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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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How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 11:46

Brazilians who have tested positive for Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted from parent to fetus and can cause microcephaly, are unable to terminate their pregnancies because of the country’s st


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This Venezuelan College Student is Raising Funds & Goods to Help Families Back Home
This Venezuelan College Student Started a Donation Drive to Help Families Back Home
By Raquel Reichard | 07/19/2016 - 19:07

When Marcela Moreno left Venezuela for college in the United States in 2012, she never imagined that the economic trouble, and subsequent violence, erupting in her country would grow into the cr


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This New Street Harassment Hotline Offers Free Support in English and Spanish 24/7
This New Street Harassment Hotline Offers Free Support in English and Spanish 24/7
By Raquel Reichard | 07/19/2016 - 18:42

From annoying whistling and catcalls to unwanted touching and stalking, street harassment is a serious problem, one that can become even more distressing when you feel like there’s nothing you can do to stop it.


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5 Stages of Playing Pokemon Go in the Hood
5 Stages of Playing Pokemon Go in the 'Hood
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/19/2016 - 17:28

Playing Pokemon Go in any neighborhood has its challenges.


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