Dec 20, 2014

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Education: The Best Legacy

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Othanya (center), a Dominican high school student, recently accepted to Columbia University on full scholarship "La educación es la mejor … [Continue reading...]

Carta de Amor para mi Mamá Juana

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In celebration of Mother's Day, we are sharing love letters from our readers to their beloved mothers.  This letter was written by Helen … [Continue reading...]

On Women, Friendships and Solidarity

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This is a guest post by Dior Vargas. Ever since I started school, my friendships with girls were challenging.  Of course, elementary school … [Continue reading...]

Love Letter to My Mother

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Rachel Matos and her mother This week we are celebrating El Día de las Madres with love letters written by our readers to their mothers.  This … [Continue reading...]

Healing For the Broken-Hearted

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photo: source This is a guest post by Rosanna. I sat the other day with a friend, talking about the loss of her son to a tragic end, around the … [Continue reading...]

La Vida Cotidiana y Fantástica de Una Latina en Venezuela

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Tenemos el gusto y el honor de brindarles la primera de una serie de entrevista enfocadas en mujeres Latinas que residen fuera de los Estados Unidos. … [Continue reading...]

Rethinking the First C-Section

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Photo by: Tammra McCauley I got my way. As soon as I said I wanted a c-section, preparations for surgery began. I was requesting major abdominal … [Continue reading...]

“I Survived Cervical Cancer:” A Latina Shares Her Story

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It was October 2008 when I was diagnosed with Stage IIB Cervical Cancer only three months after I had retired from the NYPD and was ready to enjoy … [Continue reading...]

Pancakes in Cuba

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Havana, Cuba This is a guest post by Kaneisha Grayson I was ecstatic when I learned that my visa application to study abroad in Havana, Cuba for … [Continue reading...]

From New Haven to Harvard: My Unexpected Journey to the Ivy League

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I was born in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven, CT to a Cuban father (Jose) and Puerto Rican mother (Carmen). My large family included six … [Continue reading...]

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