Julissa Arce Tells her Childhood story of immigration and the Sacrifices her Family Made for the American Dream In 'Someone Like Me'

Julissa Arce’s new memoir reflects on the experience she had as an immigrant child and the sacrifices her family made in order for their children to have a better life.

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Latinx Podcasts We're Subscribed To (And You Should Be Too)

We’re tuning you into some of the podcasts that we hit that subscribe button to. You know, the ones that got us feeling like we’re chismeando and discutiendo with our gal pals.

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Not This Again: Depictions of Latinas in the Media

There have been three images at the forefront of the media’s portrayal of Latinas. Latina women are stereotyped as the "cantina girl", the" suffering señorita", and/or the "vamp". Phyllis addresses the three images, and the importance of having more than a singular type of story told about our community.

By Phyllis Tonna

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What It Feels Like to Be Miles Away From Nicaragua Right Now

The Nicaraguan government is oppressing it’s people through censorship and violence. Over the last few days, protests have spread and the government has used deadly forced on demonstrators. In this piece, Gata, a Nicaraguan-American in D.C., describes what it’s like to watch the uprising from afar and through social media.

By Gata Jiron

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