Meet Amy Quichiz, the Vegan Latina Reclaiming Veganism for People of Color

By Katie Coss, Hip Latina

Planted within the intersection of veganism, scarce resources, and a college student budget, a self-identified queer Latina would turn an Instagram account for vegan recipes into a global community for vegans of color. Reaching a demographic of vegans unbeknownst to Amy Quichiz in 2017, this Peruvian and Colombian New York City native would create the foundation of a tribe of hundreds of women, trans, and non-binary people of color eating a plant-based diet through Veggie Mijas. Continue reading Meet Amy Quichiz, the Vegan Latina Reclaiming Veganism for People of Color

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How three Latina women let go from 9NEWS are helping change the journalism industry

By , Denver Post

When model student Sonia Gutierrez was informed by her high school counselor in 2009 that college was out of the question because the young Colorado Latina lacked documentation, Gutierrez allowed herself an afternoon to sob, mourning the future she and her parents had worked toward their whole lives. Continue reading How three Latina women let go from 9NEWS are helping change the journalism industry

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J-Lo, H.E.R. and Selena Gomez will headline a streamed concert to support Covid-19 vaccine distribution

By Alaa Elassar, CNN

Pop and rock stars are planning a global broadcast and streaming special to support equal vaccine distribution.

Hosted by Selena Gomez and featuring Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, and H.E.R., the “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” will take place on May 8. Continue reading J-Lo, H.E.R. and Selena Gomez will headline a streamed concert to support Covid-19 vaccine distribution

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A Rapper, Hitting His 30s, Reinvents Himself as a Scion of Spanish Pop

, New York Times

C. Tangana, one of Spain’s biggest rap stars, two years ago hit “a little bit of a crisis.” He was riding a wave of fame, known for provocative songs and equally provocative interviews. But he was fast approaching his 30s, he said in a recent Zoom interview and risked becoming one of those “cringe-y, embarrassing” rappers who act a decade younger than they are. Continue reading A Rapper, Hitting His 30s, Reinvents Himself as a Scion of Spanish Pop

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THIS CHEF IS TRYING TO OPEN A VEGAN BAKERY AND LATINX SOCIAL JUSTICE CAFÉ IN SEATTLE

By JOCELYN MARTINEZ, VegNews

Seattle-based vegan baker Lara de la Rosa recently launched a campaign on crowdfunding site GoFundMe to open Casa del Xoloitzcuintle (Case del Xolo), a vegan bakery and Latinx social justice café. Founder of Seattle’s vegan bakery Lazy Cow Bakery, de la Rosa’s mission to make veganism easy and affordable for the masses while advocating for social justice is the driving force behind Casa del Xolo. Continue reading THIS CHEF IS TRYING TO OPEN A VEGAN BAKERY AND LATINX SOCIAL JUSTICE CAFÉ IN SEATTLE

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Hispanics In Wine Organization Aims To Empower Latinx Wine Communities

By Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, Forbes

Social organization Hispanics in Wine was founded with the aim of promoting equality and diversity and helping Latinx professionals advance in the wine industry. Founded in September 2020, it consists of a social media space and website which serve as a digital platform for insight into opportunities and resources for members of the community. Continue reading Hispanics In Wine Organization Aims To Empower Latinx Wine Communities

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Hispanics In Wine Organization Aims To Empower Latinx Wine Communities

Social organization Hispanics in Wine was founded with the aim of promoting equality and diversity and helping Latinx professionals advance in the wine industry. Founded in September 2020, it consists of a social media space and website which serve as a digital platform for insight into opportunities and resources for members of the community.

Continue reading Hispanics In Wine Organization Aims To Empower Latinx Wine Communities

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Rosalía Just Revealed An Espadrille Air Force 1 On Instagram And I Am Spiraling

By Kelsey Stiegman, Yahoo Life

Yesterday, Rosalía gave fans a sneak peek at what seems to be an upcoming Nike collab starring the internet’s favorite shoe. The singer shared a video showing off the “AFI ESPADRILLE,” a Spanish take on the famed sneaker style. Continue reading Rosalía Just Revealed An Espadrille Air Force 1 On Instagram And I Am Spiraling

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