Why Getting Fired Could Be The Best Thing Ever

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Congratulations! Your Job Loss Could Be The Kick In The Pantalones You Needed No es bueno? Or Is it? It’s one of those experiences that makes you feel like an utter utter failure and a lost paycheck away then waiting for that  unemployment check . It’s sure is challenging. It sucks, big time. BUT hear us out.  You just got to get past that REJECTION and [...]

Hollywood Walk of Fame Star For Selena Quintanilla

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Los Angeles Declares November 3rd 'Selena Day' It's been  22 years since Selena's passing yet every year her legendary status - La Reina's legacy is upped a level. Last year, MAC Cosmetics launched MAC  Selena and Madame Tussaud's Hollywood museum unveiled a commemorative 'Selena' wax figure. This year, a brass star honoring Selena is being made possible. A[...]

In Honor of Latina Equal Pay Day, Did Your Last Paycheck Piss You Off?

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We tweeted for Latina Equal Pay Day #LatinaEqualPayDay or #Trabajadoras Today is a day of acknowledgment and action! November 2 marks Latina Equal Pay Day, which is a day designed to recognize the gap in earnings between Latinas and White men and how far we have come and still need to go. If you did not know, Latinas are the least paid race/ethnicity in the[...]

Change is Good

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Dear Readers, It's been a little quiet with SupaDaily... that's because we are undergoing ch-ch-ch-changes! Good ones because we want to stick around and we hope you want us to, too! We can tell you do too, thousands of you have subscribed to our email newsletters in the past, on average 60-100 a month and engage with us via social media - GRACIAS! We get p[...]

Twitter And Trump: A Guide to Stay Focused on What Really Matters in the Political Debate

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Ding. Ding. “BREAKING NEWS: Trump tweets again…” When is the last time you checked your phone, and it wasn’t a CNN, New York Times, or LA Times notification about Trump’s outrageous tweets? Nowadays it seems like Trump broke the Internet. With Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Caribbean nations in complete devastation from several major hurricanes, and the threa[...]

Amá - A Poem

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I ask my amá, “Amá porque son mudos?” She looks at me confused. “Que quieres? Que seamos pericos o que?” I say, that’s not what I mean. She looks at me confused as she adds salt to the food. “Que? Porque tu papá esta en la sala y yo acá?” I say, “No es que, nevermind.” She looks at me confused. “Pues tu papá esta haya haciendo sus cosas y yo estoy ha[...]

Ancestors Secretos de la Comida de Tierra

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There is no stronger connection to your ancestors than eating what they have planted and grown in their past life for you There’s no surprise we do not have whole-foods in the hood. There’s also no surprise I can find a liquor store around my block faster than I can find a veggie burger, or something to eat does not involve “comida de basura” like my dad ca[...]

Google Doodle Celebrates Gloria E. Anzaldúa

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An American Chicana Scholar Who Crossed Many Borders, Worlds and Lived Out 'This Place Of Contradictions' "For a writer and scholar Gloria E. Anzaldúa, a border wasn't just a line on the map: it was a state of mind and a viewpoint on life. Born on this date of 1942 in the Rio Grande Valley, Anzaldúa possessed an astounding gift for transforming dividing lin[...]

The Center For Rich Children - How Gentrification Effects Our Care For Our Children

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Lets talk about gentrified daycares. Daycares that are for “exploring” and “sensory” and “gardening.” Set up in low-income neighbors and cost $140 a day. That’s right $140 A DAY! So while some rich white woman’s kids are going to the "Center for Rich Children", mine are stuck in the basement of some church with little windows. Sorry poor kids (includin[...]

Raising Children Is An Act of Resistance In Today's World

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Raising children is an act of resistance. It is a screaming ode to the white world that there will be more of us brown and black skinned, Latinx running around. That we will not be eliminated, that our languages and traditions will not cease to exist. That we will have children by birth, by adoption, by mixed families, by way of being tias y tios. That we wi[...]

Self Love As A Process For A Brown Girl

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It’s hard loving yourself when everyone is telling you otherwise. Here’s to a collective effort of trying to love your lonjitas, tú piel morena—just like I’m trying to love mine. I remember flaring up my nose in front of my mom, hoping she would flare her nose back at me as a joke. “Pare de ser eso que se va hinchar la nariz y se va ver feo”, she said. I w[...]

