All posts tagged in latinx

  • July 4, 2019By Carina Ortiz

    Early last month, Indie shop Xipi~Teca hosted their first annual self-love festival in Los Angeles titled “Love Thyself.” The venue was surrounded by women of color who shared an affinity for self-love and growth. When asked about the event, Xipi~Teca stated, “We wanted to create a self-love centered festival that is specifically curated to create

  • April 15, 2018By P H Hoffman

    “En el universo no hay coincidencia,” raps Niña Dioz in her latest song. (This translates to “In the universe there are no coincidences.”) And it certainly is no coincidence that “Tambalea,” the leading single off of her upcoming album Reyna, is a powerhouse. When someone like Dioz collaborates with artists like Ceci Bastida and Lida Pimienta, the result cannot

  • June 11, 2017By Paola Fernandez

    Exquisite spices of vibrant reds and yellows exploding on my tongue always sent a smile to my lips. The lavished aroma of papayas filled my lungs. It reminded me of home, the biggest island in the Caribbean Sea — Cuba. With palm trees scattered at its borders and the Spanish dialect roaming through the blue

  • May 25, 2017By Paola Fernandez

    The Get Down beautifully demonstrated the lives of people of color in the 70s Bronx, New York. It passionately shone a spotlight on what it is to live in a white world. What it is to use music, especially hip hop, in an environment infested by gangs, street violence and drugs. It painted a picture

  • April 8, 2017By Paola Fernandez

    In an entertainment industry that all too often celebrates European features, to come across a main character played by a person of color is rare. In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Guatemalan/Cuban actor Oscar Isaac plays an X-Wing pilot for the resistance, better known as Poe Dameron. The Force Awakens grossed $529 million in its opening