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We Need To Talk About Colorism In Latinx Communities

A few weeks ago, I was absentmindedly scrolling through my Facebook feed when I noticed a meme a relative—we’ll call her Jenni—posted.  “Lol,” she wrote, “too good not to share!” The meme was in English and Spanish, and read, “When people tell me I look White not mexican ” then was followed by a litany (in Spanish) of talking-out-one’s-neck insults to the hypothetical insulter: 993 more words

The Rise and Fall of 'The Donald'

Oh Mr. Donald Trump. Yes, Donald Trump is running for president. Well, technically he is although nobody really believes that he is a serious candidate. Trump, the real estate mogul and television personality, has always flirted with the possibility of running for president, particularly in the past few years where his rhetoric against President Barack Obama became personal after the president took office. 433 more words

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Lost Terrains

When you lose something as sweeping as your country you grasp for remnants– old family photographs, a cracked tea cup, a piece of jewelry. These fragments remind you of where you came from and who you once were, then you move on– you must. 524 more words

A Black Latina Woman In Comedy Is No Laughing Matter: Getting To Know Aida Rodriguez

Thought Catalog: Aida, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? How did you first get into comedy? What are you most known for? And what has been your greatest accomplishment so far? 2,209 more words

Why "Jane the Virgin's" fascination with Target is important

When Target saw an opportunity to work with “Jane the Virgin,” they hit the bullseye with Hispanic viewers. On Thursday, Brandchannel published an interview with Steview Benjamin, Target’s Vice President of Media Strategy, about the show’s relationship to the store. 99 more words