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Intrn’l Video: Controversial Maya deity creates a modern-day cult following in Guatemala

Intrn’l Video: Controversial Maya deity creates a modern-day cult following in Guatemala

LatinaLista — The overlap of Christianity and Satanism is prevalent in Central and South America. It’s not unusual for people to honor their own saints who are a deliberate mix of evil and good. One such figure found in Guatemala is known as Maximón. Maximón is an interesting character, a Maya deity who personifies good

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Video: DC celebrates the life, work & influence of Cesar Chavez with special screening of upcoming film

LatinaLista — Cesar Chavez’s life has become legend among generations of Latinos who have grown up learning about his courage in standing up for farm workers’ rights. This month, March 28, his life also becomes a full-length movie. In honor of Chavez’s life and the film, a special discussion and screening was hosted in Washington

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Viernes Video: Latino director points a lens at cultural taboos — in Asian community

LatinaLista — No matter the ethnicity, there exists in most cultures expectations from the elder generation of their youth. Among immigrant families in the United States, these expectations can give rise to rebellious behavior. It’s not uncommon to hear stories of teens defying cultural expectations to blaze their own paths but what happens when it’s

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Video: Ozomatli reaches out to fans through video series explaining inspiration behind new album

LatinaLista — Raul, Asdru, Wil Dog, Uli, Jiro, Justin aren’t just friends and musicians, they’re activists, supporters of human rights and are the heart and soul of the popular group Ozomatli. Founded in 1995, Ozomatli was formed when the six friends were trying to form a workers union in Los Angeles. Though they didn’t achieve

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Fighting for respect and recognition are battles still being waged by Latino and Native American soldiers

LatinaLista — Thanks to the efforts of First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, there is greater awareness of the sacrifices, contributions and needs of today’s military veterans. That wasn’t always the case. During the height of racial discrimination in the country, soldiers of color who served weren’t just segregated in their

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