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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.

One size doesn’t fit all

rmgnetworks.com

How many times have we seen the label “one size fits all”; we’ve seen the article of clothing and it’s hard to believe it can fit you. It’s my belief that label should not exist. I believe it’s false and just a cheap way to make women and men buy things that can fit a twelve Read More

Park Slope, BK

newyork.com

The residents of Park Slope, Brooklyn can speak only great things about their growing neighborhood. Many have testified of how their lifestyle changed and how this is the place to live. Although there are many parts that are being refined, its history and variety still stands. Some residents say that it has a “Sesame Street” Read More

Hollywood to release fewer Latino films in 2015

visualparadox.com

Research done by MPAA shows that Latinos make up  17% of the population and 32% of that population likes watching movies on the big screen. So why is it that the number of movies targeting a Latino audience does not match these numbers? This year we only have a few movies being  released  featuring a Latino cast Read More

Politics and the crisis in Mexico

economist.com

With issues of accountability on the table, México’s President Enrique Peña Nieto is being scrutinized for the escalating crisis that has left many areas of the country corrupted with crime and murder for years. U.S. President Barrack Obama promises the Mexican President to assist in the fight against drug cartels, expand democracy and human rights Read More

Did you go to the School of Hard Knocks?

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What exactly does “school of hard knocks” mean? I’ve been told it means a way of life one was raised in that was not pleasant. Basically, a person had to deal with a lot of negative experiences growing up that molded that person into who they are today. I have noticed on facebook in that Read More

Life in the 90s

katewashere.com

How old where you in the 90s? Wow, just thinking about it might freak you out or it might make you think of how life was back in the day. I was 4 years old in 1990, life seemed so much easier back them. Not worrying about pointless stuff like money and looks, and so Read More

Thinning hair myths

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Have you noticed a difference in the amount of hair you have? There are facts and myths to guide you in answering your questions and worries. Don’t suffer in silence. Most people will notice their loss when they are taking a shower or styling their hair. It is either falling out in your hand or Read More

There’s no room for discrimination on college campuses

usnews.com

“Diversity on college campuses has increased, but women and minorities still face prejudice and discrimination, a new study from the Harvard University Voices of Diversity project found…The study found that women and minorities are made to feel like they do not belong on the campus — for example, that they only got in thanks to Read More

Latino comics gaining ground

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Growing up admiring Superman I was always captivated by the thought of someone having superpowers and using them to help people.  It’s such a fascinating and in many ways a biblical underlying story; a baby being sent out of his doomed planet in a space ship by his parents, crash-lands on earth and is adopted Read More

Tips for first time parents: Welcoming your baby

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Welcoming a new baby into your family is a joyous time. And while the excitement of meeting your new baby far outweighs the sleepless nights and round-the-clock feedings, the stress that comes with caring for a newborn changes everything in a new parent’s life – especially their finances. According to a recent Truven survey, the Read More