The Hypocrisy of “Freedom of Speech”

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This country needs to have a serious conversation about the hypocrisy of “Freedom of Speech” Does the right to freedom of speech and assembly truly exist? Do we in fact apply these freedoms and rights equally? What would happen if people of color (POC) were armed with assault rifles and batons, wearing helmets, holding shields, burning torches, chanting the[...]

Machismo Is Very Present, and It’s Killing Us

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The blow came twice as hard, launching Elena back through the door frame of her home, into the seasonal hell she dealt with at the hand of her abusive husband. It came like clockwork – at the start of each summer when California agricultural workers were laid off, Elena’s husband would drown his laborless days in a six pack of beer. On really bad days, a bo[...]

A Letter to All "Abbys” Out There: What Part of Equal and Fairness in Higher Education Don’t You Understand?

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Dear Abby, About a year ago from today I remember reading articles and watching news discussions about you. As a brown girl, I remember thinking, “Who is this white girl complaining about not getting into college?” …So what, one thing doesn’t go the way she wants it to once in her life… I am sorry that you felt discriminated against because of the [...]

The Mujeres Chingonas Taking Over Outside Lands Tenth Anniversary

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This weekend thousands will flock the city by the Bay for the annual Outside Lands Festival. The three-day festival which takes place at Golden Gate Park is celebrating its tenth anniversary, guest appearances, and special surprises are sure to be part of the celebration. With festival season in full swing, the common thematic that looms over is the lack [...]

A Letter to Professional White People

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Dear professional white folx, It’s time we had a discussion because ya’ll think you are off the hook, [for doing that oppressive white folx thing]… Porque puede hablar Español, or you married a Latinx, studied abroad, know a little bit about Frida, whatever makes you a “honorary” Latinx. I know you are not going to like what I have to say. You supp[...]

Attorney General Sessions and Trump White House are Putting Sanctuary Cities at Risk

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Do sanctuary cities “breed crime” and does a disconnect exist with the Fed and police forces?  Thirty-eight years ago, the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Daryl Gates signed off on Special Order 40, which separated the responsibilities of local law enforcement from federal immigration enforcement. The 1979 policy continues to influence how[...]

Losing My Accento

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“Siri, how do I get home?” “You need a loan?” “No. Home.” “Cones? There are no cones within the area, Pay-o-la” “HOME.” “Sorry, I do not understand.” “Forget it.” “Love you too, Pay-o-la” Aside from the fact that Siri can only understand ’Murican, she (or whatever pronoun Siri identifies with) isn’t the only one who has had trouble de[...]

My Mami's Hands

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I do not live near my mami.  We live a few thousand miles apart, physically, and also billions miles apart politically.  I love mi mami though, and I am always thinking about her.  Today I have been thinking about her hands… Las manos de mi mami brings so many memories.  I can picture her rubbing the tops of her hands, with lotion.  I can see her running [...]

Dolores - The Film That Tells A Feminist, Activist Story

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A New Film Sheds Light On Dolores Huerta's Significant Untold Contribution From Creating 'Si Se Puede' Message to Organizing One of the nation's most important of activists, a feminist, a mother to eleven (ay Dios mio what a super woman) and co-founder of the first farm workers union along with Cesar Chavez, the undeniable Dolores Huerta is still going stro[...]

What “Men are Trash” Really Means

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Before you think I am offending you by stating, “men are trash”, let me explain why that is an issue. In the United States, we are brought into a patriarchal society, meaning a society that is “dominated, identified and centered by men” which involves oppressing women and folks that do not fall into the spectrum of being considered the “norm”. Patriarchal [...]

The Hits and Misses of Netflix's GLOW

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You will either love or hate GLOW I have to admit that I enjoyed it, but with some reservations. GLOW is the new Netflix original based loosely on the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling TV series which ran from 1986 to 1989. The Netflix show co-created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, and executive produced by Orange Is the New Black, Jenji Kohan takes us on a[...]

A Goodbye Letter to NYC

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Dear NYC, I feel as if I have lost. I ride the J train home to Bushwick. The grey seats peel underneath my thighs, water trickles from the rusted metal roof. I watch as young white women scroll through their smart phones with Whole Foods bags tucked between their feet. An Italian family points to the MTA map with Canon cameras swinging from their necks. A[...]

