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Five Things You Might Not Know About Carlos Santana

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When we heard that guitar guru Carlos Santana collapsed on stage last Tuesday night, we nearly collapsed in our seats ourselves. It was impossible to...

Beyond Tragedy, Uvalde’s Cultural History and Its Role in the Civil...

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An unthinkable tragedy put the city of Uvalde on the map for many people. However, its cultural and political history has been more important...

‘The Dust Never Settles,’ Karina Lickorish Quinn’s Novel About the Painful...

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For Karina Lickorish Quinn, the marginalization of stories is a global reality, but one that takes on "its own flavor" depending on each context....

Argentina Is Experiencing a Social Awakening As Its Afro-Latinx Citizens Appropriate...

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In Latin America, we often repeat the joke that "Argentines are the children of ships," as Facundo Cabral used to say. And the fact...

A Brief Look at the History of Bachata

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When we talk about bachata, we often think of sensual moves, parties, and even an offensive way of referring to women. However, the danceable musical...

Books that Will Teach You About Afro-Latinx History

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Whether it’s Hollywood, history books, telenovelas, or fashion magazines, Afro-Latinos have often been left out of what it means to be Latinx. But, in...

Audrey Hepburn, the Story of a Woman Kissed by God

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It was the moment she stepped out of a New York City cab, dressed in a black silk dress designed by Hubert de Givenchy,...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Gender Pay...

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March 24 is observed as Equal Pay Day during Women’s Month. Even though women have gotten closer and closer to shattering the glass ceiling,...

The Importance of History in Guiding Future Generations of Women

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I would be nothing without my predecessors, the brave women in my family who paved the way for the woman I can be today....

Is the Erasure of the US’s Troubled History Really Effective?

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Given the current state of affairs in the United States — from the Black Lives Matter movement to the rise in hate crimes, anti-immigrant...

Diving Into the Question of Whether Black History Month is Problematic...

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We’re deep into Black History Month, and yet, 95 years after its inception, there are still people who question whether Black History Month is...

Writing the Patriarchy Away: How Hermila Galindo Became a Fearless Mexican...

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Picture your modern version of a radical feminist: She is smart. She is educated. She is politically active. She uses her pen as her...