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Lil Foo Coffee: Culture, Coffee, South Central Pride

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Frankie Martinez, a trans non-binary Latinx male, born and…

Capturing the Brown Experience Through Photography

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A Profile on Latina Photographer, Andrea Flores Demonstrated…

Diversify Our Narrative: Social Activism in the Digital Age

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When I was in the tenth grade, my Honors English teacher…
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Altering the Standard

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In a capitalist society, companies adopt differing values to distinguish and establish themselves within niche communities. The fashion industry is no exception—leading some companies to prioritize uniqueness, quality, and net profit. 
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Brought To You by Small Business

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Proudly representing their culture and identity while excelling at contributing billions to the US economy, small Latinx-owned businesses are booming.
illustration of Raini Rodriguez and "Rosa" (aka Adam Martinez)

The Evolution of Memes

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As Latinxs, there are many stereotypes and generalizations…
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Disproportioned

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In the affluent Westwood, Los Angeles, I find myself surrounded…
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The US and the Growing Food Gap

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The food gap between the rich and the poor in American society is growing and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.
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Koreatown: and the Impact of Cultural Displacement

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Two years ago, I visited the newly opened, hip and fresh vegan burger joint, located just a few streets from my childhood apartment. As I entered, the environment was lively and welcoming.