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'Chinga la Migra' Sign Found Over a Chicago Overpass on Morning of Inauguration
A 'Chinga la Migra' Sign Was Placed on a Chicago Overpass the Morning of Inauguration
By Barbara Gonzalez | 01/20/2017 - 21:05

Before Donald Trump was even sworn in as President of the United States on Friday, young Chicago activists were already ahead of the game. 


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TK Things You Should Know About Non-Consensual Sex
5 Acts You Don't Think Qualify as Rape, But Do
By Nichole Fratangelo | 01/19/2017 - 17:09

More than ever, rape must be taught as a black and white concept – one without any gray area or room for error.

Ahead, learn what other sexual acts (besides intercourse) qualify as non-consensual.


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These Quotes By Influential Latinas Will Help You Get Through The Next Four Years
7 Quotes From Influential Latinas to Help Get You Through Life
By Barbara Gonzalez | 01/19/2017 - 15:06

Here's something we can all agree on: the next four years are going to be one heck of a ride. 


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Latinas Are Playing a Major Role in the Women’s March on Washington
Latinas Are Playing a Major Role in the Women’s March on Washington
By Raquel Reichard | 01/18/2017 - 15:27

The day following Donald Trump's inauguration, an estimated 200,000 people will take to the streets to join the Women's March on Wa


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This is What Twitter is Saying About Oscar Lopez Rivera
Gina Rodriguez, Residente & More React to Oscar López Rivera's Shortened Sentence
By Barbara Gonzalez | 01/18/2017 - 14:59

President Barack Obama set the world ablaze with chatter on Tuesday afternoon when the White House released that he had shortened sentences of 209 people and pardoned 64, including Puerto Rican


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Watch This Star-Studded Planned Parenthood Animated Film Narrated by America Ferrera and More
Watch This Star-Studded Planned Parenthood Animated Film Narrated by America Ferrera and More
By Raquel Reichard | 01/18/2017 - 10:32

It's Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary, and America Ferrera is celebrating by narrating an animated short film about


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Manny MUA's Dad Had The Best Clapback Towards a Homophobic Tweet
Manny MUA's Dad Had The Best Clapback for this Homophobic Tweet
By Barbara Gonzalez | 01/17/2017 - 12:28

If you need hope for the end of machismo, this story is totally for you.


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How Martin Luther King Jr. Contributed to Latinx Movements
How Martin Luther King Jr. Contributed to Latinx Movements
By Raquel Reichard | 01/16/2017 - 10:00

Happy birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.!


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Meet Daliyah, the 4-year-Old Afro-Latina Librarian Who Has Read More Than 1,000 Books
Meet Daliyah, the 4-Year-Old Afro-Latina Librarian Who Has Read More Than 1,000 Books
By Raquel Reichard | 01/13/2017 - 10:58

Daliyah Marie Arana is a literary force to be reckoned with – and she's only four years old.


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This New Bilingual Children’s Book Teaches Young Latinas That Beauty Comes in All Colors
This New Bilingual Children’s Book Teaches Young Latinas That Beauty Comes in All Colors
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 12:02

Growing up Puerto Rican meant family photos included relatives of just about every shade.


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