Latina Voices


An Open Letter To Young Brown Girls Everywhere

NewsTaco December 9, 2016

*This is brilliant! Share this with any Latinita you know. VL (3.5 minute read) By Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, Huffington Post Latino Voices (3.5 minute read)  Dear Brown Girl, You see […]

Author Sonia Nazario discusses own unfinished journey

NewsTaco November 26, 2014

Latinos rise in higher education

NewsTaco July 30, 2014

Making a healthier Pilsen

NewsTaco June 11, 2014

By Crystal Ramirez, Latina Voices It’s not a sight one would expect to see.  Mexican immigrants and college hipsters walking down the aisles together.  Some reach for bags of El […]

Getting married for the papers

Mary Mata May 29, 2014

By Lauren Timmerman, Latina Voices The first restaurant I worked in had fit every stereotype I had believed about the Latina community. Every person in the kitchen was undocumented and worked […]

On being “La Gordiflona”

Mary Mata May 1, 2014

By Juliet de Jesus Alejandre, Latina Voices “Gordiflona,” I would hear mamí whisper to my aunt, as I skip alongside them on our walk to the store. Moments before, my straight […]

Should Latina beauty pageants create new journalists?

Mary Mata April 9, 2014

By Sylvia Obén, Latina Voices The dark-colored eyes, long hair and curvy bodies help women shine in the eyes of television viewers in Hispanic audiences. Beauty pageants help many Latinas […]