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12 Great Online Courses You Can Take Completely for Free

Knowledge is power. Unfortunately, education continues to be something in this country more available to those who can shell out the bucks for it. Seeing as learning doesn’t stop at high school — or even college — we wanted to share some great educational resources and online courses that are completely free. These online classes…

Stop Asking Me When I’m Going to Straighten My Hair

Anyone who tells you, “hair is just hair,” probably hasn’t experienced what it’s like to be discriminated against for the hair that naturally grows from their scalp. Curly-haired girls have though, especially those with tight, coarse, and coily textures. While I recognize that the struggle I’ve faced with my soft curls that loosely flow down…

Jennifer Lopez Admits Pole Dancing is Way Harder Than It Looks

As we’ve already seen, Jennifer Lopez’s workout training to keep that fit physique of hers is unsurprisingly intense but when the actress had to train for Hustlers, her routine went to new levels. At the New York pop-up launch for her new fragrance, Promise by Jennifer Lopez, the actress discussed how working out helped her…

Undocumented Latina Gives Birth Inside Church to Avoid ICE

For the past two years, Ingrid Encalada Latorre has called the Unitarian Universalist Church in Boulder, Colorado, home. It is also the place where the undocumented Peruvian immigrant gave birth to her third child just a few weeks ago. It’s been a long road for the 36-year-old woman who has sought sanctuary at various churches…

Watch Ally Brooke Channel Selena Quintanilla in DWTS Performance

Ally Brooke paid a lovely tribute to Selena Quintanilla last night on Dancing With the Stars. The former Fifth Harmony member danced the rumba to Selena’s “Dreaming of You.” Her tribute also extended to her dress and hairstyle, which was the same as Selena’s silver dress and updo. “Tonight was for you Selena, My #1…

Mexican Abuela’s Cooking Channel on Youtube Goes Viral

Doña Ángela has already accumulated more than eight million views on her Youtube channel, “De mi Rancho a Tu Cocina” since launching her first video a little more than a month ago. Each time she records a YouTube video, she greets her subscribers and viewers by saying, “mi gente.” In her videos, she then prepares…

Mexican Play is Canceled After Immigration Denies Visa to Cast and Crew

Playwright Conchi León intended to bring her play to Chicago, along with its cast from Mexico but they were denied visas. Now, the show is canceled. León’s show “La Tía Mariela” would have made its debut in the U.S. at Chicago’s third International Latino Theater Festival, which is taking place now through Oct. 27. The…

José José Dies at 71 After Succumbing to Pancreatic Cancer

More than three years after José José was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the legendary Mexican singer succumbed to his death at the age of 71. The Mexican-born singer passed away in Miami on September 28. Fans and fellow artists mourned the singer over the weekend. His children gathered in Miami; however, there were some inconsistencies…

30 Ways You Can Start Saving Money

Saving money is something often at the top of many New Year’s Resolutions lists, but it sometimes seems like such an abstract concept that we are often nowhere near a solid financial goal or plan come mid-year. This is a reminder that you can still start saving money — starting today. All you need is…

24 Fall Nail Trends You’ll Want to Try Out

In addition to searching for cozy sweaters, cute ankle boots, stylish scarves, rad jackets, on-trend accessories, and all the other things that the fall season brings with it, we also can’t wait to see what the latest and greatest nail trends are. What will be the chic go-to colors? What designs will all fashionable people…