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Latinegras: A Miami Film Festival Selection about Afro-Latinas and Identity

I’m going to start off with Latinegras accolades first because I need you to understand just how great this film is before I dig...

‘Cobweb Home,’ a Poem by Sawhney

This poem comes from a place of contemplation and wondering why I’ve put up cobwebs, or road blocks in my own life. Some may...

Meet Raquel Cepeda: Journalist, Cultural Activist, Podcaster, Filmmaker, and Bird of...

Raquel Cepeda was born in Harlem, New York to parents from the Dominican Republic. She is an author, film-maker, producer, and outspoken supporter for...

In Defense of the Much Needed Latinx-ification of Netflix and Why...

We are in the middle of the maelstrom — the big studio system continues to crumble and in its place former film and television...

Afro-Latina Trans Woman Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza Needs Your Outrage

Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza was a daughter, mother, friend, and trans-Afro-Latina woman who died on Rikers Island in New York City on June 7th.  Four days...

Womanhood Redefined: What the APA’s Updated Guidelines Tell Society About Being...

In 1975, the APA (American Psychological Association) assembled a special task force to create a set of guidelines for the ethical treatment of women...

62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade Honors Boricua Identity With...

The 62nd National Puerto Rican Day Parade took to the streets of New York City yesterday, led by one of the world’s most recognizable...

The Complexities of Being a Latin With A Non-Latin Last Name

Growing up in the 1980s, the golden age of the personalized souvenir, was a rough time to grow up with a name like Esther....

Summer School: Your Official Chicana Literature Syllabus is Here

Summer is almost here, which means a change of seasons, a change of schedule (if you’re lucky) and a whole lot more time to...

The Moth Honors Writer and Cultural Critic Roxane Gay Tomorrow at...

Author Roxane Gay is the guest of honor for the 2019 Moth Ball, where she will be receiving the Moth Award for the bravely...

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