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Kassandra Garcia is Highest-Ranking Latina in NFL’s Front Offices

Virginia Isaad
First generation Mexican-American Kassandra Garcia has made history in the white, male-dominated world of sports. Garcia , 27, is the highest-ranking Latina in the NFL as the football administration analyst for the Los Angeles Rams. She joins first-gen Mexican American...
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“For Rosa” Director Talks Shining a Light on the Forced Sterilization of Latinas

Virginia Isaad
Fighting for reproductive rights has been a long-time struggle but when it comes to doctors we’re taught to inherently trust them and focus on fighting dangerous policies instead. But in the late 1960s and early 1970s, several Mexican-American women trusted...
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Eva Longoria’s Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Biopic Gets Lead Actors

Virginia Isaad
It’s been more than a year since we learned that Eva Longoria will be directing the biopic about the Latino inventor of the beloved snack, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. This marks actress/producer Longoria’s first feature film as director, she’s also directing...
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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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Trump Denying Passports to Mexican American Citizens in South Texas

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Not sure how this is legal, but there are reports coming out of South Texas that the State Department has been denying passports to U.S. citizens with valid birth certificates, in some cases even sending them to detention centers or...