Issues in the Latinx Community

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Gentrification and cultural appropriation
November 17, 2020

Gentrification continues to be a problem in the Latinx community. But what exactly is gentrification? Many believe that it is very similar to, or the equivalent of cultural appropriation, when, in fact,...

4 Ways to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

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Dia de los Muertos comes right after Halloween. Welcome your loved ones back with these ways to celebrate and participate
October 31, 2020

Día de los Muertos is a holiday that dates back to ancient Mesoamerica, with the Aztec, Maya and Toltec. The holiday is a celebration of life and loved ones who have passed. While many think of Día de...

Make Sugar Skulls with SOMOS

Learn how to make sugar skulls for your ofrenda for Dia de Los Muertos
October 27, 2020

Dia de los Muertos is a celebration which honors those who have passed. It is said that for just one day, their souls are allowed to roam the land of the living. In celebration of this day, many families...

Your Favorite Spanish Sayings Make No Sense in English

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When these Spanish sayings are translated to english, they make no sense!
October 20, 2020

If you’ve grown up in a Spanish speaking household, you know that a ton of phrases in Spanish have the strangest translations in English. We’re going to point out some of the strangest ones that literally...

Your Favorite Latinx Celebs want you to vote

Your Favorite Latinx Celebs want you to vote
From Camila Cabello to George Lopez, these latinx celebrities are trying to get their followers to vote
October 13, 2020

As the U.S. nears election day, more and more celebrities are encouraging their fans and followers to use their voices and exercise their right to vote. We at SOMOS compiled some of the biggest Latinx...

In The Cocina With Somos: Episode 2

In The Cocina With Somos: Episode 2
SOMOS is back with delicious traditional dishes to satisfy any palette
October 9, 2020

Join us back in the cocina with SOMOS for a compilation of five delicious breakfast favorites, from our cocina to yours. On the menu, we have chorizo con huevo, papas con chorizo, chilaquiles, huevos rancheros...

10 Latinx Shows You Should Be Watching

10 Latinx Shows You Should Be Watching
10 shows you could be watching right now to socially distant while celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
October 1, 2020

As Hispanic Heritage Month approaches, lets celebrate Latinx representation on screen. Data published by the United States Census Bureau states that as of 2019, the Hispanic population in the U.S is over...

Meet the Latina Owned Beauty Brand

Meet the Latina Owned Beauty Brand
This Loteria Inspired Eye Shadow Palette won't stop you from screaming, "¡Ay Guey!"
September 29, 2020

As we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, one of the best ways to celebrate is to support small businesses. Among their ranks is small business owner Isabel Plascencia, 29, owner and founder...

7 Ways You Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually

7 Ways You Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually
We can’t salsa on Olvera Street this year, but we can take to the internet and enjoy culture with these socially distant celebrations!
September 22, 2020

According to the U.S Census Bureau, the Hispanic population of the U.S. is 60.6 million as of July 1, 2019, 18.5% of the nation’s population. What began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 has turned into...

10 Ways Your Abuelita Has Shaped you

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September 10, 2020

As National Grandparents day approaches, let’s reflect on how our abuelitas have shaped us, for better or worse. 1). No one cooks better than abuelita No one’s cooking compares to your abuelitas....

In the Cocina with SOMOS

Enjoy some of the best Mexican and Latin American recipes found across TikTok.
September 1, 2020

Get to Know your SOMOS Team

Meet the faces behind SOMOS as they kick off the 2020-2021 school year
August 24, 2020

Watch an introduction to SAC.Media's new SOMOS team as they discuss their favorite memories, the true meaning of success and this years goals for SOMOS.  

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