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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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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. 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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Fiestas and Traditions Celebrated in Latin America During the Holidays

There are countless of traditional festivities that Latinxs celebrate during the holiday season. We put together a list of some of the celebrations held during this time of the year.

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Ayling Dominguez Writes AOC an Open Letter in, "Dear Alexandria"

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won New York’s 14th congressional district this November; becoming the youngest woman ever elected to Congress and an inspiration to many. Ayling penned a letter to the U.S. House of Representative member-elect, writing how Ocasio-Cortez encouraged her to also fight.

By Ayling Zulema Dominguez

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The Importance Of Mobilizing The Latinx Youth To Vote In The Midterms

The Latinx youth voter turnout, especially for midterms, is historically low. With the help of Mi Familia Vota, we’re learning why it’s our responsibility to vote and the impact mobilizing the Latinx youth can have on the future.

By Ana Defillo

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Julissa Arce’s New Memoir Details 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 them to have a better life.

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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 the use of deadly force. 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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