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National HerWorld® Month celebrates the future potential of high school girls choosing STEM careers

National HerWorld® Month celebrates the future potential of high school girls choosing STEM careers

LatinaLista — March, otherwise known as Women’s History Month, is celebrated by remembering how far women have come and where we’ve arrived today. Yet, not enough attention is paid to where we hope our daughters will be tomorrow. For many who are evaluating the job prospects of the future, job stability — which some argue

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Viernes Video: Diego Luna explains why it was important for him to make the film “Cesar Chavez”

LatinaLista — At a recent Washington screening for his new English-language directorial debut, Cesar Chavez, Diego Luna explained to the audience one of the reasons he wanted to make the film — for his Mexican-American-born son. He said that when his son was born he wanted to learn about notable US Latinos, of which he

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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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Latino tech start-ups striving for greater attention, help and investment

LatinaLista — Latinos are use to bucking conventional wisdom. In some instances, this is referred to as a ‘paradox.’ Merriam-Webster defines paradox as being: “one (as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases.” For example, though Latinos, as a collective, have lower income and educational levels, health outcomes, have historically measured

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Video: New documentary forces nation to remember how a young generation helped turn the tide for Civil Rights

LatinaLista — Civil rights is synonymous with the struggles of black citizens for equality. Yet, it is not often remembered that during the summer of 1964, college students took an active, and dangerous, part in helping African Americans attain their Constitutional rights. During that summer, almost 1,000 college students were dispatched to the state of

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