The 'Texas' State of Birth Control

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A Birth Control “Solution” That Deepens Texas’ Contraceptive Problem A new app now offers home delivery for some of Texas’ most isolated areas, but the state’s refusal to adhere to women’s needs is far more detrimental. The Lone Star State has made quite a name for itself when it comes to barring women from their reproductive rights: from attempting to o[...]

To My Mother Con Amor: The Woman I Will Never Grow To Be

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It was at the age of eight when I realized who was to be my greatest adversary in life: mi mamá. Má. Amá. Madre. Jefa. Those were your names – aloud, anyway. Never Mamá. Ever. Surrendering to the term when in your presence was a synonym of defeat, of weakness: a recognition of my wholehearted alliance with a woman who's very presence put my hairs on ed[...]

Gaslighting by Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez

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I think the most important thing that I have learned from graduate school, was that I learned to name those things that had been used against me my entire life.  The ability to name ones oppression is powerful for our individual liberations because for years I thought I was being “too dramatic,” “too critical,” “too strong willed for a girl,” “too harsh,” “t[...]

Becoming the Morena Story Teller Warrior

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Brown girls tend to not notice themselves and what they are capable of. We become almost invisible because of the lack of representation. Sometimes, we need to remind ourselves of our ancestors’ power of resilience, become storytellers, and recreate history. When I was younger, I thought I couldn’t be a princess because there wasn’t a Latina princess in sig[...]

The Collective Power of Gay Pride and Immigrants

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June is an important month for two groups currently facing scrutiny under the Trump administration; the LGBTQ and Immigrant communities. While the majority of Americans in the USA are eager to kick-off their Summer plans, others make plans to continue resisting the rhetoric of the current Administration. This weekend, cities across the country will hol[...]

There's So Much More To The Song "Despacito"

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Unless you have been living under a rock, you know how the song "Despacito" has completely taken over radio airwaves, digital platforms, and articles written praising the song. Sure, I can get into it and discuss what a moron Justin Bieber is for mocking the Spanish language, even though he “sings” in the remix version of the song, but Ricardo Mondolfi, a[...]

Romanticizing Our Suffering

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Here at SupaDaily, we continue to be proud of the Latinx who have graduated and of those, soon-to-be-graduates (days away) the graduation season is not over yet! These journeys of higher learning accomplishments have been documented right here on our platform, check it! From one of our earliest published pieces, The Academy Changes You: Brown Girl Edition by[...]

Gringa Tears: The Not-So-Silent Dictator

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Men ain’t shit.  This is not news, this is not something that I even focus my work on, but follow people like Mala and Zahira on social media to get a vast and comprehensive critique on men’s ain’t-shit behaviors.  I am a girls girl, for survival.  I walk into rooms and I flock towards women, hoping that no matter the horizontal violence that women do to one[...]

My Education Is The Explosion Of My Mother’s Dream Deferred

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I come from places where enduring inequalities is the norm. I’ve seen my mother come home exhausted after a long day of work struggling to keep her body from collapsing. I’ve seen her massage her arthritis affected hands describing the way her supervisors screamed “faster! faster!” to her and the rest of her coworkers, most of whom were undocumented Mexican [...]

10 Places To Volunteer During Trump’s Administration

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Support your local community by volunteering at these nonprofits The first 100 days of Trump’s administration have aggressively threatened human rights. Even then, Trump went as far as to say, “No administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days.” (Um, #AlternativeFacts) Trump has threatened women’s rights, has continued to spread bigotry and r[...]

To The Child I Will Never Birth

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Mother’s Day is a beautiful day to pay particular respects to our mamis.  Mother’s Day in Nicaragua is on May 30th and it is the day that my mami used to call my abuela and gush to her about how much she had learned from her and how grateful she was of her. However, Mother’s Day for me has forever been marked as a day when I mourn the child I will never b[...]

The 'New' Single Mujer

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Y el novio? Te vas a quedar para vestir santos, le voy a rezar a San Antonio para que te encuentre un buen novio. Phrases commonly heard in Latinx households when addressing the elephant in the room, the single gal of the family. In this day and age there is still a stigma surrounding being single once you have reached a certain age. I hear it from my mom[...]

