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Bomba & Plena Music Are Giving A New Voice to Afro-Latinx Communities

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The uniquely Puerto Rican musical styles of bomba and plena are deeply rooted in the island’s African roots. When most Boricuas hear the deep drum beats of bomba and plena, we can’t help but move our bodies. When we hear...
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32 Google Doodles That Honor Latinx Icons, Culture, and History

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Over the years, Google has made it a point to celebrate several notable Latinxs through their Google Doodles, little pieces of art that replace the traditional Google logo and educate the millions of people who search on the site about...
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15 Classic Old Hollywood Films to Watch that Star Latinxs

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Part of celebrating and learning as much as we can about Latinx history and culture involves learning about Latinx achievements and accomplishments in pop culture. About the actors and actresses who made their mark, despite having to be trailblazers in...
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30 Latinx Biographies and Autobiographies to Add to Your Summer Book List

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
  A good biography can help you walk in someone else’s shoes. They offer an inside peek into the lives of the world’s most famous and fascinating people. It’s an opportunity to learn about the untold stories behind that person...
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These Artistic Interpretations of Dia de los Muertos are Everything

HipLatina
Dia de los Muertos is a time to honor and celebrate our loved ones who have passed. The beautiful festivities come alive each October and November, with brilliant colors, ornate patterns, and intricate artwork. You will see tons of vibrantly-colored...