13 Stories That Rocked the Latinx Community in 2016
11 Stories That Rocked the Latinx Community in 2016
By Raquel Reichard | 12/20/2016 - 16:40

It’s been a rough year to be Latinx.


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911 Calls From Pulse Nightclub Shooter Released
Pulse Nightclub Shooter Refers to Himself as “Soldier of God” in Released 911 Call
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/01/2016 - 12:55

The audio of the 911 calls with Omar Mateen, the shooter from the Pulse Nightclub shooting was released on Monday.


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New Photo Exhibit Shows How the World Responded to the Orlando Shooting
New Photo Exhibit Shows How the World Responded to the Orlando Shooting
By Raquel Reichard | 10/07/2016 - 11:16

A photo exhibit in Orlando, Florida is showing how people in the city and across the world responded to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub.


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OneOrlando Fund Begins Dispersing Money to Families and Survivors of the Pulse Shooting
OneOrlando Fund Begins Handing Out Payments to Pulse Survivors & Families
By Raquel Reichard | 09/29/2016 - 13:35

Millions of dollars are beginning to be disbursed to the families and survivors of Orlando's Pulse shooting.


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8 Things to Know This Morning
8 Things You Need to Know This Morning
By Latina Staff | 09/27/2016 - 08:54

1. Lupita Nyong’o is introducing the world to her alter ego, TROUBLEMAKER, in new video of her spitting a rhyme to Nas’ “New York State of Mind.” (


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Pastor Who Said Orlando Victims "Got What They Deserve" Has Been Arrested for Child Molestation
Pastor Who Said Orlando Victims "Got What They Deserve" Has Been Arrested for Child Molestation
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/30/2016 - 16:26

Georgia pastor Kenneth Adkins, who is best known for his homophobic tweets about the Orlando massacre, is making headlines again.


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Pulse Nightclub to Become a Permanent Memorial to Victims of Orlando Shooting
Pulse Nightclub to Become a Permanent Memorial to Victims of Orlando Shooting
By Raquel Reichard | 07/28/2016 - 10:14

Pulse, the gay nightclub in Orlando that became the site of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, will soon be a permanent memorial for the 49 victims, most of whom Latinx, of the June 12 tragedy.


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Gay Puerto Rican Boxer Dedicates Fight to Victims of Orlando Shooting
Gay Puerto Rican Boxer Dedicates Fight to Victims of Orlando Shooting
By Raquel Reichard | 07/15/2016 - 11:39

Orlando Cruz, the first openly gay boxer, is dedicating his fight in Kissimmee, Florida Friday night to the 49 victims of the Pulse shooting, four of whom were his friends.


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6 Acts of Familial Love in Orlando Shatter Myth That All Latinxs are Homophobic
6 Acts of Familial Love in Orlando Shatter Myth That All Latinxs are Homophobic
By Raquel Reichard | 07/14/2016 - 17:03

This week marked one month since the tragic mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, that claimed the lives of 49 people, most of them Latinx.


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Chita Rivera and More Broadway Stars Unite For Benefit Concert
Chita Rivera & Other Broadway Stars Unite For Orlando Benefit Concert
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/07/2016 - 15:58

Among all of the beautiful and inspirational actions that have brought people together after the tragedy in Orlando on June 12, Broadway and Orlando theater communities are also doing their part.


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