Entries by FOX NEWS Latino

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Does Fashion Really Trump Female Power?

UPDATED March 26th, 2018 Make no mistake: There’s a before and after Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In.” Before, female politicians like Christine Quinn, Speaker of the New York City Council and mayoral candidate, would be criticized for losing her temper or being “bossy.” After, the media does a story about its own coverage of Christine Quinn […]

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César Chavez’s Legacy

The protectors of the Cesar Chavez legacy describe the legendary leader as “an ordinary man” who did extraordinary things. Like much of the mythology that has grown around Chavez, this oversimplification does him a disservice and masks the reality. It’s a nice slogan, but in fact, Cesar Chavez was anything but ordinary. He was fanatical […]

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How Latina Women Lean In

Just as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched her campaign to ban the word “bossy” in the name of female empowerment, a new study was released by the Pew Research Center that highlights the incredible strides made by Latina women, America’s fastest growing demographic. The study showed that Latina women are doing fine without Ms. Sandberg’s […]

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Brazil is Happiest Place on Earth

Is it the beautiful beaches? The gorgeous women? The pulsating rhythms of samba and bossa nova? Is it all of the above? Whatever it is, Brazilians – at least those who use the social media app Instagram – are the happiest people in the world. Read Related: 9 Great Reasons to Visit Brazil This Year […]

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Pope Francis and His Abuelo Charm

Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote an article about what it felt like to see the election of the world’s first Latin American Pope. I wrote about the surge of pride that we felt in our culture and traditions, which could produce so learned and wise a man. And I also wrote about his […]

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How to Combat Bullying

The photos make like them look like girls who could be in my daughter’s middle school; however, I’m not looking at yearbook photos, I’m looking at the mug shots of two Florida tweens charged with felony aggravated stalking. Police say their history of online bullying and verbal and physical assault contributed to the suicide of […]