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Why Latinxs Should Support Native Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Why Latinxs Should Support Native Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been battling against the Dakota Access Pipeline, a proposed oil pipeline that would run near their reservation. The construction, put forward by Dakota Access, disregards “tribal sovereignty,” as the U.S. government, which is supposed to have a "government-to-government" relationship with native tribes, didn't consult with Standing Rock Sioux as it should have under federal law. Even more, if built, the pipeline could endanger the tribe's water supplies and sacred sites.


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#PanzasChingonas: Latinas Embrace Their Bodies by Rockin' Crop Tops
#PanzasChingonas: Latinas Celebrate Their Bodies by Rockin' Crop Tops

The panzas are out. On Tuesday, poet and body image activist Yesika Salgado started the hashtag #PanzasChingonas to inspire Latinas of all shapes and sizes to take photos of themselves with crop tops. That day marked two years since the Los Angeles-based salvadoreña showed her bare belly in the short top herself.


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Skip These on Halloween: The 8 Most Offensive Costumes
Skip These on Halloween: The 8 Most Offensive Costumes

Out of all of the creative costumes to pick from on Halloween, it'll never cease to confuse us why people decide to offensively take on the "identity" of other cultures for the holiday.

READ: 7 Plus-Size Costumes That Will Make You Look Totally Fab


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5 Yoga Moves That Will Improve Your Life
5 Yoga Moves That Will Improve Your Life

It's time to breathe and reboot — yoga style.

Top Latina yogi instructor, Yudy Arias, is showing us her favorite go-to moves to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. As part of the Simplemente Saludable initiative by Colgate Total, Arias is offering her most useful tips to empower Latinas to renew their lifestyle through well-being, physical and oral health.

Check it out:


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TK Things Only Latinos Do On Our Birthdays
Things Only Latinos Do on Our Birthdays

Growing up, we quickly learned that Latinxs go big or go home on everything. Birthday celebrations in particular are always a huge event. From the fiestas that last untill two in the morning to the endless amounts of food that are brought over, this is where the most incredible memories are made.

Every one of our countries has something that makes the celebration special, too. Check out some of the most unique festivities that we found down below.


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Idalis Velasquez's Intense HIIT Workout Will Get Your Body Right
This Intense HIIT Workout Will Get Your Body Right

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you should let your beach body go.

Degree fitness expert Idalis Velazquez know just how to keep your booty in tip-top shape. Her secret? HIIT Workout. The fitness guru has created a new 30/15 HIIT routine — a 5-minute total body, high intensity interval (hence, HIIT) circuit that will maximize the calories burned compared to most other workouts.


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TK Daily Affirmations That Will Boost Your Overall Health
10 Daily Affirmations That Will Boost Your Overall Health

Keeping your mind, body and soul in check isn’t always easy, but each requires TLC if we want overall good health.

The quotes ahead are little daily reminders that you already have the #MajorKey to success within you, in case you need the boost.

RELATED: 5 Body Positive Podcasts Every Woman Needs in Her Life


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TK Things to Know About While Working Out Pregnant
7 Things You Should Know About Hitting the Gym While Pregnant

Got a bun in the oven? Your nine-month pregnancy period may seem like an awful time to hit the gym, but science says that working out can greatly contribute to your own health and the health of your future baby. Here, we're clarifying every detail about fitness during pregnancy — and debunking all the dangerous myths you've heard thus far.

MORE: 7 Sex Positions to Try During Pregnancy


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TK Memes That Perfectly Describe Going Back to School Latino
These Memes Perfectly Describe Going Back to School While Latino

No matter if it's your first day of third grade or the first day of senior year, we can all agree that going back to school is rough.
WATCH: This Fourth Grader Will Make Your Day With How Excited He Is to Go Back to School


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#HowISpentMySummer: I Faced My Fears on a Road Trip Through the West Coast
#HowISpentMySummer: I Faced My Fears on a Road Trip Through the West Coast

September is the season for hoodies, school and renewed goals. And while I’m making my to-do lists upon to-do lists, and enjoying pumpkin spice, I’m super proud of the boxes I can check off my goals list at summer’s end.


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