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Mexican American is First Latina President of Harvard Law Review

Sofía Aguilar
There are few things more exciting than Latinas getting their place at the table in higher academia. Especially at Ivy League schools like Harvard University where the system continues to favor white students from upper-class backgrounds. Despite these barriers, Mexican-American...
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America Ferrera To Make Film Directorial Debut With ‘I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter’

Virginia Isaad
Emmy and Golden Globe winner America Ferrera introduced Yo soy Betty, La Fea to US audiences with her role in Ugly Betty and now she’s helping bring a beloved Latinx book to life. Netflix just announced the Honduran-American actress/director will...

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...

11 Mexican Blankets & Cobijas That You’ll Want to Curl Up In

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
It’s getting cold outside, and nothing makes us feel cozier and protected from the elements than a thick, chunky Mexican cobija — especially after the year we’ve all had! It’s not just about the warm cuddle factor; these blankets also...

15 Things You Should Know About Legendary Artist Frida Kahlo

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
There are certain legendary icons who we know on a first-name basis. Those who only become bigger stars, inspirations, and symbols over time, who we continue to honor even decades after their death. This all definitely rings true of Mexican...