Sep 22, 2014

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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"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

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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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