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‘Soho Karen’ Miya Ponsetto Pleads Not Guilty to Hate Crime Charges

Miya Ponsetto, 22, made headlines back in late December when she tackled a 14-year-old Black boy in the lobby of a Soho hotel in New York City after wrongly accusing him of stealing her cell phone which was later found...
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5 Podcast Episodes on Social Justice You Need to Listen to Now

Virginia Isaad
Brenda Gonzalez is co-CEO of Tamarindo podcast along with co-host Ana Sheila Victorino. She’s originally from Puebla, Mexico and her experience as an undocumented student shaped her politics. She lives in Los Angeles and previously taught American Government at Cal...
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Mexican-American Elderly Woman Beaten After Mistaken for Being Asian

Virginia Isaad
Warning: Images may be disturbing and upsetting Amid the ongoing violence against the Asian community, an elderly Mexican-American woman, mistaken for being Asian, was attacked on Friday in Los Angeles. The woman only been identified only as Becky, 70, and...
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Sesame Street Tackles Prejudice Faced by Spanish Speakers in U.S.

Virginia Isaad
Sesame Street continues to strive to educate the younger generation and in order to better do that they’re working on reflecting real issues affecting kids today. They recently introduced their first Black humanoid Muppets, father and son duo Elijah and...
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Meghan Markle Shares Previous Suicidal Thoughts and Racism from Royal Family

Virginia Isaad
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stirred a media frenzy since they went public with their relationship in 2016 and following the split from the Royal family partially due to the media coverage. They sat down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss...
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Dominican Rapper DaniLeigh Got Called Out for Colorism in ‘Yellow Bone’

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Dominican rapper DaniLeigh, 26, took to Instagram last week to promote her new song “Yellow Bone” and quickly incited criticism from her followers who picked up on the very obvious colorism in the song’s lyrics. The Instagram clip featured the...