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From Music To Movies To TV, Latinos Are Widely Underrepresented, And I’m Done With It

It was OK in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s because we’d tell ourselves, “They don’t know better,” as a justification to ease our alienation. It wasn’t fair, but it was status…

More Than A Dozen Undocumented Immigrants Found Captive Inside Texas Truck

A total of 17 undocumented immigrants were found locked inside an 18-wheeler truck at a rest stop in Edinburgh, Texas, reports Latina. Authorities arrived at the scene…

Systemic Racism The Cause For Achievement Gap Between White And Latino Students?

A new study administered by the Child Trends Hispanic Institute found that the racial achievement gap between Latinx and white students begins at kindergarten, Fusion…

Lin-Manuel Miranda Recalls How John Leguizamo Opened Doors For His Career

When Lin-Manuel Miranda caught John Leguizamo’s 1992 one-man play Spic-o-Rama on tape as a teen, he witnessed a Latino actor rewrite the rules of theater for the first…

Fat Joe On Staying Relevant Amid Latino Erasure In Hip-Hop

Hip-hop veteran Fat Joe is still hungry for success more than two decades into his career. Between his debut single “Flow Joe” and chart-topping anthem “All the Way Up,&#8221…

Herbalife Makes Good With HACR While Ignoring Latino Exploitation

According to Business Wire, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) recently commended Herbalife for promoting diversity. “On behalf of HACR’s Board…

America Ferrera Is Proof That Post-Election Grief Is Real: “We Deserve To Mourn”

While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fought for the White House this election season, actress and activist America Ferrera emerged as a firm champion of the Latino…

HBCU Students Partner To Prevent Voter Intimidation On Election Day

Students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) across the nation are joining together in the grand effort to protect people of color from voter…