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Latinx: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People Explain
Why We Say Latinx: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People Explain
By Raquel Reichard | 08/29/2015 - 11:00

Has the word "Latinx" ever come across your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? The letter "x," instead of say an "o" or an "a," is not a typo. In fact, that final alphabet is very intentional. 


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Join Latina at the Omega Institute Women & Power Retreat
Join Latina at the Omega Institute Women & Power Retreat
By Robyn Moreno | 08/28/2015 - 13:32

Latina is excited to partner with the esteemed Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY for the Women & Power Retreat September 18-20, 2015.


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Mexico Warns Texas Not To Deny Birth Certificates To Immigrants' Children
Mexico Warns Texas Not to Deny Birth Certificates to Immigrants' Children
By Cristina Arreola | 08/28/2015 - 11:29

The Mexican government wants Texas to know that denying birth certificates to American-born children of undocumented immigrants could seriously jeopardize the relationship between the country and its neighbor to


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10 Podcasts Discussing Racial Injustice
10 Racial Justice Podcasts You Need to Listen to Now
By Raquel Reichard | 08/27/2015 - 16:27

Want to stay on top of the latest racial justice news, critiques and literature but don’t have the time (or dinero) to pore over studies and must-read texts?


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New Mexico Attempts World’s Longest Tamale Record, Still Saying 'Tamale'
New Mexico Attempts World’s Longest Tamal Record, Still Saying 'Tamale'
By Cindy Casares | 08/27/2015 - 10:35

New Mexicans at a cultural heritage festival in Belen say they cooked a 116-foot, seven-inch tama


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Border Cities Team Up To Curb Illegal Immigration Through Jobs, Not Security
Border Cities Team Up To Curb Illegal Immigration Through Jobs, Not Security
By Cindy Casares | 08/27/2015 - 09:28

Multiple cities on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border are partnering to create an international economic development zone to save their region from poverty and stem the tide of illegal immigration in lieu of


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Brandy Montaño
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Brandy Montaño
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2015 - 19:51

Another Wednesday, another badass Latina to highlight as our #WCW. This time, it’s Brandy Montaño.


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Most Common Jobs Immigrants By State
Surprised? These Are The Most Common Jobs Among Immigrants In Each State
By Latina Staff | 08/26/2015 - 16:06

It's true: many immigrants work on farms and as housekeepers, but that doesn't tell the full story. 


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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Cracking Down on Colombian Deportations
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Cracking Down on Colombian Deportations
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2015 - 13:08

It seems like immigration is the conversation on all of our lips these days, but the U.S.-Mexico and Dominican Republic-Haiti borders aren't the only imaginary lines tearing Latin Americans apart.


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Number Of Latina-Owned Businesses Jumps Almost 90%
The Number Of Latina-Owned Business Has Jumped By Nearly 90 Percent
By Cristina Arreola | 08/26/2015 - 11:57

Amazing news on this year's Women's Equality Day: The number of companies owned by Latinas has soared in the past several years, despite the fact that the overall growth rate of new businesses has stalled. 

 

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