'Intersectionality,' 'Woke,' and 'Zika' Added to Dictionary.com
'Intersectionality,' 'Woke' and 'Cisgender' Added to Dictionary.com
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/20/2016 - 15:44

Looks like Dictionary.com just got woke to some new terminology – "interse


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Why You Should Embrace Your Accent
Why You Should Embrace Your Accent
By Natalie Cardenas | 06/23/2016 - 14:13

Growing up, I was ashamed that my parents had an accent when they spoke English. I would publicly speak to them in Spanish just so they would answer me back in that language.


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7 Short Videos Celebrating Mexico's Indigenous Languages
7 Short Videos Celebrating Mexico's Indigenous Languages
By Raquel Reichard | 05/04/2016 - 11:18

While Donald Trump might associate Spanish-speaking with Mexico, the Latin American country actually boasts as many as 68 indigenous languages and 364 dialects.


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Spanish is an Official Language in This African Country
Spanish is an Official Language in This African Country
By Raquel Reichard | 04/27/2016 - 14:24

Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages, can be heard across the globe, and Africa is no exception.


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5 Reasons You Should Replace "Latino" with "Latinx"
5 Reasons You Should Replace "Latino" with "Latinx"
By Raquel Reichard | 04/19/2016 - 15:52

With growing usage of the word "Latinx" has come increased opposition to it.


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Old White Dude Mansplains Why He Doesn't Think "Latinx" Should be a Word
Old White Dude Mansplains Why He Doesn't Think "Latinx" Should be a Word
By Raquel Reichard | 03/31/2016 - 11:46

Cis, old, white men are always trying to give their “expert” opinion on ish they know nothing about.


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Watch These Spanish-Speakers Fail Miserably Saying Portuguese Words
Watch These Spanish-Speakers Fail Miserably Saying Portuguese Words
By Raquel Reichard | 03/30/2016 - 09:24

Whoever said Spanish and Portuguese were practically the same language probably never actually attempted to speak both idiomas.


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English is Not the Only American Language
Surprise! English is Not the Only American Language
By Geraldine Estevez | 03/17/2016 - 10:51

Chances are, if you haven’t heard the phrase “You’re in America, speak English,” someone you know has, perhaps your grandmother, mother or a primo who recently moved to the United States. After all, som


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25 Words That Have a Different Meaning When You’re Latina
25 Words That Have a Different Meaning When You’re Latina
By Raquel Reichard | 02/21/2016 - 11:00

Words can hold completely different meanings for different people, even if all the terms are found in Webster's Dictionary.


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Language Lesson: The African Origins of Some Spanish and Portuguese Words
Language Lesson: The African Origins of Some Spanish and Portuguese Words
By Raquel Reichard | 02/09/2016 - 14:28

This article originally appeared in Latina magazine's February 2016 issue.


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