Dec 23, 2014

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Natural Hair Lessons on the Streets of Dominican Republic

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Employment and natural hair Question:  If your natural hair is frizzy, tightly curled or coarse, would you go to a job interview with your hair a lo natural — unrelaxed, without blow-dry or un-ironed? Most likely not. Latinas and African-American women are often faced with tremendous bias and prejudice against wearing their hair naturally. There is […]

My Journey to Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

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Part I: The Path to Diagnosis Editor’s Note:  This post is the first of a 3-part series on a Latina woman’s journey to bipolar disorder.  We thank the author for sharing this personal and powerful journey, and hope her story will empower, enlighten and bring hope to those who live with bipolar disorder or other […]

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