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‘Selena’ 1997 Biopic Inducted into the National Film Registry

Virginia Isaad
The 1997 film Selena directed by Mexican American filmmaker Gregory Nava remains iconic nearly 25 years after its release following the untimely death of Tejano star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. The movie is a biographical look into the life of the beloved ...
Culture

Melissa Lozada-Oliva’s ‘Dreaming of You’ Explores Selena Nostalgia, Idolatry and Latinidad

Laysha Macedo
Poet and writer Melissa Lozada-Oliva is an unstoppable force within the poetry world. Throughout her career, her poetry has captured intimate, yet relatable experiences centered around her Latina identity, most notably her poetry chapbook, peluda. The Guatelombian (Guatemalan-Colombian) poet went...
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Chris Perez and Selena’s Family Amicably Resolve Yearslong Legal Battle

Virginia Isaad
The love story of Chris Perez and Selena Quintanilla Perez lives on decades after the Queen of Tejano’s death but his relationship with her family has been contentious for years until now. Earlier this week Perez announced on his social...
Lifestyle

Selena-Inspired Gifts Every Fan Should Own

Nicole Young
Selena Quintanilla‘s star has only grown brighter since her death more than two decades ago and her songs including  “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom“, “Como La Flor,” and “Dreaming of You” remain streaming staples. Her iconic outfits, unforgettable performances, and love...
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Chris Perez Recounts Selena’s “Traumatic” Death in New Documentary

Virginia Isaad
It has been 26 years since Selena’s death yet the spotlights remains on the beloved Queen of Tejano music, whose story is part of E! True Hollywood Story’s “Death of Innocence” episode. The show explores the untimely deaths of celebrities...
News and Entertainment

25 Ways Selena Quintanilla Blazed a Trail for Latinas in Entertainment

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Selena Quintanilla-Perez‘a legacy and memory lives on larger than ever, with generation after generation lifting her up by embracing her music, fashion, and essence. Selena is an icon who cemented her place in the entertainment industry as one of the...
News and Entertainment

Latinx Twitter Reactions to ‘Selena: The Series’ Following Premiere

Virginia Isaad
After a year-long wait, “Selena: The Series” is now live on Netflix and fans have mixed feelings about it. The nine-episode series follows the life and tragic death of the Queen of Tejano music. It stars Christian Serratos (Selena Quintanilla),...
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25 of the Best Selena Memes on the Internet

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
This month marks 25 years that we lost Selena Quintanilla-Perez. But her legacy and memory live on so brightly and fiercely that we are reminded of the Queen of Tejano and Cumbia, through her songs, dope new merchandise emblazoned with...
News and Entertainment

25 Rare Selena Videos You Probably Haven’t Seen

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
We are always celebrating the everlasting legacy of the Queen of Tejano and Cumbia Selena Quintanilla-Perez. But like the rest of the world, in March, we sadly yet lovingly remember her even more because it’s the month we lost her...