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Princess Nokia & Oshun Explain Why the Afro-Latino Festival is Important
Princess Nokia & Oshun Explain the Importance of the Afro-Latino Festival
By Connie Chavez | 07/13/2016 - 15:14

I closed the door to my car and began walking in the direction of the Bed-Stuy Restoration Plaza, where the 2016 Afro-Latino Festival was taking place.


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Why This Former Salvadoran Guerrilla is Now Fighting for Reproductive Rights
Why This Former Salvadoran Guerrilla is Now Fighting for Reproductive Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 12:31

Morena Herrera fought as a guerilla against government forces in El Salvador for more than a decade.


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Texas Latinos Fight to Keep Racist Mexican-American Textbook Out of Schools
Texas Latinos Fight to Keep Racist Mexican-American Textbook Out of Schools
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 10:40

Texas Latinos are mobilizing to stop a controversial book on Mexican-American history from entering its public schools.


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This Map Pinpoints Historical Latino Urban Riots Across the U.S.
This Map Pinpoints Historical Latino Urban Riots Across the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 09:54

Black and brown communities across the United States are experiencing a time of social unrest.


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6 Ways To Practice Self-Care in the Black Lives Matter Movement
#BlackLivesMatter: 6 Ways Afro-Latinos Can Practice Self-Care Now
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/12/2016 - 17:20

The world's horrific events are broadcast for us to see every second of the day.


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'Forbidden' Documentary Gives Audience A Look At Being Queer and Undocumented In The U.S.
'Forbidden' Documentary Gives Look At Being Queer & Undocumented in the U.S.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/12/2016 - 12:04

On the surface, Moises Serrano's story sounds like one of many.


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Eight Girls Rescued From Sex Trafficking in Pre-Olympic Rio Sweep
8 Girls Rescued From Sex Trafficking in Pre-Olympic Rio Sweep
By Raquel Reichard | 07/12/2016 - 09:09

Eight girls were rescued from a sex trafficking ring near the main Olympic hub in Rio de Janeiro, police said Sunday.


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This Empowering Feminist Makeup Tutorial is for Every Femme of Color
This Empowering Feminist Makeup Tutorial is for Every Femme of Color
By Raquel Reichard | 07/11/2016 - 16:18

Contrary to popular belief, makeup isn’t inherently sexist. Yes, there are times when cosmetics can be used as a patriarchal tool – an employer firing a woman because her bare face isn’t “presentable,” magazine covers that shame female celebs who decided to go makeup-free while grocery shopping, schoolchildren bullying boys, trans or gender non-conforming peers who rock lipstick – but taking the time to contour, highlight, blend, wing and get that perfect matte lip can also be empowering.


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WATCH: Police Officers Reveal They Are Asked to Target Blacks, Latinos & LGBTQ
WATCH: Police Officers Reveal They Are Asked to Target Blacks, Latinos & LGBTQ
By Raquel Reichard | 07/11/2016 - 09:22

Racial profiling is a troubling and longstanding problem in the police force.


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Take A Stand By Using Our #StopTheHate Filter
Take A Stand By Using Our #StopTheHate Filter
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/08/2016 - 16:45

In light of the recent shootings of Alton Sterling,


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