10 Great Movie Sex Scenes that Inspire True Love

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Ice Cream Truck Filled With Books Sent to El Salvador Kids

Ice Cream Truck Filled With Books Sent to El Salvador Kids

Yesenia Portillo and Domonique Parkes know that an early love of reading can benefit students throughout their entire life. That’s why these two University of Maryland students want to put the rubber on the road – or dirt path, depending on where they are – and help get young students in El Salvador to read [...]

César Chavez’s Legacy

César Chavez’s Legacy

The protectors of the Cesar Chavez legacy describe the legendary leader as “an ordinary man” who did extraordinary things. Like much of the mythology that has grown around Chavez, this oversimplification does him a disservice and masks the reality. It’s a nice slogan, but in fact, Cesar Chavez was anything but ordinary. He was fanatical [...]

8 Reasons Why Baseball Players are Just as Hot as Soccer Players

8 Reasons Why Baseball Players are Just as Hot as Soccer Players

We’re celebrating Hank Aaron and baseball all this month! On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th home run to surpass Babe Ruth’s record of 714 home runs. Aaron went on to score more runs prior to retiring but his record has since been broken, as the sport continues to [...]

12 Ways to Rethink How You do Housework

12 Ways to Rethink How You do Housework

April 7 is No Housework Day. Finally, a holiday we can really embrace! Housework is one of those necessary evils one faces in life, like 6 month dental checkups. To have an official day to celebrate the absence of housework is truly a reason to rejoice. Joan Rivers may have said it best: “I hate [...]

How Latina Women Lean In

How Latina Women Lean In

Just as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched her campaign to ban the word “bossy” in the name of female empowerment, a new study was released by the Pew Research Center that highlights the incredible strides made by Latina women, America’s fastest growing demographic. The study showed that Latina women are doing fine without Ms. Sandberg’s [...]

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Experience a Passover Seder at Least Once

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Experience a Passover Seder at Least Once

Redemption is awesome. Which is why everyone should bear witness to the ritual made famous by Jews around the world for centuries that celebrates a people’s redemption from slavery into freedom. Time.com reported in 2011 that “the Freedom Seder emerged in the mid–20th century as a joint celebration for both ethnic groups (blacks and Jews), [...]

Pope Francis and His Abuelo Charm

Pope Francis and His Abuelo Charm

Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote an article about what it felt like to see the election of the world’s first Latin American Pope. I wrote about the surge of pride that we felt in our culture and traditions, which could produce so learned and wise a man. And I also wrote about his [...]

7 Reasons Why Soccer Isn’t Big in the U.S.

7 Reasons Why Soccer Isn’t Big in the U.S.

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. It’s huge in Central and South America and Mexico. Men weep over it in Europe, fight over it in the United Kingdom and in Africa, children worship soccer stars. So why hasn’t soccer caught on in the U.S.? Despite efforts to popularize the sport in the [...]

Ground Rules for Guys’ Night Out

Ground Rules for Guys’ Night Out

It’s time for a guys’ night out. You work hard, you provide for your family, now it’s time to relax with the guys and maybe take in a ball game or celebrate a buddy’s last night of bachelorhood. Like every activity, there are rules to follow to make sure the evening ends in pleasant memories [...]

Tips to Teach Latino Traditions To Your Children

Tips to Teach Latino Traditions To Your Children

The U.S. has always been known as the “melting pot,” for its ability to welcome individuals from every country on earth and have them come together as one nation. However, sometimes people take this idea in a different way and assume it means newcomers must give up their heritage. America is not called the “vaporizing [...]