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Class of 2019 How True Achievement Comes from the Heart

We are beyond inspired by the generosity of Mr. Robert F. Smith’s recent gesture to pay off the debt for all of the 2019...

Money Moves: How Latina Women Increasingly Inform Our Nation’s Economy

The pay gap between men and women still exists in the United States. From minimum wage to maximum return jobs, whether it’s a hidden...
Honduran migrants, part of a caravan trying to reach the U.S., are seen during a new leg of their travel in Esquipulas BeLatina border writers

The Voice of the Border Comes from These Latina Writers

The immigration crisis happening at our border is hard to hear about but even harder to ignore. It can be difficult to process the...
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Madre Mía: Unpacking the Divine Role of Mothers in Latin Culture

Every year, usually in the spring, a great number of cultures around the world take a day to celebrate their mothers. The same natural...
Ceci Burgos Belatina

How Navy Training and Love of Her Culture Shapes the Mission of Veteran Cecilia...

Here’s what you need to know about Cecilia Burgos — she’s a creative problem solver who is passionate about two things: comida and community...

Real Talk: Should We Just Stop Using the Word ‘Latinx?’

There’s been a lot of debate over the term Latinx. What exactly does it mean? How is it different from Latino or Hispanic? Is...
The monumental and multi-faceted Katherine Castro

Meet Katherine Castro: Self-Proclaimed Military Brat and Full-Spectrum Artist

It would be accurate to describe the Dominican-born artist Katherine Castro as a Swiss army knife of a person: the epitome of multi-faceted simplicity....
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5th Annual Bay Area Book Festival Brings in Strong Cast of Latinx Voices

The Bay Area Book Festival, which wrapped up over the weekend, was a two-day event that included hundreds of speakers and authors, pulling in...
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Mind-Numbing Nomenclature: Can Someone Please Explain if I’m Latina, Latinx or Hispanic?

I arrived in the United States at the age of eighteen to a university campus, which provided me, in addition to a solid liberal...

Sexual Assaults in the Military Up From 2016, With Young Women Experiencing Highest Rates...

The anonymous results from a biennial Pentagon survey indicate that sexual assaults among active duty members of the U.S. military have increased significantly over...
Mantra Mental Health Suicide

The First Latina Suicide Prevention Center Opened in Manhattan This Year

Depression and a decline in mental health in teens has been on the rise since the late 2000s. An epidemic that has been especially...
Gabby Rivera Comic America

Meet Gabby Rivera: The Realest Superhero of the New Era

Punch first, ask questions later. That’s Marvel Comics’ new superhero America Chavez’s modus operandi.  She’s an 18-year-old portal-punching hard femme in sneakers and hoop...