Letter To The First Generation

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For some, this is just a piece of paper. For us, this is more than that and we are all so proud of you. This is a dedication to my hard-core Latina kicking ass women. Dear Fuerte First-Generation Brown Mujer, Throughout these college years, you became stronger, your voice got a lot louder, and you became the chingona that you once knew at a younger [...]

The Future Tech Worker Is You, For Real

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Less than one percent of Latinas are in computing...let that sink in a bit. "1%" There is no question that if you were to step onto the grandiose 'campuses' of Facebook, Google, Twitter and other notables in the news lately, UBER anyone?, you will not see 'diversity' front and center or 'brown folks' in the higher ups in the hierarchy. In fact, many o[...]

Race Trumps Economics: The Caucacity of Liberal America

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Caucacity: The audacity of white people’s belief that they’re right even against contrary evidence. If I had a dollar for every time a White Liberal tried to convince me that Trump's win was not rooted in this kind of "White Supremacy’s last stand" racist mentality, I'd have that Beyoncé money. Caucacity in Liberal America runs deep, over the last few mon[...]

Donald Trump: The Real Deporter-In-Chief

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Juan Manuel Montes, a 23-year-old from Calexico, California is the latest victim of the mass deportation agenda that Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions currently have going on. Montes’ case is not isolated, The Washington Post reports that since Trump took office, arrests of undocumented immigrants rose 32.6 percent. What stands out from Montes’ case and subs[...]

Erasure of Mental Disabilities in Latinx Households

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Constantly Being Stuck In A World Where You Are Told Anxiety And Depression Is Not Meant For You   You are not going to therapy, "eso es para gringos”, my parents would tell me, as I would push back the tears I was too scared to let run down my face. At the age of 14, I did not know the definition of depression nor knew people that had depression in my Lati[...]

Making It by Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez

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I was never THAT kid who was encouraged to go to college.  I was never that kid that was smarter than everyone else, that kid that shined, that kid that professors believed in.  I just wasn’t.  By the time I was almost 9 years old, I knew I was dumb by society’s standards.  I did not learn to read when everyone else did, so when I was still an 8 year old in [...]

The Get Down Part II - Is This The End?

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SPOILERS, SPOILERS AHEAD, STOP READING IF YOU ARE NOT ALL CAUGHT UP! WATCH Netflix's Part I, first! 😃 Now that the warning is out of the way let us talk about The Get Down Part II. The story picks up about a year later, The Get Down Brothers are still hustling to book gigs, while Mylene and the Soul Madonna's (mostly Mylene) are having much more success [...]

'Brown Girls' Web Series Comes To The Rescue

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When Insecure debuted on HBO, women of color everywhere rejoiced, finally, a show that represented us. Was this terrific new series enough to fill the huge void in a TV world heavily dominated by white females? Noooo. We need a lot more shows before there is equal representation. The Chicago-based web series Brown Girls is doing a terrific job at helping [...]

The Justice Fighting Bicycle Brigade: Ovarian Pyscos

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Since 2010, the 'Ovas' as they like to call themselves, have been fixing bikes, fixing each others bikes and having deep sisterhood conversations we can only imagine must be woke AF. They are not misfits of society, hard lives, yes, many of them gone through traumas, victims or survivors. Like the 'freedom riders' of the early civil rights movement, these mu[...]

Multifaceted Diego Luna Is Woke AF

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Mexican actor Diego Luna has been featured in numerous articles, most of them talking about his looks, and the success of the movie Rogue One, but there is a lot more to Luna than how handsome he is, and his starring role in the Star Wars franchise. Long before this coveted role, Diego Luna had already starred in several English language films, Vampires: [...]

The Aesthetics And Meaning of Hoop Earrings

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Through multiple hours of constantly scrolling through Tumblr, flipping through Teen Magazines, and watching white girls dye their hair pink—I desired to be white. I would look down at my brown skin and feel ashamed, feel ugly, and even condemn my mother for it. I was not always like this; I grew up wearing Colombian jeans, super glossy lip-gloss, and my gol[...]

Latina Entrepreneurship On The Rise

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Originally covered by LA WEEKLY's Dennis Romero A new report from Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) found that Latinas are bringing it when it comes to innovation and the building of businesses in the state of California. Is this a response to the wage gap? After all, nationally Latinas earn 43 cents to a white man's dollar - the lowest on [...]

