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This Video Showing What it's Like to Be Documented vs. Undocumented is Heartbreaking
This Video Shows What it's Like to Be Documented vs. Undocumented
By Raquel Reichard | 07/27/2016 - 11:27

Last week, Univision Noticias published a video showing a side-by-side look of a day in the life of two different immigrant families: one with legal status and one that's undocumented.


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'Muñeca Mia' Inspires Girl Power in Latinx Communities One Comic at a Time
'Muñeca Mia' Inspires Girl Power in Latinx Communities One Comic at a Time
By Raquel Reichard | 07/26/2016 - 16:54

In Muñeca Mia's world, BFFs Mia and Reina eat pan dulce while listening to low-rider oldies in their ‘round-the-way garbs.


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Waitress Fired For Racist Tweet Against Mexican Customers
Waitress Fired For Racist Tweet Against Mexican Customers
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/25/2016 - 14:07

In this episode of racist things white people do, this girl definitely takes the cake. 


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What José de Jesús' Death Reveals About Mental Health in Detention Centers
What José de Jesús' Death Reveals About Mental Health in Detention Centers
By Raquel Reichard | 07/25/2016 - 11:33

Last year, José de Jesús Deniz Sahagun traveled across the Mexico-U.S. border in an attempt to reunite with his three children in Las Vegas.


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#BlackLivesMatter & Latina: African American & Latino Men Talk Unity This Friday
#BlackLivesMatter & Latina: African American & Latino Men Talk Unity This Friday
By Latina Staff | 07/21/2016 - 14:57

Eric Garner. Alton Sterling. Michael Brown Jr. Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray. Anthony Nunez. Raul Saavedra-Vargas. Vinson Ramos. The list goes on and on and on.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Alicia Sanchez Gil
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Alicia Sanchez Gill
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 17:58

At a time when communities of color are under state-sanctioned attack, few people realize the ways structural and interpersonal violence simultaneously impact women, particularly AfroLatinas.


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Celebrate Colombian Independence Day with Your Own #IAmLatina Selfie!
Celebrate Colombian Independence Day with Your Own #IAmLatina Selfie!
By Latina Staff | 07/20/2016 - 16:46

It's Colombian Independence Day and we want everyone to celebrate with us!


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Dear Ann Votaw, Your “Stereo Kid” Neighbor Isn’t The Problem
Dear Ann Votaw, Your “Stereo Kid” Neighbor Isn’t The Problem
By Chantel Morel | 07/20/2016 - 15:33

On Saturday, Ann Votaw, a resident of the largely Dominican Dyckman neighborhood in New York, wrote an


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Meet Winifer Fernández, the Volleyball Player the Internet Reduced to a Sex Object
Meet Winifer Fernández, the Volleyball Player the Internet Reduced to a Sex Object
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 15:18

You don’t have to be a volleyball fan to know who Winifer Fernández is.


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Black Lives Matter Protesters Will Be Present in Rio Before the Olympics
Black Lives Matter Activists Will Protest Police Brutality in Rio Before the Olympics
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/20/2016 - 12:08

As the Black Lives Matter movement fights on in the United States, it's important to recognize that Americans aren't the only ones who face police brutality.


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