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TK Latinas Who Did it For the Culture in 2016
9 Latinas Who Did it For the Culture in 2016
By Barbara Gonzalez | 12/22/2016 - 15:34

While we can all agree that 2016 was somewhat of a hot mess, it never stopped each of these Latinas from trailblazing in their own right.


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Texas Is Officially Kicking Planned Parenthood Off of Medicaid
Texas Officially Defunds Planned Parenthood, Latinas Lose Access to Health Care
By Barbara Gonzalez | 12/22/2016 - 09:32

Terrible news for the people of Texas.


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13 Stories That Rocked the Latinx Community in 2016
11 Stories That Rocked the Latinx Community in 2016
By Raquel Reichard | 12/20/2016 - 16:40

It’s been a rough year to be Latinx.


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Study Shows Latinos Not Accurately Counted in Criminal Justice System Across U.S.
Study Shows Latinos Not Accurately Counted in Criminal Justice System Across U.S.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 12/19/2016 - 15:00

In a report that was released on Thursday called "The Alarming Lack of Data on Latinos in the Criminal Justice System," it shows that the percentage of Latinos in the criminal justice system across the U.S.


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Family of Pedro Villanueva Left Without Answers 6 Months After Police Killed the Unarmed Teen
Family of Pedro Villanueva Left Without Answers 6 Months After Police Killed the Unarmed Teen
By Raquel Reichard | 12/19/2016 - 11:19

It's been more than six months since two undercover California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers in Los Angeles shot and killed unarmed Latino teenager


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Some Venezuelan Parents Are Giving Away Their Children Do to Scarcity in Resources
Several Poverty-Stricken Venezuelan Parents are Giving Their Children Away
By Barbara Gonzalez | 12/16/2016 - 11:45

Venezuela's economic crisis is making it increasingly difficult for people to live, especially with a family to feed.


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Watch Dominican Nail Artist Ami Vega Polish the Revolution on My Nails
Watch Dominican Nail Artist Ami Vega Polish the Revolution on My Nails
By Raquel Reichard | 12/15/2016 - 16:24

Dominican nail artist Ami Vega is proving femme is political.


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Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Latino Elder with Dementia
Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Latino Elder with Dementia
By Raquel Reichard | 12/14/2016 - 15:32

This story was updated on December 15, 2016 to include new details.

Police in Bakersfield, Calif. shot and killed a 73-year-old unarmed Latino man with dementia on Monday.


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TK Stages of Introducing Your Interracial Relationship To Your Family During the Holidays
7 Holiday Party Moments With Your Interracial Partner That Are Too Real
By Barbara Gonzalez | 12/13/2016 - 11:27

Introducing your family to your significant other is always nerve-racking, but when there's a cultural gap, your anxiety might be hitting the roof.


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This Chicana Farmworker Won a Global Human Rights Prize for Her Feminist Activism on the Field
This Chicana Farmworker Won a Global Human Rights Prize for Her Feminist Activism on the Field
By Raquel Reichard | 12/12/2016 - 11:19

When Hermila Treviño-Sauceda was a teenager working in the fields in the Coachella Valley, the longtime farmworker was sexually assaulted.


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