Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Shereen Marisol Meraji
Meet Shereen Marisol Meraji, a Latina Journalist Tackling Race & Identity Through Podcasting
By Raquel Reichard | 11/23/2016 - 16:16

With Donald Trump, a candidate who ran on racism, xenophobia, sexism, Islamophobia and a disdain for journalists, heading to the White House, reports by and about the communities most impacted b


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The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Reynoso
The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Reynoso is Horrifying
By Raquel Reichard | 08/24/2016 - 12:04

Maylin Reynoso was a 20-year-old Dominican woman from the Bronx who disappeared and was later found dead in the Harlem River. Her passing was tragic, and so is the media's silence around it.


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Meet Alicia Rascon, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Latinitas Magazine
Inspiring Latina: Meet Alicia Rascon, Executive Director of Latinitas
By Raquel Reichard | 04/26/2016 - 13:25

Alicia Rascon is using media and technology to empower Latina youth.


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Commentary: Kanye West Doesn’t Care About White People’s Opinions
Commentary: Kanye West Doesn’t Care About White People’s Opinions
By Jesus Trivino | 02/17/2016 - 10:26

Clearly, Kanye West is having a moment…well, dude is always having a moment.


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Journalism Crowdfunding Site Launches Initiative For More Immigration Coverage
Journalism Crowdfunding Site Launches Initiative for More Immigration Coverage
By Cindy Casares | 10/20/2015 - 10:48

Beacon is often described as a Kickstarter for


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NAHJ Asks CNN to Drop Use of the Word "Illegal" from GOP Presidential Debate
NAHJ Asks CNN to Drop Use of the Word "Illegal" from GOP Presidential Debate
By Raquel Reichard | 09/15/2015 - 11:13

CNN’s Republican presidential debate is quickly approaching, leaving members of the


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Stephanie Beatriz Says Playing a Badass Latina Can "Break Down Stereotypes"
Stephanie Beatriz Says Playing a Badass Latina Can "Break Down Stereotypes"
By Cristina Arreola | 12/15/2014 - 13:54

Stephanie Beatriz might star in a Golden Globe-winning comedy, but she takes her role as a badass Latina


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Commentary: How Unpaid Internships Affect the Latino Community
Commentary: How Unpaid Internships Affect the Latino Community
By Cristina Arreola | 11/02/2013 - 12:00

I grew up in an upper-middle class family in Texas, where I attended the best private Catholic schools from preschool until graduation. When it came to my education–and my dreams–my parents spared no expense. If I needed a new blazer for my debate tournament, they bought me three. If I needed a tutor for calculus, they handled it. When it came time to apply for colleges, they expected the best from me, and they did their part: dishing out cash for SAT tests, application fees, and campus tours. I was never asked to stay close to home or attend an in-state institution to save money.


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25 Latinas Who Shine in Media
25 Latinas Who Shine in Media!
By Kamren Curiel | 05/06/2013 - 14:55

From Rocsi Diaz to Soledad O’Brien, Latinas are paving the way for aspiring multimedia journalists who want to diversify the media landscape and share their unique perspectives with a broader audience. Here are 25 Latinas doing just that. 


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