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As Latin Food Culture Evolves, What’s Fusion and What’s Appropriation?

Virginia Isaad
Krista Linares is a registered dietitian nutritionist and founder of Nutrition Con Sabor. You’ve probably seen the viral videos of “Mexican corn salad” (esquites) or “spa water” (agua fresca) and the resulting pushback as if our cultural foods and drinks were suddenly...
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Cuba Legalizes Same Sex Marriage & Passes New Family Code in Historic Vote

Sofía Aguilar
Cuba became the latest country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage on Sept. 26, following in the footsteps of Chile and six other countries in LATAM. With the exception of Guatemala, Latin America has slowly become more progressive in...
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Bad Bunny Course Will Be Taught at San Diego State University in 2023

Sofía Aguilar
Puerto Rican reggaetón star Bad Bunny (born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio) is a global phenom. Since he entered the mainstream music industry in 2017, he’s released chart-topping albums, broken Spotify and Billboard records, received dozens of awards for his work,...
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15 Latinx Movies About Our History and Culture You Need to Watch

Nicole Young
Movies can entertain but can also educate and despite the lack of Latinx representation in Hollywood, there are several powerful films that showcase our stories and history. Films like the beloved Coco which centered on Dia de Muertos in Mexico...
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Día De Muertos Barbie Dolls x Benito Santos Exclusive Design Debuts

Virginia Isaad
In keeping with Barbie’s annual tradition we’ve got a new Día De Muertos Barbie doll with stunning colors and calavera designs inspired by the traditional holiday. Mexican American Barbie designer Javier Meabe designed the dolls that includes a Barbie with...
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Poetry Foundation Honors Poets Sandra Cisneros and Elizabeth Acevedo

Sofía Aguilar
Dominican American writer Elizabeth Acevedo made history when she won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for her debut The Poet X as the first woman of color to win the prize in its 83-year history. The British literary award goes to...
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Nicaraguan Actress Shakira Barrera to Star in Marvel’s ‘Ironheart’ on Disney+

Sofía Aguilar
From Zoe Saldaña in Guardians of the Galaxy to Jessica Alba in the Fantastic Four to Salma Hayek in Eternals, it’s incredibly empowering to see people who look like us on the big screen. And thankfully, there seem to be no signs of...
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Jen Zeano Designs Launches New Latinx Pride Collection at Target

Virginia Isaad
Jefas Jen and Veronica Zeano have been dedicated to Latina Power since the inception of Jen Zeano Designs (JZD) in 2016 and now their bringing that representation to the shelves of Target. Ahead of Latinx Heritage Month starting Sept. 15,...
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14 Books to Read to Better Understand Our Latin History

Sofía Aguilar
Every year from September 15 to October 15, Latinx Heritage Month is a time for the entire community to celebrate and come together from all our different nations, heritages, cultures, and most importantly, our histories. In school, many of us...
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Cast of ‘Los Espookys’ Talk Latinx Representation & Melding Comedy with Horror

Sofía Aguilar
After a three-year hiatus because of the pandemic, HBO Max’s Los Espookys is finally returning to our small screens for Season 2 in September. The comedy series first premiered in June 2019, making a name for itself on the streaming service...