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Rita Moreno, Gina Torres, and Laurie Hernandez Are Leading the 2020 Tournament of Roses

Virginia Isaad
The 2020 Tournament of Roses just got a whole more Latinx. On Tuesday, it was announced that the 2020 Tournament of Roses co-grand marshals would be the 87-year-old EGOT winner Rita Moreno, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez, and actress Gina...
Culture

14 Taíno Words You Didn’t Even Realize You Knew

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Taíno is an Arawakan language spoken by the Taíno, Ciboney, Lucayan, and Yamaye peoples of what is now Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and across the Caribbean. It was the first Indigenous language encountered by European colonizers, so...