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5 Ways to Help Mexico After 7.1 Earthquake Leaves More Than 200 Dead

Yesterday afternoon, Mexico City experienced a 7.1 earthquake that reportedly has left more than 200 people dead. The epicenter of quake was in the state of Puebla, just three hours south of Mexico City, but was felt in three states, including the capital and Morelos. Yesterday’s earthquake landed on the anniversary of the historic 8.1….

5 Latino-Ish Shows for Families

If you want proof that America has moved beyond Leave It to Beaver, look at today’s prime-time TV lineup. The success of shows such as Black-ish, Fresh Off the Boat, and Modern Family proves that diversity is more than a hook – it’s reality. Nowhere is this trend more evident than in a crop of shows that combine Latino characters,…

I Sat in a Pink Himalayan Salt Room and I’ve Never Felt So Zen

I’ve done some pretty weird things in the name of health and peace of mind. This summer I tried crystal light bed therapy to heal my body and calm my anxiety. Two years ago I tried sensory deprivation, which basically involved me floating in a dark and closed tank filled with gallons of water and…

Latinos Demand Nancy Pelosi Help All Immigrants Not Just DREAMers

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi did not expected protestors to shut down her event, especially not on the liberal grounds of San Francisco. Yesterday Pelosi, along with Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Jared Huffman (D-CA), held the event in her hometown to discuss the DREAM Act but was clearly blindsided when a group of protesters chanted…

6 Latinas Who Defined Old Hollywood

As we head into Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re reminded of all the strides made by those in our community. While today we have the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Sofia Vergara, Gina Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana, Salma Hayek, among others, these six legendary women helped define old Hollywood, while building the bridge to acting dreams for millions…

Why The Tragic Death of 19-Year-Old Mara Castilla Could Be Any of Us

A week after 19-year-old Mara Fernanda Castilla went missing, authorities found her dead. The Mexican student had called a taxi-sharing service called Cabify, but according to various news reports, Castilla never got to her destination. The Cabify driver that picked her up was arrested in connection with her death. Her body was found near a motel in state…

Reese Witherspoon’s Speech at the Emmys Is Girl Power at Its Finest

Can we take a second and talk about Reese Witherspoon and that quick, but notable, speech she gave during the Emmys tonight? Her first time at the Television Academy’s ceremony, the 41-year-old was in the audience to represent for her critically-acclaimed limited HBO series, Big Little Lies. The show took home the Emmy for Outstanding…

Dominican Curly Hair Blogger Farah Pink’s Tips to Repairing Heat-Damaged Curls

Take it from someone who knows, learning to lay off the heat and embrace the frizz, while your curls recover from heat-damage can be frustrating AF. Healthy curls don’t just bounce back overnight. Fortunately, there are Insta-famous ladies like Dominican curly hair and lifestyle blogger, @farahpink to keep us motivated throughout this journey. Farah suffered…