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Blanca Burns is the First Mexican-born Woman to Referee an NBA Game

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When Mexican Americans Kassandra Garcia and Natalia Dorantes made NFL history in 2021 it was a major win for Latina representation in football and now another Latina made sports history but this time in basketball.  Blanca Burns debuted as a...
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World Champion Boxer Marlen Esparza Talks Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Virginia Isaad
Seeking help for mental illness remains stigmatized in the Latinx community and part of the work that needs to happen to dismantle that is actually talking about mental health. During the panel discussion, “Wellness from Within,” for the L’Attitude 4-day...
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5 Things To Know About Kelsey Martinez, Raider’s First EVER Female Coach

Johanna Ferreira
Even if you’re not a football fan, chances are you heard by now of Kelsey Martinez. The 26-year-old Colorado State Graduate joined Oakland’s strength and conditioning staff this off season and was brought on by Tom Shaw. Here are a...
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8 Things To Know About The Latina Boston Marathon Winner Desiree Linden

Johanna Ferreira
It had been over three decades since an American woman won the Boston Marathon but that all changed on Monday, April 16 when Desiree Linden — a Latina by the way — made history by becoming the first American woman...