Feminist Skate Crew 'Brujas' Honor Deceased Dominican Member Maylin Reynoso
Feminist Skate Crew 'Brujas' Honor Deceased Dominican Sister Maylin Reynoso
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2016 - 10:34

The media's silence around Maylin Reynoso's disappearance and subsequent passing remains deafening even one month later, wi


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How One Medical School is Implementing Trans Healthcare
How One Medical School is Implementing Trans Healthcare
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/13/2016 - 10:00

Healthcare is something that we can all agree is a universal. Everyone should have access to respectful, competent and holistic care when seeking a health provider.


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Swizz Beatz Excludes Local Artists and Latinos From South Bronx Event
Swizz Beatz Gets Heat For Excluding Local Artists and Latinos From Bronx Hip-Hop Event
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/09/2016 - 15:05

It should be a given by now that if you're going into an inner-city neighborhood to try and do positive and uplifting things, you get people who are actually from the 'hood involved.


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14 Teen Girls Gone Missing In The Bronx Raises Fear of Prostitution Ring
14 Teen Girls Missing in the Bronx Raises Fear of Prostitution Ring
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/05/2016 - 10:19

UPDATE: The New York Daily News reported that Councilman


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This is What It's Like to Grow Up as a Black Central American Woman in the U.S.
This is What It's Like to Grow Up as a Black Central American Woman in the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 05/11/2016 - 09:14

On the rare occasions that Latino spaces actually include conversations on Afro-Latinidad, the discussions are almost always exclusively centered on Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Brazil, leaving out the innumerable African-descended people across Central and South Americas.  


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Watch Hillary Clinton Dance Merengue While Campaigning in Washington Heights
Watch Hillary Clinton Dance Merengue While Campaigning in Washington Heights
By Raquel Reichard | 04/18/2016 - 17:03

Just when you thought Hillary Clinton couldn’t Hispander anymore, she danced merengue in a traditionally Caribbean Latino neighborhood in New York.


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A New Documentary Highlights Boogaloo, a Lesser-Known Latino Music Genre
New Documentary Highlights Boogaloo, a Lesser-Known Latino Music Genre
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/04/2016 - 14:20

A new documentary highlights the contagious rhythms of Latin boogaloo, which filled the streets of New York City in the 1960s.


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Meet César Vargas, New York's First Undocumented Lawyer
Meet César Vargas, New York's First Undocumented Lawyer
By Raquel Reichard | 02/05/2016 - 10:50

On Wednesday, 32-year-old César Vargas became a member of the New York State Bar.


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Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Girlfriend Walk Naked in New York
Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Girlfriend Walk Naked in New York
By Raquel Reichard | 01/25/2016 - 14:09

A New York man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and then making her walk through Harlem's cold streets nude,


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Why Latina Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras Fights Against Street Harassment
Why Latina Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras Fights Against Street Harassment
By Raquel Reichard | 10/26/2015 - 16:00

From "hey, mami" and "ugly, b***h" comments to unwanted touching and stalking, Latinas know all about street harassment


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