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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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How Yvette DeChavez Survived Academia Part 3

Trigger Warning: Suicide
In Part 3, Yvette recounts experiencing mental health issues, shame, and feelings of inadequacy as a grad student in a predominantly white PhD program; describing how her pain led her to self-destructive behaviors. Then when she was ready to make a change, tragedy struck.

By Yvette DeChavez

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