Terrorism Reality Check: 13 Things Every Latina Momma Should Know About ISIS

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The terror group ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has captured headlines and social media attention for their violent efforts to create an Islamic state in Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria, ruled by an extreme version (some say Medieval)…

20 Political Debates that Affect the Lives of Latinas

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There are many political issues and debate topics that affect us all, of course, but the lives of Latinas are especially impacted these days. We feel it’s important to keep you informed about issues that affect you and your family so that…

What the Frack? 15 Facts You Need to Know About Fracking

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In a nutshell, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves drilling several deep holes, connecting them with long tunnels, setting off small underground explosions to create fractures in the shale and pumping them at high pressure with a mixture…

19 Facts Every Latina Mom Needs to Know About the Immigration Debate

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Since October, it is estimated that approximately 57,000 Central American immigrant children have entered the United States. Reportedly, 80% are from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and another 30,000 children are expected to emigrate…

15 Tragic Reasons Why America is Still a “Columbine Nation”

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The word Columbine strikes fear in parents all over the world. The tragic 1999 shooting in Colorado was every parents’ worst nightmare. We send our children to school, expecting them to be safer there than on the streets, but sometimes they…

20 Reasons Why the Civil Rights Act Was the Best Thing that Ever Happened

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July 2, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and it is still a timely discussion topic. The hit Broadway play, All the Way, tells the story of how the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed. It’s also the subject…

15 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton’s Memoir is this Summer’s Big Book

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Hillary Clinton’s memoir Hard Choices (Simon & Schuster) will be available in stores and online June 10. The book is said to be a personal and professional account of her time as Secretary of State. And, of course, it’s generating…

10 Reasons Why the Death Penalty is a Dividing Issue

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“I am not a proponent of the death penalty, but I will enforce the law as this Congress gives it to us.” This quote from Eric Holder, the first African American Attorney General of the United States, reflects what many Americans feel,…
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Get Ready for Hispanicize 2014, April 1-4 in Miami

Are you ready to Hispanicize yourself?! Hispanicize 2014 is the fifth annual gathering of the most influential Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising,  public relations, film and music. PR, film, music…