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‘Gentefied’ Returns for Yet Another Powerful and Emotional Season

Virginia Isaad
Netflix’s Gentefied is one of those rare TV shows that has it all—Afro-Latinx/Latinx representation, commentary on racism, colorism, xenophobia, family, and rejection of machismo. With an undocumented immigrant character as the patriarch who isn’t made a martyr or a victim,...
Culture

‘Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed’ is a Powerful Anthology of Diverse Latinx Voices

Virginia Isaad
Latinx stories aren’t often represented in the mostly white publishing industry so the newly-released anthology Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed, edited by Saraciea J. Fennell, who is of Black, Indigenous, and Honduran woman, is a powerful book simply by existing....
Culture

7 Latina Poets Amplifying Latinidad that You Need to Read Right Now

Pamela Avila
Poetry has the ability to challenge the status quo, to help its readers make sense of the world and their humanity, and ultimately, poetry changes the world we live in and how we view it. Latin American poets through the...