Latinidad

Must-Watch: A Needed Conversation Among Afro-Latinx and African Americans on Anti-Blackness

The panel allowed space for a rich and open dialogue that pushed the envelope. 

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 4:42 pm

The Glory and Curse of Our Numbers

We are built for this era.

  • Feb 19, 2019
  • 1:51 pm

The Least ‘Diverse’ City in the United States Is Full of Latinos

A WalletHub report considered Hialeah, Florida, as the least “diverse” city in the United States.

  • Feb 16, 2019
  • 12:49 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Karla

I never realized until I went to El Salvador for the first time what pedir de fiado was. It was like a mix of asking for a favor, a credit, and sometimes a paying it forward sort of thing.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 3:50 pm

Creative Writing Program Needs More Latinos

Policy change is the tip of the pyramid, and our Community’s Cultural Capital is the base.

  • Jan 30, 2019
  • 2:51 pm

On Why Destroying Bigotry in Hispanic Communities Is Mission Critical in 2019

We must build bigger tables and break bread with one another instead of building walls, physical or otherwise.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 10:19 am

These Teen Girls Are Sharing Their Guatemalan Culture Through Photos

“No one should be ashamed of who they are, what they wear, how they speak.”

  • Jan 12, 2019
  • 9:56 am

Portrait Of: Immortal Technique

Fans are holding their breath for the release of his first album in over a decade.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 1:19 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Mothers

My mother became a wife at the age of 14 years old.

  • Jan 3, 2019
  • 8:17 am

A Savior’s Christmas: Adopted Into an Evangelical Nightmare (PART THREE)

That abyss of possibility where forgiveness isn’t free but earned.

  • Jan 1, 2019
  • 11:33 am

Stories From El Salvador: Susana

My parents believed that when we came to the United States, it was better if I didn’t speak Spanish outside the house.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 6:05 pm

A Savior’s Christmas: Adopted Into an Evangelical Nightmare (PART TWO)

I was adopted for a purpose and I learned to serve it.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 10:04 am

Mind-Altering Prose: ‘Somos Librotraficantes’

I became a kingpin of contraband prose.

  • Dec 19, 2018
  • 10:21 am

Tucson Panel Rejects Request to Remove Pancho Villa Statue

“We don’t want to forget that history, that history that is grounded in Mexican-ness,” said Lydia Otero, a professor of Mexican-American studies at the University of Arizona.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:43 pm

The Suppression of Religious Freedom in Colonial Latin America

History should never be forgotten.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 11:03 am

Stories From El Salvador: Pedro

Our apartment in Queens, New York, was adorned by at least 10 rosaries, five portraits of the Virgin Mary and seven crosses.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 4:30 pm

You Can’t Be 25% Dominican

The question “Where are you from?” can be quite confusing for children of immigrants.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 3:09 pm

A Savior’s Christmas: Adopted Into an Evangelical Nightmare (PART ONE)

This is a very personal story that is still in the midst of intense struggle. There isn’t a happy ending, and the lessons learned are not lessons anyone would ever want to learn.

  • Dec 10, 2018
  • 1:04 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Eloísa

I grew up being called la oveja negra.

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 9:14 am