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.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 16:36
We love our Latina magazine contributor Soledad O'Brien, and it seems we're not the only ones. The Cuban American broadcast journalist will be joining Al Jazeera America to produce long-form documentaries and appear as a special correspondent on the primetime newsmagazine America Tonight.
By Latina Staff | 06/27/2013 - 16:20
Latinos come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. That's because we're one of the most racially mixed groups around. Some of us are black, others white and most of us are also Indio thanks to the Tainos, Incas, Aztecas and other native indians of our lands.
With all this in mind, we decided to scope out which Latino stars were biracial, and we came across these 15:
By Lee Hernandez | 04/25/2013 - 10:55
Although she doesn't look a day over 30, the lovely Gina Torres is turning 43 today. And what better way to honor the stunning Cubana than by naming her one of our most beautiful Afro-Latina celebs on the planet!
Gina, we love you, you're beautiful (inside and out) and we're so proud to have you representing for Latinas in Hollywood.
Without further ado -- and in honor of Gina's cumpleaños-- we proudly present the 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet. Happy birthday, Gina!
By Soledad O'Brien | 04/12/2012 - 16:02
The lightning-rod issue—and what politicians plan to do about it—is a major concern for Latinos, regardless of their own residency status.
The sun struggles against the thick fog rolling in from the ocean as I go to air in Jacksonville, Fla. It’s the day after a Republican debate, and I am having breakfast at a beachside diner with political pundits on my CNN morning show, Starting Point. We’re discussing the critical role Latino voters will play in the Florida GOP primary.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59
As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012!
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2011 - 17:00
CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien has joined Latina magazine as a contributing editor with a quarterly magazine column highlighting the social and cultural issues affecting Latinos. Her new column, Beyond the Numbers, debuts in the June-July 2011 issue with a column exploring education in the United States. In the column she profiles Maria Castro, a brilliant young Latina student who is smart, talented and ambitious but still finds the educational system is failing her.
By Stacey Rivera | 03/16/2011 - 13:30
We are very excited to announce that Latina is adding to our family! Joining our existing contributors Natalie Morales and Lynda Lopez are:
CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien as contributing editor with a quarterly magazine column highlighting the social and cultural issues affecting Latinos. Her new column, ‘Beyond the Numbers,’ will debut in the June-July 2011 issue.