Black History Month

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Why Latinx Moms Need to Know the Truth About Black History in America

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
As a Latina mom who was born and raised in the United States and is now raising children in the same racism-plagued country, my eyes are open. They haven’t always been, at least not completely, though something was always there...
Family

10 Resources to Help You Teach Your Kids About Black History

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Most parents recognize the importance of Black History Month and understand why we should be putting in the extra effort to teach our kids more about historic Black figures as well as about the struggles, perspectives, accomplishments,  advancements and contributions...
Culture

15 Black Bookstagrammers to Follow For Your Next Read

Pamela Avila
Books can transport us someplace else—offering a much-needed respite from the rest of the world. They can teach us about other people’s joy, hurt, and life experiences, and in doing so, they ultimately change us and change how we view...
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These 12 Afro-Latinx Small Businesses Can Have All Our Money

We are living in an age of entrepreneurship. Everybody has a side hustle, and lots of people are finding ways to quit the 9-to-5 and turn their self-employment dreams into a reality. These days, small businesses can reach a much...
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11 Toni Morrison Quotes That’ll Empower and Inspire

Virginia Isaad
Toni Morrison’s works were seminal in African-American literature but the overall impact she’s had on American literature is undeniable and irreplaceable. Morrison, who was 88 years old, died in 2019 of complications from pneumonia, but her legacy and impact live...
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How Latinas Are Educating Future Generations on Black History

HipLatina
In today’s woke world, it’s normal to feel frustrated by widespread societal confusion about the differences between Black people and Latinx people. Many times, social commentary across the Internet either pits Black American people against Latin Americans or suggests that...
Culture

11 Times Latina Celebs Have Defended Their Afro-Latina Identity

Priscilla Rodriguez
Roughly 48% of Latin America is black. According to a Pew Research Center survey, “one-quarter of all U.S. Latinos self-identify as Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean or of African descent with roots in Latin America.” Yet, Afro-Latinx identity is constantly being questioned. There’s...