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  • Raspas, Rapas!

    January 8, 2021

    The following is a transcription of Latinitas Magazine’s latest audio story “Raspas, Raspas.” Volunteer writer Jackie Ibarra gives a rundown of the history of raspas,…

  • Una Nochebuena de Luto

    December 24, 2020

    While many Americans gather together on Christmas Eve, watching classic holiday movies like “Home Alone” or set out cookies for Santa Claus; Latinx households prepare…

  • 10 Latina-Owned Businesses You Should Know About

    December 18, 2020

    MCALLEN, Tx.—Though this year has been full of many twists and turns, the Latinx community remains strong. It is providing a significant contribution to the…

  • Panela: Artisanal craft of Colombia

    November 27, 2020

    MASSACHUSETTS—Have you ever wondered how your furniture, clothes, or even your dish plates were made? Many items we use in our daily lives took trial…

  • Poesía: The Wall

    November 13, 2020

    The hollow of lifeless soil Bleeds injustice and punctures lives This scar they sow, so splendidly cruel The scar unties soil It separates blood, lacks…

  • Poesía: Curls

    October 30, 2020

    She loved the beautiful jungle of loops she carried in her head She loved how they wrapped around her fingers; How they couldn’t and wouldn’t…

  • Laura I. Gomez: The CEO Who Defied All Odds

    October 23, 2020

    MCALLEN, Tx.—Two years ago, a video of a man threatening two Spanish-speaking women went viral on the internet. I was 14-years-old, sitting in shock, as…

  • “Incendiary”: A Story of Rebellion and Redemption

    October 16, 2020

    AUSTIN, Tx.—“Incendiary” by Zoraida Córdova is electric, powerful, inspiring and full of twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat….

  • The ‘Super’ in Superstitions 

    October 9, 2020

    SAN ANTONIO, Tx.—I was not expecting to ring in the New Year by running around a plastic tree in the middle of my living room…