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NoNieqa Ramos’ Novel Features a Queer, Puerto Rican Teen with PTSD

Virginia Isaad
At 15 years old Verdad de la Reyna embarks on a journey toward wokeness after experiencing life as a marginalized woman of color, forcing her to address her internalized prejudices before she can heal from her trauma. The layers that...
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Jarina De Marco Addresses Latinx Colorism Issues in New ‘Identity Crisis’ Video

Johanna Ferreira
Latin America has a very long and complex history of colorism, a practice of discrimination where those with lighter skin are treated more favorably than those with darker skin. Dominican-Brazilian indie pop singer Jarina De Marco decided to address it...