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WayUp gets $18.5 million more to help college grads find jobs

Recent college grads need a better way to search for jobs. Or at least, that’s the thesis of New York-based WayUp, which recently raised $18.5 million in Series B funding to execute on this vision. 419 more words


Book Reviews: Juana & Lucas, Rudas: Niños Horrendous Hermanitas, and Un Elefante: Numbers/Numeros

Reviewed by Becky Villareal

JUANA & LUCAS: Winner of the 2017 Pura Belpré Narrative Award

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK: Juana loves many things — drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in Bogotá, Colombia, and especially her dog, Lucas, the best amigo ever. 1,417 more words

Latinx Literature

Weekly Serial Poetry: Saqil pa Q’equ’mal: Light in Darkness

About this Book

The Mayan myths of the Popol Vuh are at once sensual and ruthless, none more so than the trials of Xibalba. In the oral and written traditions of this indigenous people, the road to the ancient underworld is well-marked, its fearsome tests legend. 96 more words

Books And Excerpts

Cultural Humility

This is a piece released by my colleague, Janet Bennett.  I’ve been so depressed since the election that I’ve needed to take some time to rejuvenate and pull myself out of this funk. 165 more words


Thirsting for a new media empire, Beautycon raises $9 million

On a cloudless, warm summer day in Los Angeles, several thousand teens, the parents who adore them and the sales and marketing machines that cater to them, all gathered in the stuffy halls of the Los Angeles convention center to attend Beautycon Festival — a day-long paean to the new model of marketing to millennials. 701 more words


Y Combinator's quest for diversity

Entrepreneurs, investors, press and other tech enthusiasts are flocking to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View later today to take part in yet another Y Combinator Demo Day. 401 more words


Book Review: The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

Reviewed by Cris Rhodes

DESCRIPTION FROM THE BOOK JACKET: Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream. Instantly he knows: Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead. 1,624 more words

Latinx Literature