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Light-skinned Latinxs can be privileged, too

Light-skinned Latinxs can be privileged, too

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Growing up as a pale-skinned Latina was confusing. I was afforded privileges over my darker-skinned family members as a result of colorism. Not to be confused with racism, colorism is a form of discrimination in which people are treated differently based on social meanings attached to skin color. I, how...

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Spanish-language music is more versatile than you think

Amber Colón

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It seems like everyone knows “Despacito” regardless of whether or not they know what the Spanish lyrics mean. Throughout the summer, the song played (and still plays) on major radio stations like B96 and Kiss FM. Much of this is largely due in part to Justin Bieber’s remix of the song, which featu...

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