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10 Podcasts Discussing Racial Injustice
10 Racial Justice Podcasts You Need to Listen to Now

Want to stay on top of the latest racial justice news, critiques and literature but don’t have the time (or dinero) to pore over studies and must-read texts? That’s what podcasts are for. 

While your colleagues are in their cubes listening to Serial or Welcome to Night Vale, you can be getting woke to stories of racial struggle and liberation.


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Travel In Laws Tips
How To Successfully Travel With Your In-Laws

You've reached the make-or-break point of your relationship: your significant other wants to take a vacation — with you and their parents. Que locura. Don't worry, there is a way to successfully handle an out-of-town adventure with los suegros. Here's a few tips for surviving the getaway: 
MORE: Nine Travel Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow


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Dream Downtown
Latina’s New York City Guide: Where to Drink, Eat, Sleep, and Play

There’s nothing quite like summer in the city, especially if you know where to go. Before you even consider subwaying it to Times Sq for a matinee, memorize this list of the best hotels, restaurants, spas, and boating excursions in the big apple for a trip you'll never forget.


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Eric Ochoa Growing Up Mexican American Videos
Eric Ochoa's Funniest Videos About Growing Up Mexican-American

Eric G. Ochoa (aka SUPEReeeGO or eGO the Cholo) bounced onto the YouTube scene a few years back with his hysterical videos lampooning cholo culture in Southern California. These days, the comedian/actor (who has nearly 400 million YouTube views) has become better known for his videos celebrating (and spoofing) all the hilarious, bizarre, inappropriate things Mexican-American families love to do. 


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Lessons Abuela Taught Us
10 Lessons Abuela Ingrained In Our Souls

Those of us with a Latina abuela know how blessed we are. Our abuelas taught us how to cook the most authentic Latino food; they taught us how to concoct a remedy for any sickness with whatever spices we had in the kitchen; most importantly, they taug


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15 Images That Illustrate What Life in Detention Centers is Really Like
15 Images That Illustrate What Life in Detention Centers is Really Like

Statistics, news reports, stories about someone’s friend’s cousin – all of these secondary references give us an incomplete and biased glimpse into the harrowing lives of those locked away in family detention centers, facilities that, for most, seem to rest on faraway land.

MORE: Artists Depict the Experiences of Detained Immigrants in Hauntingly Beautiful Works of Art


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The Mental & Physical Dangers Of Working Too Hard
7 Ways Working Too Hard Can Seriously Damage Your Health

Hard work has always been seen as one of the most important traits of a successful employee. But in recent years, the definition of "hard work" seems to have transformed. American workers are expected to be thinking about their job all day, every day. Email and ubiquitous wifi connections have made it uncomfortably easy to work after-hours, on weekends, and on vacation. 


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The Tales Behind Five Horror Stories
The Real Tales Behind Five Horror Stories

We've all heard the stories. The legends about the creatures who go bump in the night — but do you know the real stories behind the myths? Behind every good ghost story is a sometimes terrifying (and sometimes banal) real-life story. Read a few of them ahead: 
MORE: Latino Legends That Deserve Their Own Horror Films


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Things Women Should Do Before Marriage
5 Things Every Woman Should Do Before Getting Married

I sat beside the bride-to-be in a black stretch limo. She looked at me in a panic. “What if I’m making a mistake?!" she asked, her voice shaking. “You love him, he loves you — and he treats you like a Queen! There’s nothing to be scared of,” I coaxed. This didn’t settle my friend. Instead, she admitted to having a short affair with a coworker months before her big day. Not because she didn’t love her fiance, but because she felt inexperienced. “We just kissed,” she reassured me. “But it felt so good to be romantic with another man.”


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12 FUN ITEMS TO DECORATE YOUR DORM ROOM
12 FUN ITEMS TO DECORATE YOUR DORM ROOM

Going to college is a great excuse to buy a ton of new stuff for your room. These super-cute picks will get you started.


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