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I Can Totally Relate to AOC’s Struggle With Spanish Fluency

Johanna Ferreira
One of the things I’ve always appreciated about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is how relatable she could be sometimes. On Thursday, the Congresswoman tweeted about doing an interview in Spanish about the Green New Deal on Univision Nueva York. She kept...
Culture

14 Taíno Words You Didn’t Even Realize You Knew

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Taíno is an Arawakan language spoken by the Taíno, Ciboney, Lucayan, and Yamaye peoples of what is now Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and across the Caribbean. It was the first Indigenous language encountered by European colonizers, so...
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White Woman Stops Racist Attack Against Latinas For Speaking Spanish

HipLatina
There’s been a noticeable uptick in verbal attacks on people from diverse backgrounds since Trump has taken office. We’ve seen multiple attacks made against the Latinx community this year alone and numerous cases where they’ve been discriminated against simply for...
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Montana Border Patrol Agent Stops Latinas For Speaking Spanish—Assumes They’re Undocumented

Johanna Ferreira
It feels like every other story in the news this month—or this past week even—has been about some racist jerk who has a problem hearing Latinos speak their native language—Spanish. In fact, a Montana Border Patrol agent recently admitted to...