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Donald Trump Trashes Mexico Presidential Campaign Announcement
Really Though?! Donald Trump Announces Presidential Bid By Taking Jab at Mexicans
By Cristina Arreola | 06/17/2015 - 09:07

A word to the wise: you probably won't be elected President of the United States by bashing on the largest minority group in the nation.


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18 Things Latinas Secretly Think About Street Harassment
18 Things Latinas Secretly Think About Street Harassment
By Latina Staff | 06/16/2015 - 11:41

How do you really feel about street harassment and catcalling?


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The Impact Che Guevara Left Behind
The Impact Che Guevara Left Behind
By Raquel Reichard | 06/14/2015 - 12:00

June 14, 2015 marks what would have been the 87th birthday of Argentine Marxist revolutionary, Che Guevara.


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The Struggles Latinas Face in STEM: A Q&A with Patricia Valoy
The Struggles Latinas Face in STEM: A Q&A With Civil Engineer Patricia Valoy
By Raquel Reichard | 06/12/2015 - 16:37

Latinas face a series of issues in the workplace: On average, they make just about


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12 Events Celebrating Afro-Latinos
12 Events Celebrating Afro-Latinos
By Raquel Reichard | 06/11/2015 - 17:33

The United Nations has declared 2015 to 2024 the International Decade for People of African Descent, and it looks like the National


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8 Latinas Who support Equal Pay
8 Latinas Who Support Equal Pay
By Raquel Reichard | 06/10/2015 - 14:45

More than five decades ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963, legislation that prohibits pay discrimination based on one’s sex and states that men and women must be paid equally for equal work.


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When is It Okay to Call a Latina “Spicy?”
When is It Okay to Call a Latina “Spicy?”
By Raquel Reichard | 06/09/2015 - 17:03

When you hear the terms "spicy," "hot" and "juicy," chances are you'll begin envisioning an olive-skinned, curvy woman with long, brown hair, donning a figure-hugging red dress as she entices yo


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What Do the Terms 'Racist' and 'Sexist' Really Mean?
What Do the Terms 'Racist' and 'Sexist' Really Mean?
By Raquel Reichard | 06/09/2015 - 12:31

White guy


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Brutal Murders Latin America Women Violence
Brutal Murders in Latin America Show Violence Women Face Every Day
By Raquel Reichard | 06/08/2015 - 16:50

Tens of thousands of incensed Argentines took to the streets last week to protest the ample cases of violence against women that have afflicted the South American country,


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Federal Judge Rules Teaching Tests Racially Biased Towards Latinos & Blacks
Federal Judge Rules Teaching Tests Racially Biased Towards Latinos & Blacks
By Cristina Arreola | 06/08/2015 - 13:42

A federal judge ruled on Friday that an exam given to New York teaching candidates was racially discriminatory.


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