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Karina Daza Pens Feminist Anthem ‘Mujeres Will Riot’ Inspired by Vanessa Guillén

Inspired by the tragic death of U.S. Army soldier Vanessa Guillén and the dozens of assaults on women being held at ICE detention centers, Colombian-Puerto Rican singer Karina Daza has united 14 female musicians and engineers to create a powerful new...
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10 Chicana Activists Who Fought for Equal Rights in the Chicano Movement

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Cesar Chavez. Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales. Reies Tijerina. We recognize these names as leaders of the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and ’70s. But what about the women who were instrumental in fighting for equal rights for Chicanos and Latinos? Like...
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Mexican Artist & Activist Isabel Cabanillas Murdered in Juárez, Mexico

Virginia Isaad
Activist, feminist, single mother and artist Isabel Cabanillas de la Torre”s body was found Saturday with bullet wounds on her chest in Ciudad Júarez, Chihuahua, Mexico sparking demonstrations calling for justice. Cabanillas went missing Friday night after leaving a bar...
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Watch the Chilean Demonstration Against Sexual Violence That Has Gone Global

Yvette Montoya
Since November there have been countless demonstrations and protests all over Chile demanding the resignation of President Sebastián Piñera. But one of the most recent demonstrations has gone worldwide for its catchy lyrics, deep meaning, and important message. The most...
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30 BIPOC Songs That Remind You That You Are 100% That Chica

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
All women deserve to feel like they’re THAT CHICK, as often and for as long as possible. There is so much strength, resilience, intelligence (including emotional intelligence), beauty, and other amazingness that come from each and every female, that this...
Culture

The Rise in Latina-Owned Feminist Bookstores Is More Important Than Ever

Johanna Ferreira
Small bookshops have been a dying business in the states, especially in big cities like NYC thanks to Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.com. But it seems that the number of feminist, Latina-owned independent bookstores is slowly growing and the timing...