Owning Your Sexuality

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I’ve walked the walk of shame. I’ve carried my high heels thrown over my shoulder, in the same dress from the night before. I’ve strolled home with my thong tucked away in my pocket after a wild night of sex. I’ve been annotated into the club, a few too many times to count. The club where men walk prideful, long strides back to their rooms while I’m told to [...]

Dear White Woman By Amy Quichiz

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Dear white woman, You say you love me, But do you love the brown me? Do you see my curves, The way they write multiple letters, in a language that you do not understand. Do you wish to understand? The way I perk my lips to give kisses, to brown skin that has been scarred way too many times for us to even remember how we go them. Do you love those [...]

Being High Maintenance Means...

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For the brown girls who have been called high maintenance, like you’re a car that needs care, like you’re a coffeemaker that is stuck on pour, like you’re a lavadora that won’t wash clothes.  For the brown girls who have a very clear idea of how we want to be treated, and are called: demanding, like a cat when it is starving, or a baby when it needs a change[...]

Has There Been Progress at the Oscars?

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The lack of diversity in TV and film, especially during awards season has been a hot topic of conversation for several years now. It received particular notoriety two years ago when #OscarsSoWhite (a hashtag started by activist April Reign) began trending on Twitter. There was outrage on social media over the Academy members decision to nominate an entire gr[...]

The Quest for Love in 'Everybody Loves Somebody'

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When done right, a rom-com can become a staple on any given movie night. Movies like The Wedding Planner, Pretty Woman, When Harry Met Sally and many others continue to be relevant years after their original theatrical release. Everybody Loves Somebody tells the story of Clara Barron, a gal like many of us. She has a successful career as an OB-GYN in L.A[...]

A Love Letter to McNair Scholars

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Cornell McNair Research Scholars in Solidarity with Dr. Tiffany Martinez: A ♥ Letter to McNair Scholars “This morning, my professor handed me back a paper (a literature review) in front of my entire class and exclaimed “this is not your language.” On the top of the page they wrote in blue ink: “Please go back and indicate where you cut and paste.” The per[...]

Netflix and Cool...Diversity

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Diversity in TV and movies, and in award ceremonies, this is the quintessential issue that gains constant attention whenever a new TV show or movie is released. Do they reflect the ever-changing spectrum of communities across the United States? During awards season is when it is most noticeable that there is lots of ground to cover when it comes to div[...]

Leave It Up To Us To Inspire and Innovate!

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Beauty is a big part of the Latina experience. We grew up watching our abuelitas, moms, tias, sisters and primas get dolled up. We couldn’t wait to be old enough to wear makeup. Getting glammed up is an art form for us, where we can express ourselves everyday. Here we have a curated collection of great beauty products either inspired by-- or created by--Lati[...]

A Letter To the 'Rich Minimalists' by Amanda Tello

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To the Rich Minimalist from a Poor one, I hear you speak to how liberating minimalism is. How you gave up your six figures a year job, sold all of your possessions, moved into a small living space and now you feel free. I squirm uncomfortably in my seat when I hear you repeatedly speak on liberation from consumerism, on freedom from long hour workdays. [...]

Women's March Recap - SupaDaily

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500,000 in Washington DC, 750,000 in Los Angeles, roughly 100,000 in San Francisco and 60,000 in Oakland (other outlets reported as many as 100,000.) The enormous number of participants of the Women’s March does not lie. American women--Queer, Brown, Black, White, Muslim, Christian--their partners, and even their children marched together to denounce Donald [...]

Mujeres March For America

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This Saturday, January 21, 2017 will mark a historic time across the nation. The Women's March will bring out hundreds of thousands of women, possibly over indexing pass the million mark. Women of all ages, backgrounds and ethnic, religious origins will march in solidarity and in the spirit of democracy to combat the mounting toxic sexism, patriarchy, rape c[...]

The Creepy Uncle By Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez

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I have been put off by the various references to that “creepy” uncle, within Latinx communities.  I know I am projecting, but the word creepy as a female in my early thirties only has one connotation, and it invokes fear with sexual undertones.  When I call a man creepy, I mean he does not understand the concept of consent, he does not seem to care that I am[...]

Positive Action for Latinx

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We got 365 days. 365 days! Hands up 🙌🏻  for massive transformation in 2017. Through the years, I have taken quantum leaps into becoming more self aware, fixing those blind spots and 'decolonizing' the mind...the diet is next ;) For instance, I thought the creators of feminism were the 'Spice Girls' (a 'girl' band, you don't have to worry about) back in th[...]

