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Why Some Latinas are Reclaiming the Term ‘Chonga’
Why Some Latinas are Reclaiming the Term ‘Chonga’
By Raquel Reichard | 02/24/2015 - 11:35

Donning white eyeliner, big-hooped earrings and a red, white and blue beaded necklace with a pendant of a boy holding a Puerto Rican flag, 12-year-old Gisselle Bermudez walked through her Miami


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What Latinas (And Their Families!) Really Think About Tattoos
What Latinas (And Their Families) Really Think About Tattoos
By Cristina Arreola | 02/23/2015 - 15:17

Do you have a tattoo? Or have you thought about getting inked? Tats are a controversial subject — especially among conservative Latino families.


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7 Terms You Should Never Use When Talking To Latinos
7 Terms You Should Never Use When Talking To Latinos
By Jesus Trivino | 02/21/2015 - 11:00

When you’re speaking to a Latino — friend or foe — don’t use the lame-ass terms below. Unless, you never ever (forever, forever) want to speak to one of us again.

“Spicy”


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A New Mexico Newspaper Posts Racist Cartoon That Has Everyone Talking
A New Mexico Newspaper Posts Racist Cartoon That Has Everyone Talking
By Cindy Rodriguez | 02/20/2015 - 15:50

Really? New Mexican newspaper posts extremely racist cartoon.


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TK Latino Foods To Get You Through Winter
12 Latino Foods To Get You Through Winter
By Cristina Arreola | 02/20/2015 - 15:19

This winter has been brutal — inches upon inches of snow, days and days of below freezing temperatures, and harsh arctic winds have left everyone wishing for summer. 


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 Why Latinos Should Celebrate Black History Month
Why All Latinos Should Care About Black History Month
By Cindy Rodriguez | 02/20/2015 - 09:28

At first glance, it may seem like the Latino community cannot relate to the struggles and history of African-Americans in the United States.


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Behind Khloe Kardashian's Instagram Post
Why We Posted That Controversial Khloe Kardashian Instagram Photo
By Latina Staff | 02/19/2015 - 13:55

Sometimes a well-intentioned comment can spark controversy.


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Dove & Twitter Team Up To End Social Media Negativity With #SpeakBeautiful Campaign!
Dove & Twitter Team Up To End Social Media Negativity With #SpeakBeautiful Campaign!
By Cristina Arreola | 02/19/2015 - 11:47

Dove and Twitter hope to combat negative attitudes on social media with their new #SpeakBeautiful campaign. 


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Latino Male Graduation Rates Rise; Still Lag Behind White Rates
Great News! Latino Male Graduation Rates Are Improving
By Cristina Arreola | 02/12/2015 - 15:11

Latino male graduation rates have gone up in recent years, although large gaps still exist between the Latino and white rate in many states.


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University Texas Fraternity Border Patrol Party
University Of Texas Students Organize Petition Against "Border Patrol" Party
By Cristina Arreola | 02/10/2015 - 12:00

A fraternity at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, has come under fire for hosting a "Border Patrol" party. 


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