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Ecuadorian Habits Americans Might Find Weird
6 Things Ecuadorians Do That Americans Might Find Weird
By Latina Staff | 05/07/2015 - 17:15

Ecuadorians are known for being nice people, but they also have their own quirks. Things that might seem normal to us Ecuatorianos might be a little strange to others.


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Why Being Branded a B*itch May Not Be Such a Bad Thing
Why Being Branded a B*itch May Not Be Such a Bad Thing
By YourTango | 05/07/2015 - 15:35

By Nicole Weaver for YourTango.com

Say it loud and proud!


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More Colleges Are Now Helping Undocumented Immigrants Pay for School
More Colleges Are Now Helping Undocumented Immigrants Pay for School
By Cristina Arreola | 05/07/2015 - 13:31

A growing number of U.S. universities have made it possible for undocumented immigrants to pay for their higher education.


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Latino Construction Workers Die More Frequently On The Job Than Other Groups
Latino Construction Workers Die More Frequently On The Job Than Other Groups
By Cindy Casares | 05/06/2015 - 15:56

In 2011, Latino construction workers began to die in accidents on job sites at a higher rate than non-Latino workers. Why? Because Spanish.


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#HowToSpotAFeminist is Trending and the Responses Are Cringe-Worthy
#HowToSpotAFeminist is Trending and the Responses Are Cringeworthy
By Nichole Fratangelo | 05/06/2015 - 12:06

We’ve seen some outrageous stuff trending on Twitter, but this hashtag makes our skin crawl. #HowToSpotAFeminist began trending after


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WATCH: This Video Perfectly Explains How Racism Still Exists Today
WATCH: This Video Perfectly Explains The Ways Racism Still Exists Today
By Cristina Arreola | 05/06/2015 - 11:20

"Racism is real."

This three minute video, produced by Brave New Films, perfectly explains the ways structural and institutionalized racism affects people of color each and every day of their lives — from applying to jobs to purchasing a car to getting a speeding ticket to going to jail. 

 

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Latina On the Street: Cinco de Mayo Edition!
Latina On the Street: Cinco de Mayo Edition!
By Jesus Trivino | 05/05/2015 - 18:03

In honor of the Battle of Puebla (that's right, it's not Mexican Independence Day), Latina on the Street hit up Tequila Sunrise in Bayside, NY to quiz the public on Mexican trivia.


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7 Facts About Cinco De Mayo You Probably Never Knew
7 Facts About Cinco De Mayo You Probably Never Knew
By Cristina Arreola | 05/05/2015 - 15:44

CInco De Mayo has earned quite a reputation.


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Gov. Chris Christie Refuses to Give Driver's Licenses to Undocumented  Immigrants
Gov. Chris Christie Refuses to Give Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants
By Amy Rubio | 04/30/2015 - 12:58

While some states like California have taken progressive approaches when it comes to immigration, others like Ne


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Latinas In Los Angeles Are Fasting For This Important Cause
Latinas In Los Angeles Are Fasting For This Important Cause
By Cristina Arreola | 04/30/2015 - 11:46

A group of Latina activists completed a 15-day hunger strike in Los Angeles in an effort to push city council members to raise the minimum wage. 


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