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Powerful Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Govern Skin Color
WATCH: Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Dominate Self-Acceptance
By Stephanie Jerez | 03/31/2015 - 10:20

From hair type to skin color to body image, the media has a great impact on what society deems beautiful. But let's be real: Not every woman is created equal and each of us has a trait that helps us stand out among the rest.


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New Study Says U.S. Latinos Are English or Bilingual Speakers
New Study Says U.S. Latinos Are English or Bilingual Speakers
By Amy Rubio | 03/26/2015 - 15:23

As the population of Latinos in the U.S. continues to grow, so does the bilingualism of future generations.


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University Texas Students Not On My Campus Campaign
University of Texas Launches "Not On My Campus" Campaign Against Sexual Assault
By Cristina Arreola | 03/26/2015 - 10:49

Students at The University Of Texas At Austin have taken to social media to combat sexual assault and violence on campus.


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University Oklahoma Frat Boy Levi Pettit Apologizes Racist Video
Fraternity Member Who Led Racist Oklahoma Chant Wants to Protest Racism
By Cristina Arreola | 03/26/2015 - 10:14

One of the expelled members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma has issued an apology for


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Celebrities Flock to Miami for Hispanicize 2015
Celebrities Flock to Miami for Hispanicize 2015
By LeAura Luciano | 03/25/2015 - 12:50

What a week! We just got back from all the festivities in sunny Miami at Hispanicize.


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Latina Whisper Confessions Abuela Advice
18 Things Latinas Learned From Their Abuela
By Cristina Arreola | 03/23/2015 - 14:24

What's the craziest thing you abuelita ever taught you? 


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7 Words Used Against Latinas, Reexamined
7 Words Used Against Latinas, Reexamined
By Raquel Reichard | 03/21/2015 - 12:00

Puta. Have you ever considered why you were called that dirty four-letter word, and what that miserable person meant when they endowed you with the label?


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How Equal Are Latinos and Blacks To Whites? This Report Reveals...
How Equal Are Latinos and Blacks To Whites? This Report Reveals...
By Cristina Arreola | 03/20/2015 - 10:56

Despite gains, Latinos and African Americans still fall short when it comes to education, income and involvement in the criminal justice system, according to a report issued by


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Study: Hispanics Struggle To Make Ends Meet, Chris Rock May Know Why
Study: Hispanics In Los Angeles Struggle To Achieve "Modest But Adequate" Lifestyle
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/19/2015 - 17:26

For Latinos living in Los Angeles, the so-called “American dream” may be more of a pipe dream as far too many are struggling to have an adequate standard of living.


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