Latinx history

Culture

10 Chicana Activists Who Fought for Equal Rights in the Chicano Movement

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Cesar Chavez. Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales. Reies Tijerina. We recognize these names as leaders of the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and ’70s. But what about the women who were instrumental in fighting for equal rights for Chicanos and Latinos? Like...
News and Entertainment

13 Important Lessons From John Leguizamo’s ‘Latin History for Morons’ on Netflix

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Latinxs have been a major part of American history, yet we aren’t taught enough in school about our history or contributions. This further empowers the false narrative surrounding Latinx identities and the lies we’re told that we’re “not really Americans”...
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14 Discriminatory Practices and Hate Crimes Made Against Latinos in the U.S.

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
It’s important for us as people to know our history ⁠— both the good and the bad. Remember that quote that says if you don’t know your history, you’re doomed to repeat it? It’s true. Time seems to erase some...
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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...
Fashion

See Over 100 Years of Vintage Latina Fashion

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/81909286951404962/ You can easily tell the fashion trends of a certain decade just by looking at what the big designers were creating and what was being featured in the magazines. But what about what everyday women were wearing? How these big...