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13 Influential & Notable Latinx Caribbean-Americans Throughout History

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
June has been designated as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month since 2006 in the U.S. While it is certainly a lesser known month of recognition than Hispanic Heritage Month or Black History Month, it’s still  significant and worth celebrating. With Latin...
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9 Films Out This Year Featuring Latinas in Leading Roles

Nicole Young
While we are 60 million strong in the U.S., those numbers don’t exactly translate to the big or small screen but progress is slowly but surely being made. In today’s entertainment industry, women of color are in control of their...
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...
Culture

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...