An Open Letter To Young Brown Girls Everywhere

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Venezuelans in exile

Mary Mata March 26, 2014

By Patricia Boscán, Latina Voices She saw me catch my first breath of air and nurtured all of my firsts. She let me go one time, and it wasn’t until […]

My abuelita’s remedy

Mary Mata December 11, 2013

By Jennifer Nava, Latina Voices Dear abuelita, I still remember my first summer in Mexico with you. It was as if it had just happened yesterday. I barely remember anything about […]

Take a walk in my shoes

Mary Mata December 5, 2013

By Jenay Wright, Latina Voices I am Black. No. I am Hispanic. I don’t think I am either. I am American. My mom, Yurika Mariela Wright, was born in Panama […]

One step back, two steps forward

Mary Mata November 27, 2013

By Marlin Bucio, Latina Voices I remember feeling sick to my stomach. I couldn’t believe my eyes.  The pregnancy test was positive. I could feel my palms sweating excessively and my […]