#ModernLatinaBookClub features The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

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This month the Modern Latina Book Club will read the classic House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As we enter the protagonist Esperanza’s world, House of Mango Street invites us to remember the places where we lived as children and in doing so, reflect upon our own histories and the difficult questions that emerge.

DOLORES: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother.

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Dolores comes to theaters this fall, sharing the story of Dolores Huerta through rare footage and personal accounts of her life. The Watsonville Film Festival will host a regional premiere of the documentary film DOLORES and a Q&A with legendary organizer and activist Dolores Huerta will be in attendance.

Teen Girls Stage Incredible Quinceañera Protest at Texas Capitol Against Vile Anti-Immigrant Law

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On Wednesday, a group of 15 teenage girls, dressed in brightly colored gowns, stood in front of the Texas State Capitol to participate in one of Latin American culture’s most cherished traditions: the quinceañera.

Someone made lotería for millennials and it’s for sure gonna sell out fast

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Meet Mike Alfaro the Guatemalan creator behind “Millennial Lotería” — updated Lotería cards for a “new generation.”

#ModernLatinaBookClub features Frida by Barbara Mujica

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The Modern Latina Book Club features Frida by Barbara Mujica. Told in the voice of Frida’s sister Cristina, who bears witness to Frida and Diego’s tumultuous marriage, this is a brilliantly vivid work of historical fiction.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas

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The Modern Latina Book Club features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas. In A Fighting Chance, Claudia Meléndez Salinas draws us into the life of Miguel Ángel, a seventeen-year-old boy who lives in Salinas, California, in a neighborhood mired in a poverty he longs to escape.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

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Featured in the recent Huffington Post article “11 Books By Latinas Every Feminist Should Add To Their Collection,” the Modern Latina Book Club will read Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera this month.

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The Modern Latina Book Club launches featuring literature written by Latina authors.

Kat Von D Slammed Donald Trump’s Wall Proposal so Hard it Will Fill you With Pride

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Kat Von D response to Donald Trump’s wall proposal.

14 Powerful Photos that show the Unity of Women’s Marches Around the World

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Millions across the world joined together in solidarity for the Women’s March on January 20, 2017. One of the biggest marches of the day was in the U.S. In D.C. with estimated attendance was half a million and growing by Saturday afternoon. See some of the most powerful photos.