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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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Dominicana Musicians Breakdown the Complexity of Their Music & Independence Day

Mariela Rosario
For Dominicans, this is a special week of reflection. Around this time every year, events, carnivals, and parties pop up with celebratory flags and red, blue and white fashion. The celebration this year feels a little different. Due to the...
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7 Latina Composers To Have on Your Radar

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Beethoven. Mozart. Bach. These are often the first names that come to mind when talking about composers, especially of orchestral music.  But what about women? Latina composers? In an effort to highlight and celebrate the diversity present in the composition...
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How Selena Quintanilla Welcomed Me to America

Irina Gonzalez
The first few months of 1995 were quite harrowing for fans of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla-Perez. On February 26th, Selena performed at the Houston Astrodome in front of more than 65,000 people in what would ultimately be her final concert,...