Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Arkansas Governor’s ‘Latinx’ Ban Could Affect the Community’s Generational Rift

One of Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ first acts as Arkansas governor was to ban most state agencies from using the term Latinx, bringing up a debate that has divided Latinos over generations. Sanders called the word “culturally incentive,” and some critics viewed it as another attack by Republicans on the LGBTQ community. However, her move may […]

The Term ‘Latinx’ Now Banned from Official Government Use in Arkansas

The new governor of Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, has signed an executive order banning the term “Latinx” from official use in government business. At the Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas meeting, director Margarita Solorzano had to redirect chatter away from the news. The executive order signed by Republican Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders surprised Solorzano and […]

Florida Candidate Appeals to Latinx Audiences With Her Inclusion of Spanish Ads

Florida’s Agricultural Commissioner and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried recently released Radio ads aimed at Latino voters ahead of the upcoming primaries. In the ads, Fried included a variety of supporters from different countries and races, including Colombian, Venezuelan, Dominican, Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Afro Latino, and they explain why they are voting for […]

Guest Blogger: Rosa Mendoza “Multicultural Womxn’s Conference 2021 Puts the Spotlight on Challenges, Opportunities”

As we approach the end of Women’s History Month, it is important to continue to celebrate women changemakers past and present. But it is also important to acknowledge that this has been a tough year for women in the workforce—especially women of color. The challenges women face in this economy and in the innovation industry […]

‘Party Of Five’ reboot features Latino family and sheds light on immigrant families

The creators of the original 1990 drama “Party Of Five” found a new opportunity to bring back the iconic show in a timely, reinvented manner with a star-studded Latino cast. In the original show, written by Amy Lippman and Christopher Keyser, centered on a white family of five siblings who raise each other after their […]