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11 Women Open Up About the Moment They Proudly Identified as Afro-Latinas

The intersection between black and Latino identity runs deep and yet there is still this misconception that all Latinos look like Salma Hayek or Jennifer Lopez. The truth is, being black and being Latino are far from mutually exclusive and a lot of Latinas are recognizing the importance of embracing and loving their Afro-diasporic roots….

Chingonas and Chicas Malcriadas: Empowering Tees That Make a Statement

Gorda, malcriada, perra. Too many Latinas have been insulted and shamed by words like these. But now, fierce Latinx fashion companies are stripping these controversial labels of their negative power and using them to inform their designs. These street wear statement pieces are helping women embrace their inner chingonas and chismosas with pride. Esta Perra…

9 Photos From Beyoncé’s Amazing “Carter Push Party”

We know Beyoncé is about to give birth to her twins any day now — but before she does, Queen B got a perfect send off with a “Carter Push Party.” The BIG affair happened on Saturday in Beverly Hills and all of her closest friends were there. We love African themed party's www.Africanstylesonline.com #carterpushparty #beyoncé #beyoncetwins…

The New Lip Reduction Plastic Surgery Trend

All you need to do is scroll through your Instagram feed to know that fuller lips have become the new beauty standard, thanks to celebs like Kylie Jenner. In fact, Allure even pointed out that according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, requests for lip enhancements increased 50 percent between 2000 and 2016. But…

10 Latino-Owned Shops Everyone Should Know

There is major buying power in the Latino community but it takes some digging to find Latino-owned shops where I’d prefer to spend my money. I know there are TONS of dope Latinx entrepreneurs out there, so I’ve made a list of my favorite shops for your  buying pleasure, and you can follow them all on…

Mom Gets Real About How it Feels to Worry About Money Every Day

In our “Let’s Talk Money” series, we ask respondents from all walks of life the same set of raw money questions. The answers reveal intimate details of their financial lives. Talking about money is one of the longest held taboo subjects in our culture. With this weekly series, we open people’s wallets (and with them…

I am More Than a Score | POV and Musings From Lola Montilla

I am currently spilling all my anxiety and stress on this keyboard/blogpost because it’s the most hated week for people in High School… finals week. This is the moment in which I ask myself, “do I really want to go to college?” and then while fighting to understand trigonometry and Pythagorean theorem, I convince myself…

6 Hiking Trails to Explore Across the United States

Hiking boots? I don’t know about you, but I’ve always dreaded that section of the shoe store. It takes up space that could be occupied by some much cuter footwear options! But rest assured, while this style can be clunky and unattractive, it does exist for a reason. Here are six places in the U.S. with…