The SupaDaily Latinx Gift Guide

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Don’t just talk about supporting the Latinx community--BE about it! All of the items in our rad holiday gift guide are from Latinx-owned business, and are fabulous items you would want to buy regardless of who made them. The ultimate win-win situation.   Lil’ Libros, $9.99 each It’s never too early to expose children to cultura Latina. Lil’[...]

Students of Color In Elite Institutions

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Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, Contributing Writer When you enter spaces meant for the elites, when you enter spaces meant for that small percentage of the population, when you enter spaces spaces that have almost exclusively been dominated and ran by white people YOU begin to change.  When you enter institutions meant to serve white people, they only kn[...]

Vanity Fair's Salute To S.T.E.M Stars

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We look forward to watching HIDDEN FIGURES, in theatres on January 6, 2017 starring a trio of actors/artists - Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson "Cookie"), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe.) Not only is this the true story of three brilliant Black female mathmaticians, but a story of historic value - the kind that should be[...]

Not Cultural Brownness

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Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, Contributing Writer Latinidad is an ethnicity, it is a name given to people from an ancestral line that is traced to the Caribbean and/or Latin America. It is a descriptor, a check in a box; it is something that is not up for debate, you’re either Latinx or you're not. I have met one too many Latinx who has been tol[...]

5 Old School Latina Style Icons To Praise

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  Dolores del Rio In the 1920s and ’30s, Mexican-born actress Dolores del Rio was an icon. Marlene Dietrich even called the first major Latina crossover star “the most beautiful woman to ever set foot in Hollywood.” While other actresses were sporting cupid bow-shaped lips and thin brows, del Rio was already ahead of the curve bold brows and stru[...]

Undocumented, Educated and Unafraid

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By Gloria Rinconi @gloria_rinconi_ Within a few weeks, my time as an intern with My (Un)documented life blog will come to an end. Yet it has given me the opportunity to be a voice for a community that is 11 million strong, hard working immigrants that are in search of the American Dream that the US seemed to promise them if they were willing to work h[...]

Today We Mourn, Tomorrow We Fight

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by Azucena Rasilla @ChroniclesofAzu “When do we have to leave before we get kicked out…” those were the words that my Abuelita uttered mere minutes after CNN announced that Trump had secured way above the 270 electoral votes needed to become the next President. Sitting in her wheelchair, and through her impaired speech (she is recovering from two strok[...]

The Hustle: Sweet Llamita Founder - Brenda Castillo

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We are Heros. 'Supa' Heros. (punto) Our journeys. Our amazing stories. Navigating between worlds. Makers, creators, trendistas, entrepreneurs, corporate rebels, rebels with a cause, provocateurs...our amigas and your amigas. Over at our amiga Modern Latina, unique, premium greeting cards caught our eye and since we are all about showcasing Latinx entrep[...]

#Hence Is A Thing

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Here, at SupaDaily we were absolutely appalled (<---yes, it's a 'scholarly' word, we use) to learn that a fellow woman of color was disrespected and falsely called out for plagiarism because a word, a word - 'HENCE' did not sound like a word she would say?! Tiffany Corin Martínez, a college senior at Suffolk University, had an experience in a classroom th[...]

The Power of Your Vote

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by Azucena Rasilla @ChroniclesofAzu By the time you read this, the election will be TODAY. The phrases that resonate in your head go from “You’re a nasty woman!” “Build The Wall!” “Make America Great Again.” To more empowering like “When they go low, we go high!” “Don’t Boo, Vote!” “America Is Already Great.” Election 2016 will go down in hist[...]

Guilty of being Colombian...

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I was really excited to write about Phoenix for SupaDaily. The fry bread was off the hook, I went to great little stores, the vibe was great, and I had zero Arpaio-ish moments of discrimination. I had just wrapped up a great trip with my mother, where we visited my Titi (aunt) and Tito (uncle) and their adorable Tai (Shih Tzu). I felt restored. However, as I[...]

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Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez Contributing Writer This is for those moments of dissonance.  This is for those moments that you cannot name what bugged you about someone’s statement, but you know it was not right.  This is for those moments that leave you silent, when you’re that person who never shuts up.  This is for those moments when you are lef[...]

