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  • The Mexican Cultural Institute, now open in the Arts District, promotes the diverse culture of Mexico by collaborating with many Latin American artists.…
  • Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in unconventional spaces within the New Orleans community. Each month, eight storytellers…
  • Right now, the Hispanic and Latino population in Baton Rouge is suffering with particular needs after the floods. Some of the problems are the same as…
  • The civil rights effort Familia es Familia, or 'Family is Family,' had its coming out party at the National Council of La Raza convention in Las Vegas. It aims to increase acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in the Latino community, and more than 20 Latino rights organizations have signed on. Guest host Maria Hinojosa talks with Ingrid Duran, the co-founder of Familia es Familia, and Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with a group of Latina bloggers yesterday as the Obama campaign continues its outreach to the Hispanic community. The ladies in the Beauty Shop take up that topic and they also discuss teens and birth control. Guest host Maria Hinojosa checks in with columnist Mary Kate Cary, Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and bloggers Viviana Hurtado and Danielle Belton.