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TK Reasons Soledad O’Brien is Empowering Latino Youth to Graduate
5 Reasons Soledad O’Brien is Empowering Latino Youth to Graduate
By Raquel Reichard | 09/16/2016 - 16:02

Every 26 seconds a U.S. student drops out of high school – that’s 1.3 million people, many of them impoverished Black and brown youth.


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#BuildMuseumsNotWalls is Pushing Congress to Make a National Museum of Latino History & Culture
#BuildMuseumsNotWalls is Pushing Congress to Make a National Museum of Latino History & Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 09/16/2016 - 12:44

A bipartisan group of legislators have reintroduced a bill calling for a Smithsonian Institution museum about Latino history and culture.


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TK Things Only Latinos Do On Our Birthdays
Things Only Latinos Do on Our Birthdays
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/15/2016 - 17:24

Growing up, we quickly learned that Latinxs go big or go home on everything. Birthday celebrations in particular are always a huge event.


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Why I Adored Being One of the Few Latinas at an HBCU
Why I Adored Being One of the Few Latinas at an HBCU
By Bianca Mercado | 09/15/2016 - 16:20

I started college like most folks: 17 years old, with impressive guidance yet no real roadmap. The puzzling question of “What’s next?” was as tangible as ever.


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Latino Rebels Posts Latinx West Virginia University Student's Letter On Prejudice Experienced On Campus
Latino Rebels Posts Latinx West Virginia University Student's Letter on Racism Experienced on Campus
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/15/2016 - 11:47

As more Latinxs pursue higher education in Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs), we hear more stories about the racism and prejudices they experience while trying to earn their degrees.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Marie Southard Ospina
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Marie Southard Ospina
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2016 - 16:03

Body positive feministas are likely already familiar with this week’s #WCW,


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Join Us For Our Facebook Live On The Afro-Latina Experience With Tahiry and Top Chef's Santana
Join our Facebook Live on the Afro-Latina Experience with Tahiry Jose & Chopped's Santana Benitez
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/14/2016 - 12:22

When planning our coverage for Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latina staff discussed what it truly meant to be Latina.


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This Transgender Latino is Suing Mike Pence for Indiana's Discriminatory Name Change Law
This Transgender Latino is Suing Mike Pence for Indiana's Discriminatory Name Change Law
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2016 - 10:31

A transgender Latino is suing officials in Indiana, including Donald Trump's running mate, Governor Mike Pence, for his right to legally change his name despite not being a U.S.


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Hundreds Gather in Texas to Protest Racist Mexican-American Studies Textbook
Hundreds Gather in Texas to Protest Racist Mexican-American Studies Textbook
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2016 - 10:18

Hundreds of demonstrators from across Texas gathered at Austin on Tuesday to protest a racist and inaccurate textbook on Mexican-American history that may hit high school classrooms next year.


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Here's Why Americans Are Getting Pissed Off About Latinos Speaking Spanish
Here's Why Americans Are Getting Pissed Off About Latinos Speaking Spanish
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/13/2016 - 15:52

If you're wondering whether or not U.S. discrimination against Latinos has become way more freqeuent lately, you're definitely not being paranoid — it's a very frightening situation that's also very real. 


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