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BELatina’s Best of the Week: Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, 2022 Fashion Trends, And More

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Does anyone else feel that whatever you don’t get done in January, you won’t be able to do the rest of the year?

Here at BELatina, we’ve been working our tails off to bring you the best stories from our community, and we can’t seem to get enough!

We are super proud of all the accomplishments of our Latinas, and we want to bring you, our readers, all the information you need to make 2022 a success.

From Michaela Jaé Rodriguez’s Golden Globe win to the tips you need to stay organized this year, these are the best stories of the week.

Afro-Latina Michaela Jaé Rodriguez Makes History Becoming the First Transgender Actor To Win a Golden Globe

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Afro-Latina actress Michaela Jaé Rodriguez made history last Sunday after winning a Golden Globe for her role on FX’s “Pose” and becoming the first transgender actor to win the award.

17-Year-Old Latina Jocelyn Camarillo Wins the USA Boxing National Championship

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At only 17, Jocelyn Camarillo won the 2021 USA Boxing National Championship in the 48kg weight class. The young Latina from Indio, California, marked a milestone in boxing’s history.

Fashion Trends To Update Your Closet in 2022

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Finally, 2021 is history, and we enter a new year with new energy and a desire to renew ourselves. It’s time to make small changes, step by step — and nothing better than starting with our closet. In this short list, we will go through the return of Y2K fun, the sensuality and boldness of cutouts, transparencies, shiny fabrics, and much more.

Simple Ways to Get Organized This Year

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With New Year’s Eve behind us, 2022 is officially in full swing. For many of us, getting (and staying) more organized is a primary goal for the year. If you’re a neat-freak, type-A, clean obsessed person who is always tidying up and determined to keep things organized (guilty!), you’re on the road to a fulfilling year. If, on the other hand,  you’re not a fan of getting organized, or perhaps you’re just overwhelmed at where to begin, then there’s no time like now, and we’ve got you covered.

Rachel Balkovec Becomes Yankees’ First Female Minor League Manager

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Rachel Balkovec has made history by becoming the first woman to manage a team in an affiliated baseball for the Yankees. In a historically male-dominated industry, Balkovec’s accomplishment is nothing short of a cause for celebration.

Six Spanish-Speaking Series to Look Forward To This Year

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There are many new television shows we’re looking forward to this year — or should we say binge them in one day? The funny thing is that we anticipate these new seasons for such a long time that when it finally premieres, we frantically watch all episodes as soon as possible. Here are six upcoming Spanish-speaking series that we are excited about this year!