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‘Hamilton’ Star Mandy Gonzalez is Using Her Platform to Promote Inclusivity & Inspire the Latinx Community

Mexican-Jewish actress Mandy Gonzalez has devoted most of her career to stage work, which she recognizes doesn’t get nearly as much attention as working on-screen. But the 42-year-old mom’s passion, dedication and talent have led her to some incredible experiences...
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Elizabeth Acevedo Centers Cuisine and Culture in ‘With the Fire On High’

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Dominican-American poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo is bringing Afro-Latinx narratives to the publishing world. The Afro-Latina, whose debut novel, The Poet X, won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Printz Award for Best Young Adult Novel...
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12 Must-Read Latina Authors, According to Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Another day, another wonderful and encouraging Twitter post from Lin-Manuel Miranda. The recent birthday boy was asked by a fan to name “some Hispanic women authors/poets/playwrights to read in class” and the Hamilton creator went to town with suggestions. The avid...