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Prisons in Rio de Janeiro Are Tackling the Safety of Transgender Inmates in a Big Way
Prisons in Rio de Janeiro Are Tackling the Safety of Transgender Inmates in a Big Way
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2015 - 17:26

The brutal attack against transgender Sao Paulo inmate Veronica Bolina made international headlines in April.


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Buzzfeed Latinos American Dream
How 9 Latinos Are Living Their American Dream
By Latina Staff | 07/29/2015 - 16:15

How are you working to achieve the American dream? 


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Nine DACA Teachers White House Champions Change
The White House Honors Nine "DACAmented Teachers"
By Latina Staff | 07/29/2015 - 14:32

Nine teachers who stayed in the United States as part of DACA, Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, received a huge honor from the White House on Friday.


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Men Watch Their Girlfriends Being Catcalled & You Have to See What Happens Next
Why That Viral Video of Men Reacting to Street Harassment Isn't Praise-Worthy
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2015 - 09:48

Another viral street harassment video, another missed opportunity to have a frank, widespread, nuanced conversation abou


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Argentine Politician Breastfed Parliament Session
Argentine Politician Spotted Breastfeeding During Parliamentary Session
By Cristina Arreola | 07/28/2015 - 16:45

Let's get a round of applause for all the working moms of the world!


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Really? Hedge Funds are Telling Puerto Rico to Close Their Schools & Fire Teachers
Really? Hedge Funds are Telling Puerto Rico to Close Their Schools & Fire Teachers
By Raquel Reichard | 07/28/2015 - 10:46

In the latest example proving that money really is the root of all evil, hedge fund managers are calling on Puerto Rico to tur


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Heartwarming Video Shows Latino College Students Thanking Their Parents For All They've Done
Heartwarming Video Shows Latino College Students Thanking Their Parents For All They've Done
By Cristina Arreola | 07/27/2015 - 09:53

These parents made countless sacrifices to make sure their children had every opportunity. Now, their children are saying "thank you." 

 

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New York Most Segregated Schools America
Surprise: New York Has The Most Segregated Schools In America
By Cindy Casares | 07/26/2015 - 11:00

Who would have thought that New York — that bastion of east coast liberalism, that melting pot of cultures — could have the most segregated schools in America? UCLA, that’s who.


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6 Seriously Incredible TED Talks Every Latina Should See
By Latina Staff | 07/24/2015 - 11:57

Here’s what you need to know about TED Talks: influencers, academics and all-around smarty pants give speeches (usually under 20 minutes) that a


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House Bill Penalizes Sanctuary Cities
House GOP Votes To Penalize Sanctuary Cities After San Francisco Murder
By Cristina Arreola | 07/24/2015 - 10:44

On Thursday, House Republicans approved legislation to deny federal funds to sanctuary cities.


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