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  • Sherry Eklund is Teen Strong

    July 2, 2021

    Sherry Eklund spent the past 15 years of her life taking pictures of airplanes. With her husband in the air as the pilot and her…

  • What is Code-Switching, and What is the Cost?

    May 21, 2021

    AUSTIN, Tx.—You’re hanging out with your friends, talking, joking and laughing with each other. The flow and pattern of the conversation is easy, not forced….

  • 20 Questions With: The Red Note (Part 2)

    March 19, 2021

    Editor’s Note: This is a transcription of Latinitas Magazine’s SoundCloud podcast “20 Questions With,” where we invite bold and creative individuals to discuss their experiences…

  • Raspas, Rapas!

    January 8, 2021

    The following is a transcription of Latinitas Magazine’s latest audio story “Raspas, Raspas.” Volunteer writer Jackie Ibarra gives a rundown of the history of raspas,…

  • A Letter To The Moon

    January 1, 2021

    Dear Moon, There is a myth that comes from the Arhuaco indigenous people, the natives of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, and so it…

  • Poesía: The Wall

    November 13, 2020

    The hollow of lifeless soil Bleeds injustice and punctures lives This scar they sow, so splendidly cruel The scar unties soil It separates blood, lacks…

  • Laura I. Gomez: The CEO Who Defied All Odds

    October 23, 2020

    MCALLEN, Tx.—Two years ago, a video of a man threatening two Spanish-speaking women went viral on the internet. I was 14-years-old, sitting in shock, as…