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Maria Hinojosa, a proud Mexican-American,  is a distinguished and award-winning journalist, who has been covering America’s untold stories and highlights today’s critical issues. She is one of the nation’s most successful and celebrated Latina journalists and there was a point in time when she felt invisible. “As a little girl,…

84 BOOKS ON THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE America is a blend of many different people, world cultures and ethnicities. In June 2014, Immigrant Heritage Month was created to give people across the United States an opportunity to explore their own heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique…

Welcome to the Gullah and the Gullah Islands. The Gullah Islands are historically a region that spanned the Coastal Plains and Sea Islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida- the whole area is also known as the Gullah Geechee Corridor. The residents are called the Gullahs and they…

We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic is a Hip-Hop dance group and they do if it fully covered in their abayas, niqabs & hiqabs while wearing shell-toe Adidas. The group was founded in 2011 by Amirah Sackett, practicing Muslim, in response to France’s ban of students wearing their hijab, which represent modesty…

https://globalvoices.org/2018/03/10/a-trailblazing-filmmaker-wants-to-make-sure-native-stories-have-their-place-in-the-us-narrative/print/ I did that i did that A Trailblazing Filmmaker Wants to Make Sure Native Stories Have Their Place in the US Narrative When Joanelle Romero stepped onto the set of “The Girl Called Hatter Fox [5],” she made history. She was the first Native American to carry a lead…

SNL had been under fire for years for not being diverse and in in 2014 the voices got louder when Kenan Thompson, who usually tasked with playing black female characters, told /react-text react-text: 213 TV Guide /react-text react-text: 214 that the lack of women of color on the show was…

“Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?” is a documentary film that explores the complex identity formations of young African women living in America and West Africa who identify bi-culturally. It specifically looks at how they wrestle with concepts of race, complexion, gender, and…