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For Latinas, nothing will ever top the most ~incredible~ night of their young lives: their quinceañera. The dress was probably too fluffy, the booze was running a little too freely, and your tia probably danced a little too provocatively. Take a walk down memory lane with these 12 quinceañera memes that are way too real:
Want even more from our April 2016 cover star, Genesis Rodriguez? Check out these exclusive quotes from her cover shoot:
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Gabriela Hernandez has always been fascinated and enthralled by vintage beauty — a passion she utilizes daily as the creative mastermind and owner of Bésame Cosmetics. After channeling her passion at the Art Center in Pasadena, California, the Venezuelan immigrant decided to pursue different facets of the industry. She worked as a photographer, an art director and an author before turning her attentions to her true calling: makeup.
"You sucked on the Oscars like you do on Fox News."
In what will probably be remembered as the most awkward award show moment of all time, actress and Fox News' contributor Stacey Dash took the stage at the Academy Awards as the "director of the Academy's minority outreach program."
Special thanks for We Are Mitu for discovering an amazing episode of Saved By The Bell: The College Years when A.C. Slater, aka Mario Lopez, discovers his Chicano roots after meeting a fellow Latino, a girl named Theresa, during a class at California University.
These ladies have worked long and hard for their success, and now, they hope to inspire the next generation of female artists, writers, actors, engineers, businesswoman, leaders and more to push toward their own goals. Read their inspiring, motivation quotes on female empowerment:
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Big news, Dominicanos!
Earlier this week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially announced that the state will celebrate and honor Dominican Heritage Month from January 21 to February 27.
The month will align with Dominican Independence Day, February 27, and the birthday of founding father Juan Pablo Duarte, which falls on January 26.
Donald Trump and former Mexican president Vicente Fox continue to battle it out over the GOP frontrunner's controversial proposal to make Mexico pay for a border wall between their country and the United States.
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