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5 Latina-Owned Beauty Brands That Celebrate Culture And Identity

5 Latina-Owned Beauty Brands That Celebrate Culture And Identity

5 Latina-Owned Beauty Brands That Celebrate Culture And Identity By Shirley Gomez According to CNN, a Stanford Graduate School of Business survey found 1,800 new businesses between 2007 and 2012 were started by Latinos in the U.S. Frequently, we can

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Phoenix Wants Your Input On New Latino Arts and Cultural Center

Phoenix Wants Your Input On New Latino Arts and Cultural Center

Phoenix Wants Your Input On New Latino Arts and Cultural Center By Brenna Goth A cultural center showcasing Latino communities may be Phoenix’s next major investment in city art institutions. Some Phoenix leaders and organizations have for years pushed for a space

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Latina Feminist Novels of Impact

Latina Feminist Novels of Impact

Latina Feminist Novels of Impact By Carolina Moreno For decades, Latina authors have written empowering stories of women navigating family, culture and societal norms to find their true selves. Books by Gabby Rivera and Alida Nugent have most recently helped paint

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20 Years Later, Selena Rare Example of Hollywood Getting Latinos Right

20 Years Later, Selena Rare Example of Hollywood Getting Latinos Right

20 Years Later, Selena Rare Example of Hollywood Getting Latinos Right By Gabriela Resto-Montero The casting call was announced on Noticiero Univision: Producers for a new film about the life and death of superstar Selena Quintanilla-Pérez would hold open auditions

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Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas

Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas

Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas by Rigoberto González In celebration of Women’s History Month, here are some notable stories about the journey from girlhood to womanhood written by and about Latinas. The most popular and bestselling title

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Miriam Colón, Pioneering Latina Actress, Dies at Age 80

Miriam Colón, Pioneering Latina Actress, Dies at Age 80

by Russell Contreras, Associated Press Miriam Colón, Pioneering Latina Actress, Dies at Age 80 Miriam Colón, a pioneering actress in U.S. Latino New York theater who starred in films alongside Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, died Friday. Her husband, Fred

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Witchcraft Becoming More Popular Among Young Latinos

Witchcraft Becoming More Popular Among Young Latinos

By Maxie Ruan Witchcraft Becoming More Popular Among Young Latinos To say the word “brujo” in some communities is akin to yelling “fire!” in a crowded movie theater. It incites fear and panic. For centuries, brujería, or witchcraft, has been

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Cafe Flamenco en Phoenix

Cafe Flamenco en Phoenix

CAFÉ FLAMENCO has expanded!!! Dress your best and join us either Saturday, January 28th from 8pm-11pm or Sunday, January 29th from 3pm-6pm at the beautiful Paza Las Tradiciones, located on the NE corner of 16th St and Roosevelt, next door

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The Arts ‘Respond and Present Issues’: Local Talent Unites for Reflective Evening

The Arts ‘Respond and Present Issues’: Local Talent Unites for Reflective Evening

By: Carla León Celaya After Orlando: An International Theater Action is made up of 70 short plays that were written in response to the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in 2015. It has been performed in over 50 theaters and

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Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center (ALAC) Hosting Mural Celebration Jan. 14th

Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center (ALAC) Hosting Mural Celebration Jan. 14th

By: Samantha Collins If you haven’t yet visited the Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center (ALAC), there has never been a better time. A gem in the downtown community, it has hosted continuous events that celebrate so many aspects of

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