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4 Artists We Can NOT Wait To See at BottleRock Napa Valley

BOTTLEROCK 2018 has finally arrived—literally and figuratively.  The music festival has now become the hot spot destination to be at this Memorial Day weekend. After five years, BottleRock is flexing chops by attracting the top talent in the music business. In 2017 headliners to the likes of Maroon 5 kicked off Friday night, Tom Petty…

#TBT: 7 Latino Songs We Grew Up Listening To

[/tps_header] Every week, in what we call #TBT, we take a look at the people, places, and things that stood out in Latino history. This edition is all about the songs we grew up listening to at family parties; Saturday mornings cleaning the house; and on record players, tape players, CD players, iPods, and online….

15 Memorial Day Dishes to Bring to Any Fiesta

Memorial Day is the official start of summer—meaning the official start of grilling season. And with grilling season comes outdoor parties and plenty of fiestas, which is pretty much something that many of us look forward to during the cold winter months. I mean, how else are you going to get through the tedious winters if…

The Story Behind My Viral #StillSpeakingSpanishYQue Tweet

The day the “racist lawyer” story went viral I was in a foreign land. I had been in Paris for awhile, trying to get by though I didn’t speak French. It was hard to navigate, but I managed to communicate with Parisians not by speaking English with them but by speaking Spanish. I’ve traveled to many…

5 Easy Changes To Make For A Healthy Family Lifestyle

[/tps_header] Staying healthy and fit as a family doesn’t need to be a hard task. Having options—for family exercise, activities, eating right, and a healthy lifestyle—can have a positive effect on everyone. Start early, by doing your research and adding lifestyle changes, while keeping family in mind. In the end, everyone benefits, and the positive…

5 Women Explain Why They Chose Not to Shed for the Wedding

I had been engaged for about a week and was swiping in at my gym, when a personal trainer lingering nearby spotted my engagement ring. He started small talk asking me when I was getting married and then presumptuously said that I must be hitting the gym to “tighten up” for my wedding. I was…

Stacey Abrams Could Become The Nation’s First Black Woman Governor

History is being made with some of these 2018 primary elections. But what was probably one of the biggest highlights of Tuesday night was when Stacey Abrams, former minority leader in Georgia’s House of Representative, became the first Black woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor. Her victory in Georgia’s Democratic primary  is…

America Ferrera Is Done With Being Stereotyped For Being Latina

Aside from being a successful actress, America Ferrera has dedicated a lot of her time to breaking stereotypes and getting involved in activist work that empowers marginalized groups—women in particular. This past fall, she got vocal about her own #Metoo moment, having been sexually assaulted at the young age of 9 by a family friend….

Gay Latina Lupe Valdez Wins Nomination For Texas Governor

Lupe Valdez scored a huge victory last night in Texas. The former Sheriff of Dallas County — and openly gay U.S. veteran — beat Andrew White in the Democratic runoff and now is officially running to be Texas governor. In the November election, Valdez will face Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. If she wins, not only will she…