Social class and education could not save her. My colleague and friend, despite all her vigilance, earned el derecho de descansar in her death by feminicidio. She fought for her life and lost.
In her new memoir, Knitting the Fog, chapina writer Claudia Hernández reflects on the impact of her mother’s difficult decision to flee domestic violence and poverty in Guatemala and immigrate illegally into the U.S.
I am a Spanish-speaking chica, born and raised in Panama, one among dozens of primos, tíos and tías, role models when mothers failed and fathers died—a world I left and haven’t left. My own book is about to be born. It’s an expression of me—an excavation of memory and return to the soil of “la […]
Border Patrol forced a 3-year-old named Sofi to make an impossible choice: choose which parent should be deported. A group of mothers is fighting back by suing the Trump administration for misconduct.
“The many women that I’ve had the opportunity to know and to walk alongside over the years are incredible. They’re powerful, and they have their own voices, but they’re not always given the mic or the megaphone—and I believe that all of us need to find ways to help those who are least visible be passed the microphone.”
City officials and local movement leaders in Los Angeles came together Saturday for the dedication of what is now Dolores Huerta Square.
Feminists from across the greater Los Angeles area gathered at Ms. HQ Wednesday for the inaugural meeting of the Ms. Book Club, joining author and activist Cherríe Moraga for a night of cocktails and conversation about her memoir “Native Country of the Heart.”
“I’m here to do transformative work. That involves risk taking. That involves pushing the limits legally, policy-wise. That involves introducing ideas and projects that are ‘not politically feasible.’ If we don’t do it now, we’re going to look back 20 years from now and think, ‘I wish I would’ve started that thing.’ We can’t wait.”
The magic-wielding academic queers are at it again in season three of Brujos—and this time, they’re incorporating even more witchy content about sexually non-conforming people of color.
Too many subjects of Chicana history have been willfully been written out of the master narrative—until now.