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International Women’s Day: New York Marches Against The Dominican Republic’s Femicide Plague

Dominican activists are convening a march against the exponential rate of femicides plaguing places like the Dominican Republic this Thursday (Mar. 8), at 5 p.m…

How One Dominican Woman Is Radicalizing Nail Art In The Age Of Woke

When is nail art ever a topic of conversation in the context of activism? Enter Dominican nail artist, Ami Vega, who’s recently been sparking political…

The Mirabal Butterflies: 5 Facts About The Sisters Who Toppled A Dominican Dictatorship

Patria Mirabal, Minerva Mirabal and María Teresa Mirabal were truly feminist before their time. Living through the ruling of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo in the…

Illinois Teachers “INGAGE” With Educators In The Dominican Republic To Exchange Methods

Teachers of Barrington School District 220, located about an hour from of Chicago, spent a week of their summer in the Dominican Republic, reaching out to…

Meet The Dominican Olympian Repping Hard For Puerto Rico

Just days into the Rio Olympics, we get only a glimpse of the many emotional triumphs to come. Look at Argentina’s Paula Pareto, for instance, who became the first to…

Adele Puts On For Dominicans At A Manchester Concert

We’re not exactly sure what inspired Adele to accept the Dominican Republic flag from a fan and unabashedly wave it around during an unforgettable concert in Manchester

“100 Years Of Beauty” In The Dominican Republic Is More Than Skin Deep

The Dominican Republic and all its historical richness is the inspiration behind Kayla “LaLa” Rodriguez‘s latest “100 Years of Beauty” installment. READ: Is It Really Saf…