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Religious Whispers
15 Things Latinas Secretly Think About Their Religion, Faith and Sexuality
By Kelli Acciardo | 10/14/2014 - 19:55

These thoughts about religion might kill your mami (or abuela) if she heard them...


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5 Latino Things People Are Guilty Of Columbusing
5 Latino Things People Are Guilty Of Columbusing
By Cristina Arreola | 10/13/2014 - 10:00

It's Columbus Day — a controversial holiday blasted for its celebration of a European man who essentially spurred the mass genocide of Native Americans and took credit for the "discovery" of a c


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Teachers Expect Less of Latino & Black Students, Study Finds
Teachers Expect Less of Latino & Black Students, Study Finds
By Cristina Arreola | 10/08/2014 - 11:14

Latino and Black students could be performing poorly in secondary school due, in part, to lower expectations from teachers. 


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10 Things Latinos With Mixed Backgrounds Understand
10 Things Latinos With Mixed Backgrounds Understand
By Yara Simon | 10/07/2014 - 15:10

Whether your mom and dad are from two different Latin American countries or just completely different ethnicities, growing up was an interesting experience.


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I Am Latina Essay Contest: That Which is Shared
I Am Latina Essay Contest: That Which is Shared
By Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez | 10/06/2014 - 16:44

The phone rang. This would be my call. Sometimes, we, the interns, would play an unspoken game of seeing who would give in to picking up the phone first.


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I Am Latina Essay Contest: Being Latina, Being Genuine
I Am Latina Essay Contest: Yo Soy Latina
By Sonia Lopez | 10/06/2014 - 15:09

Sonia Lopez “I am Latina” I was born under the bridge of my mother’s brow, inaugurated under the throughway of Gulfton and Fondren where I spent my childhood.


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I Am Latina Essay Contest: Gringa No More
I Am Latina Essay Contest: Gringa No More
By Lourdes Rosado | 10/06/2014 - 15:01

“You speak like a gringa,” my father sometimes joked when I was younger, and I cringed knowing that it was true. I am a Nuoyrican via Ponce on my dad’s side; my mami came to the U.S. from Havana in 1959.


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I Am Latina Essay Contest: Themselves on the Page
I Am Latina Essay Contest: Themselves on the Page
By Jessica Garcia | 10/06/2014 - 14:55

My mom never sat me down on her lap to tell me the story of La Llorona.


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TK Ways Latinos Can Stop Holding Each Other Back
5 Ways Latinos Can Stop Holding Each Other Back
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/30/2014 - 14:15

Mi gente, it's Hispanic Heritage Month and we're celebrating the amazing-ness that surrounds this community.


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Student Says Harvard University Gave Him a Full-Ride Scholarship After He Revealed He Was Undocumented
Student Says Harvard University Gave Him a Full-Ride Scholarship After He Revealed He Was Undocumented
By Cristina Arreola | 09/30/2014 - 12:22

What happens to undocumented students who want to attend college in the United States? 


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