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The Mirabal Sisters Honored With Street Corner Named After Them in NYC

HipLatina
The Mirabal sisters — commonly known as Las Mariposas (the butterflies) — are being honored in Washington Heights. The City Council of the City New York organized to have a street named after the brave Dominican activists and specifically in...
Culture Family

5 Conversations To Have with Your Kids After “The Hate U Give”

HipLatina
Based on Angie Thomas’ award-winning book about an African American teen who witnesses the fatal police shooting of a close friend, The Hate U Give deals frankly and powerfully with race and activism. It touches on everything from how class and privilege affect the way...
Lifestyle

Decolonizing Foods: This Is How Latinas Are Reclaiming Their Ancestral Diets

Johanna Ferreira
There’s this misconception people tend to have around Latin cuisine, that it’s fried, loaded with starchy carbs, filled with beef, along with other processed meats, and smothered in grease and fat. It’s delicious, but by no means healthy. But the...
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Hundreds Protest on Father’s Day Against Immigrant Families Being Separated at The Border

Johanna Ferreira
A new tragic border patrol story circulates every day, ever since the Trump administration launched their cruel zero-tolerance policy for crossing the border illegally. Many have weighed in including politicians—even Melania Trump—and most agree that separating thousands of families at...
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This Woman Had The Perfect Response When Border Patrol Officers Boarded Her Greyhound Bus

Yvette Montoya
Updated Friday, June 15 2018 We hear the word ally thrown around a lot but what does it really mean to be an ally in a time when people are actually turning in their neighbors, delivery people, and parents dropping...