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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Annie Elainey Segarra
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Annie Elainey Segarra

YouTube lovers rejoice, because this week’s #WCW Annie Elainey Segarra is about to be your latest vlogging obsession.

The queer, disabled mujer uses the social media platform to create visibility for people of color like herself and discuss critical matters of gender, race, disability, body image and LGBTQ and how they all intersect.


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The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Reynoso
The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Renoyso is Horrifying

Maylin Reynoso was a 20-year-old Dominican woman from the Bronx who disappeared and was later found dead in the Harlem River. Her passing was tragic, and so is the media's silence around it.

MORE: 14 Teen Girls Missing in the Bronx Raises Fear of Prostitution Ring


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Inspiring Latina: How Nuestra Belleza Latina Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
Inspiring Latina: How 'Nuestra Belleza Latina' Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala

You might know Jossie Ochoa as the first runner-up on Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014, but the beautiful Guatemalan-American was a "fan fave" for more than her poise and good looks. The 23-year-old has always been one to give back, and last year she took her altruism to the next level when she started Mision Guatemala.


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The Reason Why Latinos Are Hesitant to Enroll Their Kids in Dual Language Schools
The Reason Why Latinos Are Hesitant to Enroll Their Kids in Dual Language Schools

With dual language immersion programs on the rise in the country, one would think that Latino parents would be in favor of this type of education. Instead, there seems to be a significant amount of doubt.

READ: Here's How Being Bilingual Changes Your Brain


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Images From Arizona Immigration Detention Center Reveal Harsh Realities for Detainees
Images From Arizona Immigration Detention Center Reveal Harsh Realities for Detainees

U.S. District Judge David C. Bury recently made public images taken from a surveillance video at a Tucson, Arizona detention center showing the harsh realities detainees there experience.


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Latino Officer Caught on Camera Kicking, Punching Restrained Black Man
Latino Officer Caught on Camera Kicking & Punching Restrained Black Man

The Los Angeles Police Department released security video from 2014 that shows a Latino police officer kicking, punching, elbowing and kneeing a then-22-year-old Black man who fit the description of a robbery suspect.


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Why These Latinas are Voting for the Green Party’s Jill Stein in the Presidential Election
Why These Latinas are Voting for the Green Party’s Jill Stein in the Presidential Election

Despite what mainstream media might have you believing, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aren’t the country’s only presidential options. This is good news, considering Americans nominated the two most-disliked candidates for commander in chief in U.S. history.


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Are Brazilian-Americans Latino? Here’s What They Have to Say
Are Brazilian-Americans Latino? Here’s What They Have to Say

Here’s a decades-long question: Are Brazilian-Americans Latinos? For some, it’s an obvious yes. For others, the fact that the South American country’s colonizer spoke Portuguese instead of Spanish complicates things.

MORE: 10 Photos Illustrate What It's Like to Be a Black Woman in Brazil


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