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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

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

 

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Six Easy Car Tips to Rev Up Your Summer Road Trip
Six Easy Car Tips to Rev Up Your Summer Road Trip

 

We all know we love our vacation time! 

MORE: 10 Must-Have Travel Accessories for Your Summer Getaway

In the past year, 74 percent of Hispanics have a taken a vacation via car, according to a 2014 Think Now Research study. It’s fun to make music playlists, play car games, and store up on road-trip approved snacks, but the most important thing is to make sure your car is ready to go the distance.


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Armadillos Florida Spreading Leprosy
Que Que?! Armadillos In Florida Are Reportedly Giving People Leprosy

Only in Florida: Health officials warned people to avoid armadillos after nine people fell ill with leprosy as a result of contact with the animals.

"It is still very, very unlikely to cause problems, but be aware of the armadillos and stay away from them," Sunil Joshi, president of the Duval County Medical Society, told WJAX-TV.


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Don't Wait to Marry! You May End Up Divorced
Don't Wait to Marry! You May End Up Divorced

In the Latino culture, if you’re a single woman over the age of 30, your tias and tios probably give you major side eye. They either think you’re a lesbiana, or that you focus too much on your career. And shame on you for not finding an esposo! "Don’t you know that it will be much more difficult to find a man once your eggs are all dried up?" says your mama, her voice filled with concern and judgment.


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Indigenous Women in Colombia Are Learning to Defend Their Clitoris From a Heinous Act
Indigenous Women in Colombia Are Learning to Defend Their Clitoris From a Heinous Act

For hundreds of years, the Embera Chami, an indigenous group in Colombia, have preserved a sacred, gendered practice called "the cure," what is more commonly known across the globe as female genital mutilation (FGM), the partial or total removal of a female's genitalia. Today, this "purification process" is being challenged by indigenous women in the community.


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10 Ways Drug Wars Harm Women & Children the Most
10 Ways Drug Wars Harm Women and Children

U.S.-funded drug wars are charging through Central America, and while the conflict puts everyone at risk of danger, women and children experience violence in distinct ways. There has been a sharp rise in femicide, the killing of women because of their gender, alongside the swelling drug wars.


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How #ProjectWomenKIND is Challenging Society's Beauty Standards
How #ProjectWomenKIND is Challenging Society's Beauty Standards

Yas, queens, yas. A new project called #ProjectWomanKIND aims to encourage body positivity through a series of interviews with plus-size models. Through the videos, the project explores the different body image challenges these models have faced, and asks for their advice on loving your body. 


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Did Instagram Really Ban #Curvy?
Did Instagram Really Ban #Curvy?

Having an awesome body image day and want to embrace your curvy cuerpo with a selfie? Don’t go to Instagram.

MORE: See How Wilmer Valderrama Helped Demi Lovato Embrace Her Curves


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Shove It! With The Donald Trump Butt Plug
Shove It! With The Donald Trump Butt Plug

If you’ve been keeping up with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, you are aware of his anti-Mexican sentiments. Calling Mexican immigrants "rapists" and "drug dealers" has angered many Latinos and non-Latinos alike — with good reason. Someone just needs to shut him up!


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