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We’re Ready for Christina Hale to Flip Her District to Become...

Have you ever heard the phrase "If you want something done, give the task to the busiest woman in the room"? Democratic congressional nominee...

Candace Valenzuela Is One Step Closer to Becoming the First Afro-Latina...

UPDATE 7/15/2020: Candace Valenzuela, the Afro-Latina looking to flip Texas' 24th Congressional District in November, has just clinched the Democratic nomination in yesterday's run-off...

Trump’s Blatant Insecurity in the Face of Women of Color

President Trump typically puts up a huge fuss when a Congresswoman of color expresses an opinion that is critical of his administration or is...

Know Your Latina Congresswomen, Part Five: The Hopefuls

There were so many exciting wins for Latinas in politics in the last midterm election, and looking ahead to the 2020 elections, there are...

Know Your Latina Congresswoman, Part Four: The Centrists and Conservatives

In this era of politics, being a Latina in Congress makes it much more likely that a candidate is left-leaning in her political positions....

Know Your Latina Congresswomen, Part Three: The Border Warriors

Hispanic Heritage Month brings to the forefront conversations about the southern US border, which has been both an entryway and a barrier against the...

Know Your Latina Congresswomen, Part Two: Representative Leaders in “Majority-Minority” Communities

For Part Two of BELatina’s Hispanic Heritage Month series “Know Your Latina Congresswomen,” we’re highlighting a few of the Latinas who are helming “majority-minority”...

Meet Veronica Escobar, the Texan Latina Here to Bring Some Reason...

The fortune of being born inside the U.S. borders can easily be taken for granted. My parents arrived from the Dominican Republic to New York...

No President Trump, the Freshman Squad Shouldn’t Have to Leave the...

Progressive Democrats have been relentless in their vocal criticism of the inhumane conditions of migrant detention centers, and it’s clearly gotten under the administration’s...

The Elephant in the Room for Progressives: It’s Time to Talk...

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar is yet again in the headlines for what critics contend was another anti-Semitic trope that she used in criticizing U.S....

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