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Digame: Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez Wants Brown Girls to Be Proud and Advocate for Themselves

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez has been writing for and about women of color for years and this year she...
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Melissa Lozada-Oliva’s ‘Dreaming of You’ Explores Selena Nostalgia, Idolatry and Latinidad

Laysha Macedo
Poet and writer Melissa Lozada-Oliva is an unstoppable force within the poetry world. Throughout her career, her poetry has captured intimate, yet relatable experiences centered around her Latina identity, most notably her poetry chapbook, peluda. The Guatelombian (Guatemalan-Colombian) poet went...
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Puerto Rican Poet Elisabet Velasquez’s Debut Novel is Raw and Painfully Real

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Puerto Rican poet Elisabet Velasquez has penned her first novel and it’s a fast-paced roller coaster of a read that will hit home for many. Elisabet is a Brooklyn-born Nuyorican and mom-of-two who writes about what she knows best: her...
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Brown Badass Bonita’s Kim Guerra Pens Ode to Latina Self-Love

Virginia Isaad
Kim Guerra’s uplifting and empowering floral prints have probably made their way into your Instagram feed at one point or another. You’ve seen her inspiring verses “pa la raza” around social media and you’ve probably run into her Etsy shop Brown...