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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 ...

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...
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Selena Quintanilla on the Cover of New Comic Book About the Icon

Virginia Isaad
Twenty six years after her untimely death in 1995, Selena is still making a splash in pop culture with fans selling out her MAC line and the Grammys recently honoring her with a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement award. Following  Netflix’s...