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6 Acts of Familial Love in Orlando Shatter Myth That All Latinxs are Homophobic
6 Acts of Familial Love in Orlando Shatter Myth That All Latinxs are Homophobic
By Raquel Reichard | 07/14/2016 - 17:03

This week marked one month since the tragic mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, that claimed the lives of 49 people, most of them Latinx.


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Police Officers Captured Violently Hitting & Dragging Latina Dancer in Video
Police Officers Caught on Camera Violently Hitting & Dragging Latina
By Raquel Reichard | 07/14/2016 - 12:44

It didn't take long for another video depicting police violence in communities of color to begin circulating. In Rhode Island, two officers were caught on a cellphone recording brutally dragging a Latina down stairs and across a cement driveway by her hair while smashing the woman several times in the face.


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California Latinos Protest the Police Killing of Teenager Pedro Villanueva
California Latinos Protest the Police Killing of Teenager Pedro Villanueva
By Raquel Reichard | 07/14/2016 - 10:38

Dozens of Latinos demonstrated outside the California Highway Patrol's headquarters in Santa Ana, California on Monday in protest of the police killing of 19-year-old Pedro Villanueva.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Nazly Sobhi Damasio
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Nazly Sobhi Damasio
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 15:47

If you’re a denizen of the Latina feminist digital sphere, you’ve undoubtedly come across this week’s #WCW, Nazly Sobhi Damasi


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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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