Learning to accept differences



What is The Real Meaning of Diversity Month?

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 So April is Diversity Month. Yay! But what does that mean? The general idea is that we're supposed to celebrate diversity. Diversity is defined by Webster's as the state of being diverse, or of being different.…

12 Gorgeous Afro-Latina Celebs

UPDATED February 27th, 2018 Black is beautiful. In honor of Black History Month, we rounded up some of the most beautiful Afro-Latina women in Hollywood. Arlenis Sosa This gorgeous Dominican model is so stunning, she walked into…

10 Discrimination Related News Stories that Prove We Haven’t Really Evolved

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 More than 50 years after landmark civil rights legislation and countless sacrifices have made equal rights the law, we should be a nation of non-discrimination. The U.S. elected a black president, gay marriage is legal…

8 Character Traits to Learn from Black Women in American History

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 It takes a woman of strength to forge through uncertain times. Black History Month reminds us to look back at some of the pioneering African-American women who changed history, and the individual character traits they…

13 Life Lessons You Can Learn from Gay Pride

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Gay, straight and everything in between — we can all learn from Gay Pride. On June 24, President Obama officially declared NYC's Stonewall Inn — the site of the June 28, 1969 Stonewall riots that sparked the gay rights movement — a national…

The New Rules: 10 Ways to be Politically Correct

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UPDATED: August 1st, 2016  Merriam Webster defines political correctness as “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” Though times change,…

All Lives Matter: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

UPDATED: August 1st, 2016  Words are powerful, especially those that comprise so many of the famous Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. quotes. Currently our nation is experiencing trying times as people from coast to coast deal with loss, violence,…

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…
As Black History Month Comes to a Close Mamiverse Continues to Celebrate Diversity-MainPhoto

As Black History Month Comes to a Close Mamiverse Continues to Celebrate Diversity

My school years during the 70s and 80s were filled with diversity. After spending my early childhood in the United States, I was fortunate to attend a British school in Spain. It was more of an international school, a melting pot of races,…