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Chingona Ventures Jefa Wants to Fund Latina-Owned Businesses

Venture Capitalist Samara Hernandez, 35, has invested in non-diverse teams and when confronted about why she doesn’t only invest in Latinx businesses she explains that working in a white male-dominated space means she can be a better advocate for women and minorities. She recalls a time she helped get a woman in her network hired…

The Best Nail Polish Color for You According to Your Sign

We are all doing at-home manicures, switching up the colors to match our moods and add some glam, cheer, and color during this dark time. It’s always fun to learn about cool new polish hues, as well as those that work best for us. Did you know that there are certain colors associated with your…

13 Old Latinx Wives’ Tales We All Grew Up Hearing

  Latinx culture is a blend of so many influences and experiences. The religious and the spiritual. The Indigenous, the African, and the Spanish. Different regions, emigrations, migrations, and immigration. Add to that the cultures and customs that we encounter here in the United States, which are numerous. Along the way, we are taught, and…

10 Ways You Can Boost Your Immune System Naturally

Cold and flu season may be coming to an end, but with all the world in a tizzy over the global coronavirus outbreak, it seems it’ll still be awhile before most of us can stop working about getting sick. Maybe I’m being naive, but I’m not terribly concerned about COVID-19 affecting my family — even…

Chris Perez Has No Idea What’s Going on With Selena Series on Netflix

As the promotion for Selena: The Series on Netflix continues on social media, Chris Perez said he’s entirely in the dark about the new show. Selena Quintanilla’s widower noted that Netflix, the production company, or the family never consulted about the show, including on how his life and relationship with Selena would be portrayed.  Perez shared a…

30 Memes and Quotes That Celebrate Being a Chingona With Pride

The word “chingona” wasn’t always perceived as cool. In fact, at one point it was considered a derogatory term used to describe women in a negative way — as difficult and out-of-control. “Chingona” came from the word “chingar,” a Mexican term that came from the Caló (Spanish Romani) term čingarár, which means “to fight.” It…

13 Books Every Latina Should Read at Least Once

There are so many incredible reads by Latino authors that every Latina should read at least once. The books are filled with characters that are magical, passionate, spiritual, powerful, opinionated, and determined to live a life full of integrity, honor, and meaning.   We invite you to join us on a literary journey this summer!…

Bad Bunny Drops New Track with Girlfriend Gabriela Berlingeri

Bad Bunny has been on top of his quarantine game. Like most responsible people, he’s been sheltering-in-place too. Unlike most, however, Bad Bunny has been busy delivering very excellent content and keeping his fans very entertained. His quarantine partner — and girlfriend — Gabriela Berlingeri has also been his beautiful sidekick, helping Bad Bunny’s videos and Instagram…

9 Things You Should Never Buy at The Dollar Store

Dollar stores are awesome. Colorful aisles, overflowing (most of the time) with an endless number of things you can buy for virtually nothing. But remember the saying, “You get what you pay for”? There are some things that aren’t safe to get at the dollar store and definitely not worth the savings you would get…

7 Reasons to Escape COVID with ‘On My Block’

These are dark times but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still spots of brightness. Before Americans were paying attention to COVID-19, before we knew what “social distancing” meant, Netflix dropped the third season of On My Block and if you haven’t watched it yet, you should give it a look. It’s a teen dramedy about…