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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Pens Children’s Book Inspired by Her Mother

The ever-inspiring Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, just released her fourth children’s book  earlier this week, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, inspired by her beloved mom. Sonia credits her with instilling an attitude of positivity and optimism in...
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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” is Disney’s Highest-Charting Song Since 1995

Virginia Isaad
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” is the earworm that’s topping the charts since the release of Disney’s Encanto in November. The catchy track that’s gone viral and hit the No.1 spot on Spotify has climbed the Billboard Hot...
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French Fashion Label Sézane Used Imagery of Indigenous Woman Without Paying Her

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Capitalizing on the labor and image of Indigenous people is unfortunately not a rare occurrence with major brands often using Indigenous culture to promote their products.  Popular French fashion label, Sézane, has come under fire for reportedly intending to use...
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Netflix Cancels ‘Gentefied’ After Two Seasons

Sofía Aguilar
We know we weren’t the only ones hoping for a third season of Netflix’s Gentefied. Executive produced by Honduran-American actress America Ferrera, the Latinx dramedy has given voice to the unique Mexican-American experience in heavily Latinx neighborhood in Los Angeles,...
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Teen Jocelyn Camarillo Wins 2021 USA Boxing National Championship

Virginia Isaad
High school senior Jocelyn Camarillo, 17, ended 2021 on a high note and now she’s inspiring other Latinas to pursue their dreams. The teen from Indio, California in Coachella Valley won the championship title at the 2021 USA Boxing National...
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Why Ignoring the Spiritual Scammer Problem on Social Media is Hurting Our Community

Esoteric Esa
Astrologer, podcast host, and founder of spiritual blog Souliminati, Esoteric Esa pens a letter asking for support for the spiritual community following a surge in social media scammers. She, along with other Latina spiritual practitioners, have been the victims of...
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Anti-Immigration Tweets from VP Kamala Harris’ New Communications Director Surface

Political pundit and career Democratic communications aide, Jamal Simmons, was named Vice President Kamala Harris‘ communications director on Thursday, January 6, and not long after, he came under fire for a number of tweets that were perceived as being anti-immigration....
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‘Encanto’ & ‘West Side Story’ Win Big at Golden Globes 2022

Virginia Isaad
If you feel like you missed the 2022 Golden Globes this year, you didn’t. The awards show didn’t air on TV, instead the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced the winners on Twitter Sunday night, with no media in attendance...
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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from ‘Encanto’ Hits #1 on US Spotify Chart

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Lin-Manuel Miranda undoubtedly had an amazing year in 2021, and his success is only continuing in 2022. The Puerto Rican songwriter and playwright, penned the soundtrack for the hit Disney film, Encanto, released in November and had all of us...
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Camila Cabello Performs Mariachi Christmas Cover at the White House

Sofía Aguilar
After starring in Amazon Prime’s Cinderella and releasing the first single from her upcoming third album Familia, Camila Cabello ended the year with a bang by performing at the White House (again)! To help celebrate the holiday season, the Cuban-Mexican-American...