Jul 31, 2015


Celebrate Dia de los Niños, Día de los Libros with Author Monica Brown

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In celebration of the many Latinos and Latinas who are coloring children's books with Latino culture, traditions and orgullo, New Latina has joined … [Continue reading...]

Latina Documentarian Betty Bastidas Presents “Can’t Hold Me Back”


Photographer and filmmaker Betty Bastidas is a natural-born story teller. The Ecuadorian-born documentarian came to the United States as a child, and … [Continue reading...]

Vanessa Libertad Garcia: On Being Latina & Lesbian

Vanessa Libertad Garcia, Latina Lesbian

Interview with Vanessa Libertad Garcia This is an interview with Vanessa Libertad Garcia, a filmmaker and writer living in Los Angeles, California, … [Continue reading...]

Author Kathryn Starke Introduces: Amy’s Travels

Amy's Travels, Kathryn Starke

This is a special contribution from urban elementary school literacy specialist and author, Kathryn Starke. The New York Times recently printed a … [Continue reading...]

Watch Cuban American Richard Blanco’s Inspiring Inaugural Poem


Latinos Take Center Stage at 2013 Inauguration Today was an inspiring day for so many Americans, but it was an especially proud day for Latinos … [Continue reading...]

14 Great Holiday Gifts For Everyone!


There’s nothing I love more than giving gifts to love ones on the holidays. I always find that I can NEVER go wrong with beauty gifts.  From makeup … [Continue reading...]

Latina Sororities: Empowerment for Success

Latina Sororities

The college experience provides many opportunities for students to meet new people, gain leadership experience, and pursue a successful career. … [Continue reading...]

Get to know… Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros

"It wasn't as if I didn't know who I was. I knew I was a Mexican woman. But, I didn't think it had anything to do with why I felt so much imbalance in … [Continue reading...]

Getting to the Root of Afro-Latina Hair

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Questioning the Standard . The standard of beauty in the United States is obvious.  Most of the supermodels are tall and slender with long, … [Continue reading...]

Latina Bites ~ Plátanos Maduros

Platanos Maduros

Plátanos Maduros! Plátanos maduros are made from ripe (black) plantain bananas, not to be confused with tostones which are made from green … [Continue reading...]

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