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Violeta Ayala | August 24, 2016 | Latino Voices
Rose Mary Guarita saliendo de la ONU en Ginebra, después de que esta haya llamado su demanda legitima. ©PinchesGringos Llegue corriendo a la terminal 3 de llegadas, del aeropuerto de Charles de Gaulle en Paris. Rose Mary Guarita, una de...
Alvaro Huerta, Ph.D.

The Day My Mexican Father Met Cesar Chavez

Alvaro Huerta, Ph.D. | August 24, 2016 | Latino Voices
Inspired by my social activism, my father decided to me about the time when he met the late Cesar Chavez--co-founder with Dolores Huerta of United Farmworkers Union (UFW).
Maite Arce

National Park Service Centennial Is A Time For Celebration, Redoubling Efforts For Diversity

Maite Arce | August 24, 2016 | Latino Voices
While our national public lands don't currently fully reflect our country's demographic and ethnic diversity, especially as the face of our country continues to change at a rapid pace, it can.
Melinda Gates

Computers Are For Girls, Too

Melinda Gates | August 24, 2016 | Impact
The gross underrepresentation of women in computer science is not just a problem for the girls who are left out. It's a problem for all of us, because we're not benefitting from the creativity girls have to offer.
Adriana Caitano

An Open Letter To The Gringos Who Disrespected Brazil

Adriana Caitano | August 22, 2016 | Latino Voices
There is plenty of racism and prejudice in Brazil, and some people are even dying because of it. But we're still a diverse society that brings together people from different races, sexes and religions.
Julio Pabon

Puerto Rico Makes Olympic History

Julio Pabon | August 23, 2016 | Latino Voices
We salute Monica Puig for her valor and tenacity to bring a gold medal to her island, and to help prove what many in the stands were chanting during her finals match: "Si se puede."
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

37 Times Donald Trump Should Have Apologized

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | August 20, 2016 | Politics
In Trump's warped world, it might be enough to vaguely say that you have regrets. But Trump owes the people he has attacked and bullied so much more than that.
Alba Garcia

My Journey To Embracing My Curly Dominican Hair

Alba Garcia | August 19, 2016 | Latino Voices
Today my family loves my natural curls and they often advise others to do the same with their damaged hair. My own hair journey has led them to change their views and their definition of beauty.
Jeffrey Sterling

Why I Still Have Hope In The American Dream That Failed Me

Jeffrey Sterling | August 19, 2016 | Black Voices
I am now in prison, and like so many other black bodies, I have been systematically removed from the American collective.
Yesika Salgado

A Poem For Jesse Romero

Yesika Salgado | August 19, 2016 | Latino Voices
When they found you Jesse, I understood why you ran who hasn’t been afraid of the cops these days? who hasn’t panicked at the sight of their guns drawn on sight? what brown and black boys haven’t...

Danell Leyva Is The Male Feminist We All Need In Our Lives

Bustle | August 19, 2016 | Women
This post originally appeared on Bustle. By Lindsey Green "Weird Questions Welcomed, Encouraged Actually." That's the headline on two-time Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva's personal Tumblr. If that doesn't strike you as the typical call...
The Establishment

When My Biracial Identity And Eating Disorder Collide

The Establishment | August 19, 2016 | Women
This piece by Gina Florio originally appeared on The Establishment, a new multimedia site funded and run by women. The pineapple was so ripe I could smell it from the TV room. Lunch was only an hour...
Yareliz Elena Mendez-Zamora

For Womxn With Shattered Hearts

Yareliz Elena Mendez-Zamora | August 18, 2016 | Latino Voices
Mujer, who told you that you were born to endure heartbreaks? 1. Was it my biological father? (Does he even deserve the title? Un padre cría sus hijos. You left me before I was born.) You broke my heart before I took my first breath. As a child, I...
Evelyn Atieno

Sorry Cam Newton, Racism Hasn't Disappeared

Evelyn Atieno | August 17, 2016 | Black Voices
Cam's total disregard for racial inequality in America is a slap to the face to all the men and women fighting for racial equality. It would be a lie to say we aren't affected by race in present day America.
Anand Giridharadas

I Am What’s Wrong With America*

Anand Giridharadas | August 16, 2016 | Politics
This post originally appeared on Medium. On Friday, I went on TV and called for empathy for supporters of Donald Trump. Forget the candidate for a second, I said. Let us ask what kind of pain is throbbing in those precincts most drawn to his theme...
Emily Friedel

Stop Shaming Poor Parents

Emily Friedel | August 18, 2016 | Parents
I wrote a piece a little while ago about having a baby when you’re broke. I went out of my way to describe the circumstances that led to my husband and me having no money around the time our son was born — I was preempting a flood of...
Danny Cerezo

Why Monica Puig's Historic Gold Medal Win For Puerto Rico Brought Me To Tears

Danny Cerezo | August 15, 2016 | Latino Voices
I've never cried when the USA has a won a medal at the Olympics. I've been proud, but never brought to tears. Yesterday, I did cry.
David LaFevor

Changing Cuba And The Race To Save The Past

David LaFevor | August 15, 2016 | World
The recent steps toward detente in the previously inert relationship between the United States and Cuba have had little visible effect outside of the main tourist centers in Havana and the various beach resorts that, until now, have been peopled largely by Canadians and Europeans.
Dorian de Wind

An Open Letter To The U.S. Secret Service

Dorian de Wind | August 15, 2016 | Latino Voices
Dear Sirs and Madams, As a Latino and a naturalized U.S. citizen, I am aghast at the derogatory and condescending comments the Republican presidential nominee makes time and time again about Muslim Americans, Latinos and African-Americans -- even about women. As a veteran who served his adopted country "meritoriously" for...
Andrew Cristi

FROM FILM-TO-FASHION! Actress Turned Mega-Mogul EVA LONGORIA Dominates The Style World With New Line For THE LIMITED; "FROM WORK-TO-WINE!"

Andrew Cristi | August 16, 2016 | Entertainment
     Don’t underestimate her.  At only 5”2, the petite powerhouse known as Eva Longoria has proven to be way more than “the sexy one” from Desperate Housewives. While the dazzling star was blinding the world with a beauty that doesn’t seem to age consisting of a flawless...
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