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Aimée Mazara is the Artist Behind the ‘What’s Happening in Dominican Republic?’ Illustration

Johanna Ferreira
On Sunday, February 16, the municipal elections in the Dominican Republic were suspended across the country by the Central Electoral Board (JCE) due to technical difficulties with the electronic ballot machines. This is the first time in the country’s voting...
News and Entertainment

‘One Day At A Time’ and ‘Vida’ Creators Launch Challenge to Help Immigrants

Virginia Isaad
A challenge is going viral on social media and if the name reminds you of two of your favorite Latinx shows it’s not a coincidence. The #OneVidaAtATimeHugChallenge launched a few days ago with Netflix’s One Day at a Time creator...
News and Entertainment

The Mirabal Sisters Honored With Street Corner Named After Them in NYC

HipLatina
The Mirabal sisters — commonly known as Las Mariposas (the butterflies) — are being honored in Washington Heights. The City Council of the City New York organized to have a street named after the brave Dominican activists and specifically in...
Lifestyle

America Ferrera Is Done With Being Stereotyped For Being Latina

Johanna Ferreira
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...
News and Entertainment

6 Celebs Who Aren’t Afraid to Share Their Immigration Stories

Bill O’Connor
Immigration policy lately has been constantly under scrutiny—but that doesn’t mean it’s a topic that we should be afraid to talk about. With the Trump administration’s latest announcement that DACA will be rescinded, we all need to be speaking out...