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Latinx Heritage Month

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Poll Finds Up to 40 Percent of Voters Are Offended by the Term “Latinx”

Sofía Aguilar
This month has brought in new fuel to add to the decades-long debate in the Latinx community: the name we use to identify ourselves. Do we use Latino or Latinx or Latine? Do we call it #LatinxHeritageMonth or #HispanicHeritageMonth? Chicana...
Culture Family

Hispanic Heritage Month Feels Like an Afterthought in My Kids’ Schools

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Hispanic Heritage Month has felt a bit lackluster for me this year. As a mom, a lot of Hispanic Heritage Month is connected to my children, and what they are doing to learn about and honor Hispanic and Latinx heritage,...
Culture

Latinx, Latine, Hispanic, Latino/a: What Do We Call Ourselves?

Laysha Macedo
Scrolling through the #Latinx tag on Tiktok you’ll find a mix of your everyday relatable content such as “Hispanics Be Like” or plenty of educational videos highlighting topics important to the community like immigration and Indigenous history. In the midst...
Culture

18 Must-Read Books By Latinx About Latinidad

Laysha Macedo
Our history may not often be taught in schools but there are countless books dedicated to telling our stories and for Latinx Heritage Month (but really all year long) we want to honor those stories. We at HipLatina love to...
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Target Launches First-Ever Latino Heritage Month Collection

Virginia Isaad
Target is a one-stop shop for all of us and while we love their products, we’re even more excited for their Hispanic Heritage Month collection. They’ve partnered with Latinx entrepreneurs for their first-ever Latino Heritage Month collection featuring some of...
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How to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Kids

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
One of the most important ways to honor Hispanic Heritage Month is to spend time teaching the next generation about the traditions and various cultural aspects that make up our Latinx heritage.It’s also important to help them learn about the...
Culture Family

11 Latinx Kids Books to Enjoy During Latinx Heritage Month and All Year Long

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We at HipLatina obviously love to celebrate Latinx representation all year long, but we love that Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15-October 15 each year, gives us the opportunity to highlight even more of the incredible work people...
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Barbie Launches New Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez Dolls

Virginia Isaad
In recent years Barbie has been working on diverse representation including launching dolls of Latin icons like Frida Kahlo and Selena. Today, in honor of the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Barbie unveiled Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez dolls...
Culture

The 3 Dope Artists Behind Instagram’s #LatinxHeritageMonth

Johanna Ferreira
Hispanic Heritage month, or what many of us prefer to refer to as Latinx Heritage Month, kicked off on Tuesday, September 15, and runs until October 15. It’s not only a time to recognize and celebrate the culture, contributions, influence,...