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Traditional Latinx Holiday Cocktails You’ve Been Wanting to Make All Year

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Having spent most of the year in quarantine means we’re all looking for fun activities to do indoors especially with all the extra free time we’ve been given thanks to ‘Rona. Probably one of the Christmastime traditions we need right...
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Mexican Women Mobilize for Dignified Lives Free of Violence

Yvette Montoya
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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9 Thanksgiving Foods that Come from Latin America

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Thanksgiving is a time to show gratitude for our lives, our friends and family, and for what we have. With that said, that doesn’t mean that everything we’ve been taught about Thanksgiving is factual. In fact, a lot of folks...
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Latin America Is One of the Most Dangerous Places in the World to Be a Woman

Mariela Rosario
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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20 Protest Songs Written About the Latinx Struggle

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Music is a universal language, and it is used to describe all sorts of human emotions and experiences. Including resistance and protest. Powerful lyrics have inspired change, encouraged those going through the struggle, and revolutionized the world. When major events...
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7 Dia de los Muertos Celebrations Across Latin America

Damaly Gonzalez
  Dia de los Muertos originated 3,000 years ago and flourished mostly in the Central and Southern regions of the country we now recognize as Mexico. Indigenous groups of the North did not celebrate Day of the Dead because they...
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12 Historic Afro-Latina Figures You Didn’t Learn About In History Class

HipLatina
It’s no secret, history lessons aren’t as complete as we’ve been taught to believe. Entire nations have been erased, battles and revolts rewritten, and communities left out by design. For Afro-Latinxs, it’s taken a lot of digging to unearth our...
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7 Latino Countries & Their National Symbols

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and in celebration, we are going to take a look at the national symbols of seven Latino countries. Because learning is lifelong, no cierto? Mexico https://www.instagram.com/p/BnoIQ6yCC3u/?tagged=dahliapinnata National Motto: La Patria es Primero (The Fatherland is First)...