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WATCH: This Guy Spits Major Truth On Mexicans In The U.S.
WATCH: This Guy Spits Major Truth About the Mexican Struggle in the U.S.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/29/2016 - 16:47

For anyone who thinks that Mexicans are in the U.S. to steal your jobs, take all your tax money and disrupt American values, this man has something to say to you.


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Are Americans Becoming More Accepting of the LGBT Community?
Are Americans Becoming More Accepting of the LGBT Community?
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/29/2016 - 16:05

When we think it's time to abandon all hope of acceptance, little things like this make it easier to believe in human kindness.


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Latina Mom Writes Poem for Maylin Reynoso & All Girls of Color Whose Deaths Don't Make Headlines
Latina Mom Writes Poem for Maylin Reynoso & All Girls of Color Whose Deaths Don't Make Headlines
By Raquel Reichard | 08/29/2016 - 11:37

With the media’s silence around the disappearance and subsequent death of Bronx dominicana Maylin Reynoso, it’s be


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This Cartoon Shows How Women Are Shamed Regardless of What We Wear
This Cartoon Shows Women Are Shamed Regardless of What We Wear
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2016 - 13:35

Art has a way of making people see things they might not recognize in the real world, and a powerful new illustration is showing that women are never safe from shaming, regardless of what they wear.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Annie Elainey Segarra
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Annie Elainey Segarra
By Raquel Reichard | 08/24/2016 - 16:14

YouTube lovers rejoice, because this week’s #WCW Annie Elainey Segar


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The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Reynoso
The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Renoyso is Horrifying
By Raquel Reichard | 08/24/2016 - 12:04

Maylin Reynoso was a 20-year-old Dominican woman from the Bronx who disappeared and was later found dead in the Harlem River. Her passing was tragic, and so is the media's silence around it.


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The Reason Why Latinos Are Hesitant to Enroll Their Kids in Dual Language Schools
The Reason Why Latinos Are Hesitant to Enroll Their Kids in Dual Language Schools
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/23/2016 - 13:15

With dual language immersion programs on the rise in the country, one would think that Latino parents would be in favor of this type of education. Instead, there seems to be a significant amount of doubt.


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Images From Arizona Immigration Detention Center Reveal Harsh Realities for Detainees
Images From Arizona Immigration Detention Center Reveal Harsh Realities for Detainees
By Raquel Reichard | 08/23/2016 - 13:05

U.S. District Judge David C. Bury recently made public images taken from a surveillance video at a Tucson, Arizona detention center showing the harsh realities detainees there experience.


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Are Brazilian-Americans Latino? Here’s What They Have to Say
Are Brazilian-Americans Latino? Here’s What They Have to Say
By Raquel Reichard | 08/22/2016 - 13:22

Here’s a decades-long question: Are Brazilian-Americans Latinos? For some, it’s an obvious yes.


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Why is Luisitio Pie's Dominican Nationality is Still Being Questioned?
Why is Luisito Pie's Dominican Nationality Still Being Questioned?
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/22/2016 - 11:54

Olympian taekwondo fighter Luis Pie has helped the Dominican Republic keep their streak in the sport by winning the bronze medal in his 58kg weight class.


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