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Being Latino contributors consists of individuals and partner organizations. They join us in our goal of providing our audience with a communication platform designed to educate, entertain and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. Together we aim to break down barriers and foster unity and empowerment through informative, thought-provoking dialogue and exchanging of ideas. Giving a unified voice to the multitude of communities that identify with the multidimensional culture that is Latino.

Snack Attack!

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It’s no surprise that in the fast pace lifestyle most of us live in, sometimes there just isn’t time to sit down and have three meals a day.  For most of us, snacking has become the norm.  Whether you pack some fruit or yogurt to help tie you over between meals or you are replacing Read More

Unhealthy trends that need to stop

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Most people want to fit in with the crowd and follow the latest trends, even when it comes to health and fitness. Social media and celebrities would have to be the biggest factors in influencing us to follow the trends. It’s all a competition and we want to come in first place. All popularity and Read More

Investing in Soccer means investing in economic growth

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Consider the following statistics about the growth, viewership and reach of soccer in the United States as reported by SOCCER.com:   The average attendance of Major League Soccer (MLS) is 18,470 people per match, more than pro basketball and pro hockey and only behind the NFL and MLB Forbes The 2014 World Cup final was Read More

Secret Lives of Americans

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In the new episode of ‘Secret Lives of Americans’, a college student reveals her truth. Scarly is living with a secret not even her closest friends and relatives knew about. She did not even know about it until she reached the age of 18 and was filing for financial aid to help pay for college. Read More

Inequality among Black and Latino Workers in retail

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We’ve all heard about discrimination among races in the workplace, but many would not expect to see it in the retail industry. Skin color influences the raises and promotions. According to an analysis by NAACP, white workers in retail make $15.32 an hour, whereas African Americans and Latinos make $11.75 on average. The reason is Read More

Lack of assistance to immigrants

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In a ruling last week, Superior Court Justice Thomas Warren indicated that the administration of Governor Paul LePage does not have to reimburse cities and towns for providing welfare for some immigrants that may be here illegally, but they cannot penalize those who are aiding that population. Judge Warren said that the Department of Health Read More

Shakira’s Post Baby Bod

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So it is to no one’s surprise that the Colombian bombshell, Shakira, bounced right back to her amazing bod after giving birth to baby girl Sasha. She is looking very fit just about five months after giving birth to baby Sasha. She shared three photographs on Instagram showing off her workout alongside her trainer, Anna Read More

Mexico’s Supreme Court facilitates same sex marriage

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Same sex marriages are becoming more accepted in society. For a long time, marriage has been seen as a union between a man and a woman. Now, it is seen as a union between two people that care deeply about each other. Latin American countries are on the rise as places to legalize unions between Read More

Daniel Cubias: Barrio Imbroglio An Abraxas Hernandez Mystery

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Here at Being Latino we love to celebrate and promote those who are doing something positive in our community and in our culture, whether it’s making films that tell great stories of our Latino culture, creating music that speaks to our people and stands the test of time or writing books and novels that take Read More

Homeless Teen Mom is now a Valedictorian

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Her name is Trameka Pope and she is a single teen mother who used to be homeless, and has now graduated at the top of her high school class. As Chicago’s Fox 32 reports, Pope has been offered more than $600,000 in scholarships and was accepted to attend more than 26 colleges and universities. The Read More