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Latinos of different origins get along while striving for success, making an impact and sharing the Big Apple

LatinaLista — The evolution of the Latino community in New York City is a vibrant and colorful history that deserves to be known. The only trouble is that the Big Apple’s Hispanic community has a rainbow of sub-communities, each with their own histories and traditions. Trying to bring these stories together for easy reading is

Spotlight Nonprofit: A writing program that empowers the WriteGirl

LatinaLista — It’s one thing to put words to paper or computer screen but quite another to share those words through publication or public reading. When that “sharing” step is achieved, the words don’t just ring out with greater authority, the writers themselves are empowered and emboldened to no longer remain silent and finally understand

Remembering Latino Patriots

LatinaLista — On Memorial Day, we remember all people who lost their lives in service to our country. Their contributions and sacrifices should be honored and remembered by us all. Yet, due to past prejudices that existed in this country, the complete story of military contributions of Latinos and other soldiers of color is incomplete.

Cuban-born artist shares experience of Castro’s revolution in new graphic novel

LatinaLista — The Cuban Revolution was a time in history that remains vivid in the memories of some Cuban Americans. Stories of personal hardship, sacrifice, loss, risk and torture have been shared among the Cuban American community ever since some were lucky enough to escape Castro’s domination. Unfortunately, a lot of those stories never got

Latino groups gear up for final battle with TX State Board of Education

LatinaLista – On the heels of Arizona abolishing ethnic studies curriculum for their students, the final phase of the next most controversial action against ethnic contributions to state and national history is about to take place. On Wednesday, May 19, numerous representatives of the Latino community will give testimony in Austin, Texas as to why the Social