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Here are the Latinx Folks at the ACLU Defending All of Our Civil Liberties
Here are the Latinx Folks at the ACLU Defending All of Our Civil Liberties
By Raquel Reichard | 02/24/2017 - 16:40

The nearly century-old American Civil Liberties Union has received a lot of mainstream media attention since the start of President Donald Trump


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First Latina in Space Ellen Ochoa to be Inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame
First Latina in Space Ellen Ochoa to be Inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame
By Raquel Reichard | 02/23/2017 - 14:49

Congratulations to Ellen Ochoa! The first-ever Latina in space will be inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in May.


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Mexican Man Guadalupe Olivas Valencia Kills Himself Minutes After Being Deported from the U.S.
Mexican Man Guadalupe Olivas Valencia Kills Himself Minutes After Being Deported from the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 02/23/2017 - 11:21

An undocumented Mexican immigrant committed suicide half an hour after he was deported from the United States, BBC repo


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A White Off-Duty Officer Shoots an Unarmed 13-Year-Old Latino and the Teen is Arrested
An Off-Duty Officer Fires Gun in Scuffle with Unarmed 13-Year-Old Latino and the Teen is Arrested
By Raquel Reichard | 02/23/2017 - 10:35

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was caught on camera firing his gun during a fight with a 13-year-old boy in Anaheim, California on Wednesday, leading to the child's arrest and protests in the city.


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16 Life-Giving Quotes By and For Afro-Latinas
16 Life-Giving Quotes By and For Afro-Latinas
By Raquel Reichard | 02/21/2017 - 15:54

Black women are magic, so it’s no wonder that from their mouths come power. Here, some life-giving quotes from legendary and everyday Afro-Latinas.


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This is What a Day Without Latinx Would Look Like
This is What Your World Without Latinxs Would Look Like
By Barbara Gonzalez | 02/17/2017 - 17:42

On Thursday, foreign-born Americans across the country protested in a national movement called "A Day Without Immigrants."


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Subway Therapy
This Artist's 'Subway Therapy' Campaign Gives Much-Needed Hope to New York's Diverse Commuters
By Connie Chavez | 02/17/2017 - 11:22

In support of the Keep Walking America campaign, Johnnie Walker opened a Subway Therapy pop-up in collaboration with Matthew “Levee” Chavez, the New York-based artist most prominently known for his work as the innovator and creator of the Subway Therapy sticky note wall in Union Square.  


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This Photographer's Tribute to Afro Latina Artists Will Give You Major Black Girl Magic Vibes
This Tribute to Afro-Latina Artists Gives Major Black Girl Magic Vibes
By Barbara Gonzalez | 02/16/2017 - 16:44

When Linda Nieves-Powell set out to create this photo project, the most important thing for her was to highlight the importance of reclaiming identity.


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Undocumented Mother Jeanette Vizguerra Takes Refuge in Denver Church
Undocumented Mother Jeanette Vizguerra Takes Refuge in Denver Church
By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2017 - 13:25

Undocumented mother Jeanette Vizguerra took refuge in a Denver church on Wednesday after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials denied her request to stay in the country.


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