What To Do (WTD) This Weekend: Miami > 10/7-10/9

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Stay In-The-Know On What Goes On Around Miami/South Florida What: 01 & III Points Virtual Reality Lounge Weekend Where: 219 Northwest 20th Street #104 - FREE When: Friday, October 7- Sunday - October 9 The 01 VR lounge will provide the opportunity to explore the beauty of virtual reality. Enhance the art and music experience by lettin[...]

The Latinx Warrior Smoothie

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Wellness + Self-Care contributor, Tamaya Garcia, Founder, Spanglish Vegan Kitchen  Shifting Food Culture for Latino Families. I Share Life + Home Cooked Plant Based Dishes Using Healthy Latino-Centric Ingredients. All Vegan! I’m feeling really good about 39! I think it has a lot to do with my own acceptance and realization of all the great things[...]

Get Your Buzz On...

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Looking for energy in all the wrong places? Today, we are working harder and faster more than ever! And getting very little sleep on top of that. So our mornings feel like a drag, that is until you get that fix...and come afternoon, almost every day, you find yourself in the same drag, it’s 3pm, you can barely keep your eyes open to finish the last 2 hour[...]

The Everlasting Legacy of Selena

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by Azucena Rasilla @ChroniclesofAzu It has been twenty-one years since Selena Quintanilla; the beloved Tejano singer died, and the influence of her music, style, and overall celebrity status remain relevant today. Selena was known for wearing her staple cherry red lipstick at every public appearance, and when it was not cherry red, it was a dark p[...]

6 Ways To Self-Brand Authentic TU

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by Anali Martinez @TheNuevaLatina Giiiiiirl! You are going to get that job! Nowadays, creating your personal brand is so important in getting a job, changing careers, and just being noticed in general. With the rise of social media and LinkedIn we are faced with SO MANY ways to market ourselves that it can get craaaaazy out there. 1. Define Your[...]

When Your Childhood Differs

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Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez Contributing Writer I was recently talking to a friend, he is an immigrant and from Mexico and he said something that I resounded with my being so intensely that I went home and had some wine and let that ruminate a bit before I came to this conclusion: immigrant working poor Latinx children do not get to have traditi[...]

Bring On The Latina Comedians

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with Azucena Rasilla @ChroniclesofAzu September 12, 2016, will go down in comedy history as the day that “Saturday Night Live” (“SNL”) woke up from a 41-year old long lasting nap. The day when they realized that the lack of diversity in the cast cost them viewership. The folks over at SNL finally came to their senses on just how crucial it was to have[...]

Graffiti For And By The Ladies

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Here at SupaDaily, we have been following a film project giving women graffiti artists or street art activists visibility. Years ago, we wondered, "Where are the 'female' artists?" especially here in the San Francisco/Bay Area, tech companies were hiring plenty of male graffiti artists to plaster tech company walls with works in exchange for company shares/s[...]

Netflix's The Get Down - A Story of Music, Love and Survival

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Netflix has been on the forefront of original programming for some years now, and it is no surprise that the media giant is set to spend six billion dollars in original programming this year alone. It is also known for the diverse programming with series like Orange Is The New Black, Narcos, Club De Cuervos, Master Of None, and now The Get Down, whose first [...]

Oh, White American Tourists...

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  Dear [American] white people traveling to Latin America and the Caribbean, I think too often trips are booked to “exotic” locations without any real understanding of what those trips mean to people living in these countries and how damaging it has all actually be to the communities.  So if you are going to be traveling, for any given reason, to [...]

When God Was Not Enough

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When I Found Out I Thought God Was White, And A Man, I Lost Interest. ~ Alice Walker By Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez, Founder @LatinaRebels In my early twenties I lost my first pregnancy. I was a young bride, and trying to become this thing that was scripted onto my body without my consent: a mom. With that in mind, after my first miscarriag[...]

Brown And Black Podcasts You Should Listen To

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As the old saying goes, "don't just watch, but listen too". So listen and listen good - to your fellow Brown and Black! Here we list a few recommended podcasts, we can appreciate!   TAMARINDO Just the name alone embodies a fun, Latin vibe! Los Angeles based hosts, Luis Octavio and Brenda Gonzalez bring on the 'woke' convos from police brutality to[...]