Can you believe the week is over?
Just yesterday we finished eating our Valentine’s Day chocolates and today we are already looking forward to our respective Friday margaritas.
This has certainly been a whirlwind week, but not without stories that we are proud to have shared with our audience.
From our favorite Black creators in media to everything you need to know about the full moon in Leo, these are the best stories of the week.
Black creators, artists, and talent are slowly getting the recognition and virality they deserve. From comedy skits to makeup tutorials to educational content, many of them have found their niche on platforms like YouTube and TikTok. Here are some of the creators who honed their craft, used their voice, and made themselves known in digital media.
If you’re Latinx, you most likely grew up with your parents or grandparents watching telenovelas on Univision or Telemundo. Even right now, there’s no escape from those two major television networks that always had the primetime news at 6 p.m. and the “it” novela at 8 p.m. However, looking back at it now, we tend to notice specific underlying trends or stereotypes that influenced many of those novela’s plotlines. Were they feminist, or did they actually feed into machista ideals? Who were they catered to?
Lady drama appears in the sky in the form of the full moon in Leo on February 16 at 11:55 am EST, inviting us all to step into our larger-than-life selves! No more hiding as the spotlight moves through all the signs inspiring us to appreciate ourselves, take stock of where we are holding back, and self-express and create new ways to exist on this wild ride called la vida!
A record number of Latinas are running for the state’s top executive office in 2022. Six Latinas are on the major party primary ballots this year, a number that could still increase.
Patricia Guerrero, a judge of California’s 4th District Court of Appeal, has been nominated to serve as an associate justice of the California Supreme Court.
Instead of spiraling down a mid-life crisis, we could do our duty to prepare the next generation with hits that are embedded in our Latine Rock-en-Español culture. Let’s give credit where it’s due in hopes that the Gen-Zs will pick up some of our influences and carry it to their children.