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Here's Why Americans Are Getting Pissed Off About Latinos Speaking Spanish
Here's Why Americans Are Getting Pissed Off About Latinos Speaking Spanish
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/13/2016 - 15:52

If you're wondering whether or not U.S. discrimination against Latinos has become way more freqeuent lately, you're definitely not being paranoid — it's a very frightening situation that's also very real. 


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The Internet Raised Over $200K For This Paletero Man on GoFundMe
The Internet Raised More than $200K for a Paletero Man – Here's Why
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/13/2016 - 12:48

Latinos have a special type of loyalty to the members of our barrios — from the bodega owners to the paleta man, our commitment shows no bounds.


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Nearly 60% of Venezuelans Want Out of The Country
Nearly 60% of Venezuelans Want Out of The Country
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/13/2016 - 12:41

It's heartbreaking when the political and economic state of your country is so severe that it prompts you to leave that beloved land, culture and people.


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Mexican Boy Halts Anti-Gay Marriage Rally
Mexican Boy Halts Thousands in Middle of Street at Anti-Gay Marriage Rally
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/13/2016 - 10:57

While there might be a lot of hate still in this world, Mexican photographer Manuel Rodríguez managed to capture the bit of innocence and love left.


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How I Explain Urban Words to My Latina Mom
How I Explain Urban Terms to My Latina Mom
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/12/2016 - 17:05

Here, my mami gets a lesson in "Urban Dictionary 101."


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TK Memes That Perfectly Describe Going Back to School Latino
These Memes Perfectly Describe Going Back to School While Latino
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/09/2016 - 17:14

No matter if it's your first day of third grade or the first day of senior year, we can all agree that going back to school is rough.


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Why this Latina is Remembering & Reclaiming “Abuelita Knowledge"
Why This Peruana is Remembering & Reclaiming “Abuelita Knowledge"
By Raquel Reichard | 09/09/2016 - 16:13

When topics of sustainable living, environmentalism or wellness arise, mental images of tree-hugging white hippies come up with them.


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U.S. Latino Population Growth Has Slowed Down
U.S. Latino Population Growth Has Slowed Down
By Raquel Reichard | 09/09/2016 - 15:34

U.S. Latinos are no longer the country's fastest-growing population.


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13 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued in Costa Rica
13 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued in Costa Rica
By Raquel Reichard | 09/09/2016 - 10:20

Thirteen sex trafficking survivors were rescued from the back of a seedy bar in Costa Rica on Saturday, reports the country’s largest newspaper, La Nación.


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Transgender Bolivians Celebrate New ID Cards Matching Their Gender Identity
Transgender Bolivians Celebrate New ID Cards Matching Their Gender Identity
By Raquel Reichard | 09/08/2016 - 09:41

Transgender Bolivians are celebrating. On Tuesday, several members of the community received government-issued identification cards matching their gender identity.


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