These Elementary Students Made Sure Mexican-American History Was Included in Their Textbooks
These Elementary Students Made Sure Mexican-American History Was Included in Their Textbooks
By Raquel Reichard | 08/15/2016 - 10:03

Children are the future, and the fifth graders at California’s Bell Gardens Elementary School are proving we are in good hands. After learning about the Mexican Repatriation of the 1930s, and scratching their heads wondering why this part of history was conveniently left out of their textbooks, they took the issue to the state – and they won.


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Freaky Flashback: American Immigrants Were Once Undesirable in Mexico
Freaky Flashback: U.S. Immigrants Were Once Unwanted in Mexico
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/02/2016 - 10:51

In this presidential election cycle, we’ve been hearing ignorant allegations of Mexico “not sending their best” to the United States.


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TK Afro-Latino Maroons to Remember this Hispanic Heritage Month – and Beyond
9 Afro-Latino Maroons to Remember
By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2016 - 13:27

This article was originally published on Sept. 30, 2015. 


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 Why Latinos Should Celebrate Black History Month
Why All Latinos Should Care About Black History Month
By Cindy Rodriguez | 02/02/2016 - 13:38

This article was originally published on February 20, 2015


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New Book Says American Expansion Was Built On Slave Trading In Cuba
New Book Says American Expansion Was Built On Slave Trading In Cuba
By Cindy Casares | 10/02/2015 - 12:18

Historian Stephen Chambers has written a new book that claims the United States profited indirectly from the Cuban slave trade for 60 years after it was outlawed in this country. So much so, that our entire economy and westward expansion during the 1800s was built upon it. In No God But Gain: The Untold Story of Cuban Slavery, the Monroe Doctrine, and the Making of the United States, Chambers says that not only did private, American investors profit from the Cuban slave trade, but our federal government protected and even fostered the industry through investments, trade and legislation such as The Monroe Doctrine.


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Celebrate National Taco Day By Learning The History Of The Mexican Food Staple
Celebrate National Taco Day By Learning The History Of The Mexican Food Staple
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/02/2015 - 09:29

Are you ready for National Taco Day this Sunday?


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Dinosaur Tail Found in Northern Mexico
Dinosaur Tail Found in Northern Mexico
By Amaris Castillo | 07/23/2013 - 11:06

A team of paleontologists had an amazing find recently in Mexico. According to Fox News Latino, Mexican paleontologists say they have uncovered 50 vertebrae believed to be a full dinosaur tail.


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Katherine Archuleta to Become First Latina to Head the White House's OPM
Katherine Archuleta to Become First Latina to Head the White House's OPM
By Sugey Palomares | 05/24/2013 - 11:41

President Barack Obama announced that he plans on nominating Katherine Archuleta as the Director of the Office of Personnel Management. If confirmed, the Colorado-native will be the first Latina to head this agency. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is in charge of managing the civil service of the federal government.


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Street Named After First NYC Immigrant Juan Rodriguez
Street Named After First NYC Immigrant Juan Rodriguez
By Sugey Palomares | 05/17/2013 - 09:26

This one is going down in the history books! Researchers have discovered that the first immigrant to settle in New York back in 1613 was a Latino. Yesterday marked the 400th anniversary of Juan Rodriguez’s arrival. Hundreds of neighbors gathered the streets as city officials named a stretch of Broadway, between 159th and 218th streets in Upper Manhattan, after the Dominican immigrant.


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PHOTOS: Remembering Jennifer and Marc as a Couple
By Latina Staff | 01/17/2013 - 13:12

Jennifer Lopez recently opened up to People about her widely publicized 2011 divorce from Marc Anthony, saying that at the time of the split, she felt like her "whole world had fallen apart."

The former Puerto Rican lovebirds always seemed destined to be together, but sometimes, love just isn’t enough.


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