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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...
Lifestyle

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...
Culture

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...
Culture

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 National Motto: La Patria es Primero (The Fatherland is First) National...
Culture

6 Jewish Communities in Latin American Countries Holding on to Their Traditions

Bill O’Connor
[tps_header][article_ad_lb][/tps_header] The holiest holidays of the Jewish faith — Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah — are a time of repenting for one’s sins at the start of the New Year on the Jewish calendar. Coincidentally, they often occur during Hispanic...

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