Latinidad

On Latinidad and Vergüenza: Confessions of a Latinx Non-Spanish Speaker

Confessing that I do not speak Spanish has always felt embarrassing and shameful.

  • Aug 29, 2017
  • 8:57 am

A History of Lowriders (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: August 12, 2017

  • Aug 12, 2017
  • 9:26 am

For the Wild Girl Still Out There Looking For Love: A True Story

Like many women, my whirlwind of failed romances left me fearful and insecure.

  • Aug 5, 2017
  • 2:24 pm

What Sanctuary Means to a California Artist: ‘Soy Humana, No Soy Ilegal’

Now 23, Arleene uses art to spark conversations about immigration, although she remains fearful of of the consequences of being undocumented.

  • Aug 4, 2017
  • 9:38 am

Why I Chose to Not Be Latinx

To be Latinx, just like Latino, Latina, or Hispanic, is to make invisible the African and the Taíno in me.

  • Jul 20, 2017
  • 11:44 am

Fighting Trump and Coming of Age in Brooklyn’s Mexican Community

“We prove that not all Mexicans are here doing crimes, or trafficking drugs.”

  • Jun 30, 2017
  • 1:10 pm

A Peek Into the Lives of Puerto Rican Muslims

They live daily life as minorities—Muslims among their Puerto Rican family and Puerto Ricans in the Muslim community.

  • Jun 27, 2017
  • 9:57 am

El Museo del Barrio and the Act of Preserving Memory and a Culture

Created during such a period of civil unrest, El Museo served as a beacon for New York City’s Puerto Rican and African-American communities.

  • Jun 21, 2017
  • 10:01 am

Woman-Owned Enterprise: MXCNAS, Featuring Claudette Zepeda

“When I was eighteen, I was a rebel and my parents were threatening to send me back to Guadalajara to a private school.”

  • Feb 24, 2017
  • 11:16 am

Actor JW Cortes Transforms Himself Into Pedro Albizu Campos: Is a Film on the Way?

This story HAS to be told on the big screen.

  • Feb 5, 2017
  • 10:20 am

Donald Trump’s America Will Never Ever Erase the History of My Proud Mexican Family

In Donald Trump’s America, my great-grandfather, Jesús Chavira, would be treated as a societal menace.

  • Feb 3, 2017
  • 8:45 am

La Realidad: The Realities of Anti-Mexicanism (A Paradigm)

Anti-Mexicanism in the United States is a race-premised set of historical and contemporary ascriptions, convictions and discriminatory practices.

  • Jan 31, 2017
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End the Cuban Privileged Pathway to Citizenship (OPINION)

Maintaining the 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act is an Insult to the immigrant rights movement.

  • Jan 12, 2017
  • 9:15 am

When It Was Just Us: My Family’s Holiday Journey

When I was growing up in Chicago, our holiday gatherings were small and intimate.

  • Dec 9, 2016
  • 11:55 am

NPR’S Latino USA Just Produced a One-Hour Podcast About Being Muslim and Latino in the US

Another bold move from the award-winning NPR show.

  • Dec 2, 2016
  • 3:50 pm

Chola: That’s Who I Am

Being a chola is about asserting the right to be a young woman who is feminine, beautifully adorned, sensual, challenging, independent and free-thinking.

  • Dec 1, 2016
  • 10:30 am

A South Bronx Love Letter: #WhatPianoDistrict

After a year of scanning my negatives, I’ve yet to find a single piano anywhere.

  • Oct 22, 2016
  • 9:26 am

The Day I Learned I Was Mexican and Poor

It was my first day of junior high school.

  • Oct 17, 2016
  • 10:06 am

Read Latinx Student’s ‘Controversial’ Letter West Virginia University’s Paper Wouldn’t Publish

“This racist violence is going completely unnoticed.”

  • Sep 14, 2016
  • 11:40 am