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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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Why We Need To Stop Referring To Afro-Latinxs as ‘Other Latinxs’

janelmartinez
Being Black in a Latinx space is by design an othering experience. Just how melaninated you are, or tight and course your curls are, will determine which questions get funneled your way. As an adult, I now know these attempts...
News and Entertainment

Netflix Stars Discuss Latinx Representation in Hollywood

HipLatina
We’re approaching the tail-end of Latinx Heritage Month—more commonly known as Hispanic Heritage Month. But brands aren’t showing any signs of slowing up in rolling out their Latinx-focused campaigns. Netflix released short videos on Tuesday featuring several of their Latinx...
Lifestyle

I’m a Latina Taking Spanish Language Lessons and I Don’t Give AF What Haters Say

Johanna Ferreira
We talk about bilingual Latinas and Latinas who don’t speak Spanish at all, but we don’t often speak about the semi-bilingual Latinas like myself. The ones who are about 70-75 percent fluent but don’t speak it outside of our families...
Culture

Zoe Saldana Opens Up on The Importance of Latinx Representation

Johanna Ferreira
With everything that’s been happening in this country regarding cruel and immoral immigration policies and a lack of tolerance towards marginalized groups including Latinos, Zoe Saldana is making it her duty to put more content out there in mainstream media...
Culture

The Rise in Latina-Owned Feminist Bookstores Is More Important Than Ever

Johanna Ferreira
Small bookshops have been a dying business in the states, especially in big cities like NYC thanks to Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.com. But it seems that the number of feminist, Latina-owned independent bookstores is slowly growing and the timing...