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Black & Latina Girls Keep Disappearing in Washington, D.C. – And Politicians Aren’t Doing Much About It
Black & Latina Girls Keep Disappearing in Washington, D.C. – And Authorities Aren’t Doing Much About It
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2017 - 17:06

This month, 10 Black and Latina teens have vanished in the Washington, D.C. area. If you haven't heard about the disappearances, you're not alone.


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7 Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic Memes That’ll Have You ROTFL
6 Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic Memes That’ll Have You ROTFL
By Belkis Calvo | 03/23/2017 - 16:41

The Latino Caribbean is back at it.


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40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2017 - 12:09

At least 40 girls died in a fire on March 8 at the Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción, a youth center in Guatemala with a history of abuse, rape and corruption.


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Latinas Explain "White Girl, Take Off Your Hoops" Mural
'White Girl Hoops' Mural Stirs Controversy and the Latinas Behind It are Explaining Why They Did It
By Nichole Fratangelo | 03/16/2017 - 14:21

Pitzer College, located in Claremont, CA, lets students freely express themselves on its free speech wall, quite literally, a brick wall where people can spray paint, draw, or write their feelings out in the ope


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This 8-Year-Old Latina Made It Possible for HIV-Positive Children to Attend Public Schools
This 8-Year-Old Latina Made It Possible for HIV-Positive Children to Attend Public Schools
By Raquel Reichard | 03/10/2017 - 16:50

This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we are keeping up with the annual observance's objective to recognize the virus’ little-known impact on this group of people by sharing the not-so-acknow


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This Year’s Women's History Month Anthem is Brought to You by Latina Taina Asili
This Year’s International Women's Day Anthem Was Brought to You by Latina Taína Asili
By Raquel Reichard | 03/09/2017 - 17:18

On International Woman's Day, Puerto Rican singer Taína Asili dropped her latest single, “No Es Mi Presidente," a track about marginalized communities surviving under Donald Trump's presidency.

 

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11 Images from Cali's "Ni Solo Mujeres" Art Exhibit Celebrating Chicanas
11 Images from Cali's "Ni Solo Mujeres" Art Exhibit Celebrating Chicanas
By Raquel Reichard | 03/09/2017 - 16:09

Women's History Month is in full swing, and California's Southwestern College Art Gallery is celebrating by honoring Chicana artists.


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Latina Staff Share Statics In Honor of International Women's Day
Latina Staff Celebrates International Women's Day
By Ashley Jimenez | 03/08/2017 - 18:09

Happy International Women's Day! The Latina staff celebrated this important day by highlighting crucial facts about Latinas in the U.S. today. 

 
 

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Sara Beltran-Hernandez Heartbreaking Immigration Detention Case Shows the Need for Reform
Sara Beltran-Hernandez's Heartbreaking Immigration Detention Case Shows the Need for Reform
By Margaret Huang | 03/08/2017 - 16:59

Regardless of what people think of immigration policy in this country, Sara Beltran-Hernandez’s case is unbelievable and unconscionable. 


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The Crystal You Should Own Based on Your Zodiac Sign
The Crystal You Should Own Based on Your Zodiac Sign
By Ashley Jimenez | 03/08/2017 - 11:17

Crystals have long been a part of bruja culture. Those who believe in energies understand that crystals have natural healing elements.


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