BELatina’s Recap of the Week: Full Moon in Scorpio, Literature, Documentaries, and More

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Where has the week gone?!

The days are definitely going by faster and faster, while the sun seems to be announcing that summer is just around the corner.

If you’re like us, you may not have had time to read all the interesting articles that appear in the headlines every day.

That’s why at BELatina we have our Recap of the Week, to keep you in the loop with the best of our content.

Vanessa Codorniu Prepares Us For Cosmic Energy With the Full Moon in Scorpio

The full moon in Scorpio began on Monday, April 26 at 11:32 pm (EST), and has been moving every fiber of our bodies these past few days.

Are you ready for the changes you need?

Read everything you need to know here.

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez’s Inspiring Story of Perseverance

Our fan-girl moment of the week was definitely our conversation with The Dirty Social Girls Club author, Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez.

The renowned author told us about her journey at an Ivy League school, the creative process of the book that made her famous, and her venture into the film industry.

Rita Moreno Has New Documentary, and We Simply Can’t-Wait

Rita Moreno is without a doubt “Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” as the title of her new documentary reads.

From her difficult start in the film industry to her struggle with trauma and depression, this is definitely one of the most anticipated documentaries.

More Good News With Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon’s Award

Academy Award-nominated actor Edward James Olmos has set out to pave the way for Latinos in the film industry. Through his Latino Film Institute, Olmos has awarded Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon, Director of Research and Civic Engagement of Social Sciences at UCLA, the sum of $100,000 for her research on The Hollywood Diversity Report.

Emily Sendin Takes Us Back to the Source With Her Reflection on Black History in Miami

At a time when the issue of race and the debate over whether or not America is racist, articles like Emily Sendin’s are more than necessary.

Our star writer takes us back to the late 19th century, and the founding of a city with a cultural and racial interweaving that we often overlook.