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10 Things to Know About the “Half Like Me” Documentary

Alessandro “Al” Liborio Madrigal is a comedian, and was the Latino Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In 2015, he created a comedy documentary, called Half Like Me, in which he explored being half Sicilian and half Mexican. Madrigal set out on a “pocho quest” to get in touch with his Mexican side, before…

8 Personal Finance Books You Need to Get Your Money Under Control

There are a lot of common misconceptions about women and money — we’re risk-averse, splurge versus save, and struggle to manage our money, to name a few. While millennial women are believed to lack financial confidence when compared to their male peers, we display high confidence in areas like budgeting and bill paying, according to…

ICE Almost Deported A Latino U.S. Citizen and Marine Veteran That Suffers From PTSD

On Dec. 14, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, a 27-year-old, Marine veteran, born and raised in Michigan, and almost had him deported. You did read that correctly, but just one more time for the people in the back: ICE detained an American citizen that served his country in Afghanistan. The story is now coming…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Desperately Tried to Open the Government Within 24 Hours

Last night, in a ponytail with straggly hairs, it’s undeniable that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was beat. Within the span of 24 hours, the congresswoman appeared to be all over Capitol Hill yesterday trying desperately to reopen the government, unfortunately to no avail. Her day began by searching for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who has the authority…

7 Latinas on How Going To the Gym Made Them Love Their Bodies

As I’ve struggled with my own health journey, there is one thing that I keep coming back to over and over: How to love my body more. Now that I am at a happy weight (and everyone has their own “happy weight” and should embrace their curves and what makes them be themselves), going to…

5 Podcasts Every Single Woman Should Listen to

Being single is a great time — don’t try and tell me otherwise. So, here’s a list of podcasts to help you get into the groove of being single if it’s a new experience, or to help you continue enjoying your single girl lifestyle. From dating to sex and to just having a few laughs, these…

Why I’ll Be Marching at the Indigenous Peoples March

When I partnered with the Indigenous Peoples March for their #WhyIMarch campaign, the first question they asked was, “Why are you marching?” and an overwhelming amount of reasons washed over me. How could I possibly only choose one? For hours I obsessed about this. Not coming up with a solid answer immediately started to make…

Why the #10YearChallenge Causes More Harm Than Good to Women

Whether or not you’ve participated in the viral “How Hard Did Aging Hit You?” also known as the #10yearchallenge on social media, chances are you’ve seen friends share photos of themselves depicting how much they’ve changed in a decade. I appreciate a good blast from the past photo and seeing how friendships and relationships have…

Jimmy Fallon’s Special Episode in Puerto Rico is an Emotional Experience

Last night’s special episode of Jimmy Fallon in Puerto Rico celebrated the Hamilton run alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda and had all the makings of an emotional event. The Tonight Show filmed entirely in Puerto Rico and featured some incredible performance and interviews, but Fallon never forgot why he was truly there. During a heartfelt interview with…

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Energy Without Coffee

If you find yourself yawning regularly throughout the day, have a hard time keeping your eyes open after each meal, or live by the slogan of “life starts after coffee,” then you’re one of the millions of people suffering from one of the greatest epidemics of our time: lack of energy. Here are five recommendations…