Posts in culture
Meet 4 Nicaraguan Community Organizers Fighting for a Free Nicaragua

It is the first anniversary of the peaceful protests that resulted in hundreds of deaths in Nicaragua. We’re sharing the stories of 4 Nicaraguan womxn who are organizing calls for action for a free Nicaragua.

By Gabriela Alemán

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Emma Tenayuca: The Labor Rights Activist You Haven’t Heard Of Who Changed Society

Learn about the tenacious labor leader and educator egregiously missing from history books.

By Christine Bolaños

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Two Tejanas Sound Off on Proposed Selena Holiday

It has been 24 years since late Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla-Pérez’s passing but her legacy is stronger than ever. The latest effort to preserve her contributions and legacy is a proposed bill to mark April 16, her birthday, an official Texas holiday.

By Christine Bolaños

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This Latina Couldn’t Find an Empowering Space for WOC, So She Created One

Denise Hernandez launched Chingona Fest TX to unite fellow women of color through music, art, food, culture, and comradery.

By Christine Bolaños

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35 Mujeristas Share What Empowers Them for International Women’s Day

Around the world, people celebrate International Women’s Day annually today, March 8th. To kick off the festivities, we spoke with 35 Mujeristas to gather their sage stories about what empowers them throughout the year.

By Lola Méndez

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Understanding My Afro-Latinidad and Pushing the Conversation Beyond Identity

Jennifer Mota explains how she came to understand her Afro-Latinx identity with the help of her family, and the need to also push the conversation beyond identity to the social, cultural, economic, and political issues that affect the community.

By Jennifer Mota

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