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Indigenous Mexican Woman Kills Rapist, Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

Sofía Aguilar
Throughout all of Latin America, it has become increasingly difficult for women to live and thrive due to high rates of gender-based violence and femicide. In Mexico  there were more than 1000 femicides in 2021— second only to Brazil in...
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Siempre Mami: Honor The Mamás In Your Life With This Mexican Charcuterie Recipe Featuring Sargento® Cheese

Alejandra Medina
Sponsored by Sargento® Foods Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate all mother figures and the special place they have in our hearts. From your favorite teacher to your closest homegirl, to your tia or abuelita, many women in our...
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‘Huesera: The Bone Woman’ Shows the Complicated Pain of Motherhood

Sofía Aguilar
WARNING: Some spoilers ahead The horror film genre is often reduced to gore and screams but it can also take a frightening look at very real pain and trauma. Huesera: The Bone Woman was directed and co-written by Mexico City-based Michelle...
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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...