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Intrn’l Video: A journey through Peru and Bolivia’s most treasured landmarks

Intrn’l Video: A journey through Peru and Bolivia’s most treasured landmarks

LatinaLista — The South American countries of Peru and Bolivia are more than just neighbors. Along their shared border, stands many mystical and awe-inspriring places like Machu Picchu or Lake Titicaca — among a host of other sites to see and experience. Unfortunately, not everyone will have the opportunity to travel to see the sights

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Video: Veteran organizer Marshall Ganz shares his memories of working for social change with Cesar Chavez

LatinaLista — Economic inequality. Class inequality. Discrimination. Gender inequality. The list goes on and for veteran activist and organizer Marshall Ganz these issues are the focal points for social movements trying to effect meaningful social change. Sitting down with journalist Bill Moyers, Ganz shares his personal history of being an organizer, breaking down social movements

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Video: Do the Democrats have a lock on the Hispanic vote?

CBS News (LatinaLista Editor’s Note: The strength of the Latino electorate is an issue that has occupied the headlines since the 2012 presidential election and is only gaining momentum as both sides of the aisle appear to be coming together to compromise on issues of importance to Latino voters. Yet, the folks at CBS News


Viernes Video: The cruel irony of celebrating Dia de los Muertos for families of the deceased undocumented

LatinaLista — Given the recent outcry as a result of Disney’s intention to trademark Dia de Los Muertos, the film, Flor de Muertos, sheds light on why Latinos reacted so strongly to Disney’s action. This 2011 film, described as part documentary and part concert film, examines the Mexican tradition of honoring the dead with elaborate


Video: Online campaign Global Mom Relay culminates with interactive UN conference celebrating mothers everywhere

LatinaLista — Mothers are too often the unsung heroes of not just their families but everywhere a need for a voice or helping hand was answered by ‘someone’s mom’. The important role of moms is never fully appreciated, regardless of whether they live in bustling cities or remote rural areas, developed countries or third-world regions.

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Video: Northwestern students challenge administrators and classmates to re-evaluate diversity and racism on campus

LatinaLista — The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t released their ruling yet on the college affirmative action case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin but it hasn’t stopped pundits from talking about the issue. And that’s a good thing but the people who really need to be talking about it, because it affects them