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,...

6 Latinx Players Making Noise in The NFL

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A handful of players with Hispanic and Latinx roots are making a difference with their NFL teams
October 15, 2020

The NFL is one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the U.S. A big portion of the fan base is Hispanic or Latinx. Nielsen Media put out a statistic in 2015 that said Hispanics accounted for...

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....

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