Raquel Reichard Politics & Culture Editor
Raquel is the Politics & Culture Editor at Latina.com and Latina magazine, writing on all things policy, social justice, cultura and health. Formerly at millennial news site Mic, Raquel's work can also be found at the New York Times, Cosmo for Latinas, the Washington Post, the Independent and more. A proud NuyoFloRican chonga, when Raquel's not talking Latina feminism, racial justice, the "x" in Latinx or the prison industrial complex, she's going on and on about the Puerto Rican diaspora in Orlando, Fla. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat at @RaquelReichard.
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More than 250 million people across the globe lack access to necessary menstrual products, resulting in several social and personal problems, from low self-esteem to economic and environmental slumps.
Mexican rockers Maná are calling on Latinos to show up to the polls this election year in the best way possible: a tour.
Reminder to All Students of Color: Don’t be afraid to challenge your educators when they teach you a whitewashed version of your history and experiences.
“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world,” Margaret Mead once said, and a group of Latino students at Loyola University is bringing proof to the quote.
Film producer Ross Putman's Twitter account is making a major point about sexism in Hollywood.
After flipping through some film scripts, the producer noticed a glaring trend: all of the ladies were described almost solely by their "sexy" appearance.
Kanye West caused a social media uproar on Wednesday when the rapper tweeted his support for Bill Cosby, who is facing a sexual assault investigation. Joining the voices of disappointed fans is Gloria Allred, the woman’s rights attorney representing many of Cosby’s accusers.
Prison injustice is a Latina feminist issue. Not only do we make up one of the fastest-growing prison populations in the country, but many of us, particularly trans Latinas, experience an increased level of violence while behind bars.
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