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From Solange To Bruno Mars: 9 Artists Cover Selena Classics

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Selena Quintanilla’s musical biopic. It’s almost shocking to believe that just two years after the Tejano artist’s death, Jennifer Lop…

Jackie Cruz Breaks Down Why She Wants To Book “White Girl Roles”

Jackie Cruz is tired of being boxed in as a Latina in Hollywood. Throughout an open essay on Refinery29, the Dominican actress breaks down how easy it is for Latinas to…

Growing Up Latina With ‘Orange Is The New Black’s Jackie Cruz

Jackie CruzOrange is the New Black breakout star Marisol Gonzales—knew at the age of six she was destined for greatness. While living in the Dominican Republic, a…

18 Latinx Creators Speak On Identity, Passion And The Pursuit Of Greatness

The last decade of U.S. history has seen Latinos on a tipping point, where the minority has increasingly become the majority. Somewhere between tragic injustice and…

‘OITNB’ Actress Jackie Cruz Croons A Heart-Wrenching Cover Of Selena’s “Como La Flor”

Actress Jackie Cruz, who portrays Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales on Orange is the New Black, dusted off the mic and geared up her guitar for an emotionally-charged cover of…