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There’s a plethora of philanthropic organizations vying for our hearts and hard-earned dinero. Did you know there are worthy charities headed by some of America’s biggest Latinx celebrities? ???? Eva’s Heroes Eva Longoria has a developmentally disabled sister who inspired her to co-found Eva’s Heroes, a San Antonio-based…

A Guatemalan mother of six ran the L.A. Marathon recently wearing traditional Mayan clothes and shoes (a huipil and caites). We … mean …. WOW! ??‍♀️??‍♀️??‍♀️??‍♀️ Check this video out! Maria del Carmen Tun Cho is 46 years old and speaks the indigenous language Q’eqchi’. Her reason…

Despite all the hate that President Donald Trump spews, his remarks about nuestra gente continue to be proved wrong and to be outright lies. ???? As the Latinx population continues to soar in the U.S. so, too, does our economic impact. And it’s not expected to slow…

Do you often find yourself getting lost scrolling through Netflix’s endless library? Well, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a must-see list of Latinx documentaries you need to add to your watchlist. ??????? First up is “Beauties of the Night” which features real-life former disco queens from Mexican…

Old news, but something we should talk about. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wearing red lipstick and gold hoops to her inauguration. The red lipstick and gold hoops look is often associated with Latinas from the Bronx. The urban hip-hop culture popularized gold hoop earrings in the ’90s, and the…

You know a cowboy when you see one: cowboy hats and boots, flannel shirts, leather belts. Some were outlaws, while others were good ‘ole boys who preferred the barn. The stereotypical cowboy loves country western music, horses, beer, trucks, and cowboy boots. A few iconic American cowboys who…

Have you noticed that when you walk into a college classroom chances are high that the professor will not be Latino? Source: Photo by Felicia Mello for CALmatters we know that college professors of color make for a fairer, more nurturing and understanding environment for nuestros estudiantes. Naysayers…

Why on earth would I give up mis tacos de lengua, arroz con pollo, ropa vieja, bandeja paisa, asado, curanto, ceviche, o encebollado? Well with the rise of Veganism in the U.S., the lifestyle is spilling over to our ‘meaty’ Latinx cuisine to something a little less…meat-filled. So…

When you do a random Internet search of Artificial Intelligence (AI), you are greeted with images of coding in blue font, robots with white faces, and the silhouette of brains outlined by circuit boards and beaming lights. However, none of this tells you what exactly AI is. These…