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How These Latinas Reconcile Their Religion with Their Feminism
How These Latinas Reconcile Their Religion with Their Feminism
By Raquel Reichard | 04/28/2016 - 16:18

As a puertorriqueña, it’s not a surprise to people that I grew up in a Pentecostal church.


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Spanish is an Official Language in This African Country
Spanish is an Official Language in This African Country
By Raquel Reichard | 04/27/2016 - 14:24

Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages, can be heard across the globe, and Africa is no exception.


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Over 2,000 Tejanos Fought For the Confederate Army in the Civil War
Thousands of Mexican-Americans Fought for the Confederate Army in the Civil War
By Cindy Casares | 04/27/2016 - 14:23

A recent letter-to-the-editor in the Brownsville Herald raises


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This Latina Shows What It Means to Be a Good Mom to a Transgender Daughter
This Latina Mom is Creating a Supportive Home for her Transgender Daughter
By Raquel Reichard | 04/27/2016 - 09:37

As many as 40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. Some of these young people were kicked out of their homes by unaccepting parents, while others fled violent households for unsafe streets. This isn’t the reality that Ofelia Luna wants for her transgender daughter, Zoey.


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Ted Cruz & John Kasich Team Up to Take Down Donald Trump
Ted Cruz & John Kasich Team Up to Take Down Donald Trump
By Raquel Reichard | 04/26/2016 - 10:47

Republican rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich have joined forces in an attempt to stop frontrunner Donald T


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10 Renown Saints Throughout Latin America and What They Represent
10 Saints Latinos Pray to and What They Represent
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/25/2016 - 13:25

There are a whopping 10,000 Roman Catholic saints, and each one holds individual meaning. Here are 10 of the saints you probably saw your abuelos praying to and what they represent.  


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New Book Examines The Aftermath Of A Horrific Crime In Brownsville, Texas
How a Horrific Parent-Children Murder Impacted a Latino Town in Texas
By Cindy Casares | 04/22/2016 - 09:56

A new book is telling the real-life tale of a ghastly 2003 murder that rocked the Southern Texas town of Brownsville. 


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Undocumented College Student Shares His Harsh Reality
Supreme Court's Immigration Case Personal for Undocumented College Students
By Cindy Casares | 04/21/2016 - 11:12

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of United States v.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Lorena Olvera
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Lorena Olvera
By Raquel Reichard | 04/20/2016 - 17:47

This week’s #WCW Lorena Olvera wants to talk about sexo, and as a sex educator, therapist and media-maker, t


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