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WATCH: 360-Degree Video Commercial Makes Fun of Mexicans
Racist? This Commercial Makes Fun of Mexicans in the Most Offensive Way
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/28/2016 - 15:36

In today's episode of people in power profiting off of stereotypes in the Latinx community, this commercial certainly takes the cake.


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Why You Should Embrace Your Accent
Why You Should Embrace Your Accent
By Natalie Cardenas | 06/23/2016 - 14:13

Growing up, I was ashamed that my parents had an accent when they spoke English. I would publicly speak to them in Spanish just so they would answer me back in that language.


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Father's Day
Father's Day! Latina's Editors Share Their Favorite Papi Memories
By Jada Gomez | 06/17/2016 - 14:47

Today's all about the great fathers and father figures who lifted us on their shoulders, patched up our scraped knees, and were our first heroes. The Latina staff honors their papi superheroes with sweet childhood memories. 


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Tips for Talking Politics With Your Latino Family
Tips for Talking Politics With Your Latino Family
By Natalie Cardenas | 06/17/2016 - 13:18

With the presidential election right around the corner, it seems like all the strongly opinionated “politicians” on your Facebook friends’ list who’ve been in hiding for four years are finally coming back into t


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Why Willie Colón’s “El Gran Varón” is Still Relevant Today
Why Willie Colón’s “El Gran Varón” is Still Relevant Today
By Jesus Trivino | 06/17/2016 - 12:02

Beyond being one of the main architects of the Fania salsa sound (think Dr.


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National 'Spiritual Solace' for #OrlandoShooting on Sunday
National 'Spiritual Solace' for #OrlandoShooting on Sunday
By Raquel Reichard | 06/17/2016 - 11:33

On Sunday, social justice groups from across the country will come together for a national spiritual solace for the tragic Orlando shooting.


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Commentary: Carmen Carrera, “The only way to combat hate is love”
Carmen Carrera: “The Only Way to Combat Hate is Love”
By Latina Staff | 06/17/2016 - 10:29

The events that took place on Sunday in Orlando felt personal. Not only because I am a member of the LGBT community but because Pulse Nightclub was a pivotal place in my young adult life.


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WATCH: Fox Sports Reporter Bashed Mexicans On Livestream
WATCH: Fox Sports Reporter Bashes Mexicans On Livestream
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/16/2016 - 11:12

Emily Austen, a sideline reporter from FOX Sports Florida and FOX Sports Sun, was fired for her racist and anti-Semitic comments during a live-streamed Barstool Sports show.


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EXCLUSIVE: Superhero La Borinqueña Honors Victims of #OrlandoShooting in New Comic
Superhero La Borinqueña Honors Victims of #OrlandoShooting in New Illustration
By Raquel Reichard | 06/15/2016 - 10:09

This article has been updated to include the news that shirts with the illustration are now available, with all proceeds going to the victims of the Orlando shooting.


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#PrayForOrlando: Majority of Victims Were Latino
#OrlandoMassacre: Majority of Victims Were Latino
By Raquel Reichard | 06/13/2016 - 09:41

The nation is in mourning after a gunman entered Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning killing at least 50 people and wounding 53 others in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.


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