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How Censorship & Book Banning Affect the Latinx Community in 2022

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It’s 2022 and book banning and censorship may seem like a thing of the past. We live in a progressive, modern society, no? Well, not really. As was evidenced during the 2020 election cycle, there are pockets of society throughout the...
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New Graphic Novel About César Chávez March Released

Iconic Mexican American civil rights activist, César Chávez, is the subject of a new graphic novel for children spotlighting his work in support of migrant farm workers. Written by award-winning Chicano comic book author, Terry Blas, and illustrated by acclaimed...
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11 Powerful Must-Read Children’s Books About Immigration

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
As parents it’s our job to equip the next generation with the knowledge and tools they need to be better, smarter, more compassionate people, and we firmly believe that literature plays a major part in that. Kids love to be...
Culture Family

11 Children’s Books Combatting the Idea of Pelo Malo

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We are so sick of hearing about people who continue to perpetuate the idea of “pelo malo,” especially since some of us now have children with beautiful crowns of curly hair. For years Afro-Latinx and other Latinx people with naturally...
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11 Latinx Kids Books to Enjoy During Latinx Heritage Month and All Year Long

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We at HipLatina obviously love to celebrate Latinx representation all year long, but we love that Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15-October 15 each year, gives us the opportunity to highlight even more of the incredible work people...
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Latina-Owned Lil’ Libros Raised $2 Million in Crowdfunding Campaign

Virginia Isaad
Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein are two moms who saw the lack of representation in publishing when it came to Latinx stories and they came together to change that. They launched Lil’ Libros in 2014 to share our culture and...