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Latina Equal Pay Day is a Sad Reminder But Here’s What We Can Do Now

Virginia Isaad
Kara Pérez is the founder of Bravely Go, a financial platform focused on feminist economics and inclusive personal finance. I am sick of Latina Equal Pay Day. What a terrible anniversary to have to acknowledge every year; that still, the wage gap...
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Hispanic Heritage Month Feels Like an Afterthought in My Kids’ Schools

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Hispanic Heritage Month has felt a bit lackluster for me this year. As a mom, a lot of Hispanic Heritage Month is connected to my children, and what they are doing to learn about and honor Hispanic and Latinx heritage,...
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Latinx, Latine, Hispanic, Latino/a: What Do We Call Ourselves?

Laysha Macedo
Scrolling through the #Latinx tag on Tiktok you’ll find a mix of your everyday relatable content such as “Hispanics Be Like” or plenty of educational videos highlighting topics important to the community like immigration and Indigenous history. In the midst...
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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...
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‘Hermanas’ Drama Series About Three Sisters in Florida Coming to CW

Virginia Isaad
Family is everything to us but that doesn’t mean we want them around 24/7 because tensions can rise and that’s basically the premise of a new drama series about Latina sisters. Diary of a Future President creator Ilana Peña is re-teaming...
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How I Learned About and Honor my Indigenous Roots in Mexico

Virginia Isaad
As a child, one of many truths I struggled to understand about both sides of my family, and about myself, was the constant mixture and conflict of our identities. Being a mixed-race person of European, specifically Spanish, and Indigenous descent,...
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Rachel Zegler Stars in New Telenovela Podcast ‘Princess of South Beach’

Virginia Isaad
Novelas are ingrained in Latinx culture and now we’re getting an audio telenovela so you can enjoy the drama while on your commute or during your Sunday morning cleaning sesh. Princess of South Beach is a 36-part modern audio telenovela...
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Afro-Latina Michelle Marie Colón Wins Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2021

History was made at the Miss Universe Puerto Rico competition when an Afro-Latina from Loiza was crowned. Afro-Latina pageant competitor Michelle Marie Colón from Loiza won the Miss Universe Puerto Rico competition, marking the first time a non-white woman will...