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What Did We Do After The Earth Screamed? This Is How We Lived 2017 Mexico's Earthquake in Cultura Colectiva


September 19, 2018

|Cultura Colectiva

Cultura Colectiva will premiere a documentary about Mexico's 2017 earthquake, as an homage to all those who lived the catastrophe.

The Voices Of An Earthquake: Alma, The Survivor Who Made It Out Of The Rubble


September 18, 2018

|Octavio Ortega

Alma’s building collapsed during Mexico’s 2017 earthquake.Though it took nine hours for her to be rescued, it’s taken her months to overcome the trauma.

The President Who Is Against Immigration Praises Hispanic Contribution To The United States


September 17, 2018

|Patricia Cordero

Donald Trump commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month at the White House with rather contradictory remarks.

‘We Are Under The Rubble”: Rod, From Accountant To Brigade Member


September 14, 2018

|Gustavo Pineda

Rodrigo Heredia Chía was one of the brigade members who helped rescue people from collapsed buildings during the earthquake in Mexico on September 19th.

Mexico's Independence Was Won By Women, But We Celebrate A Licentious Priest


September 14, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Every year we honor the heroes that achieved Mexico's Independence, but there are so many left out, mainly women.

Here's Why The Hispanic Community Is The One That Built The US We Know Today


September 13, 2018

|Hugo Marquez

It’s not about validation; it’s about visibility. The Hispanic Heritage Month remembers, honors, and celebrates Hispanic Americans whose unique culture and heritage shaped the American society for the better.

The Inca Ruler And Peruvian Revolutionary Who Inspired 2Pac's Persona


September 13, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Tupac Shakur was a musical and cultural icon. However, his destiny might have been defined by being named after two Peruvian revolutionaries who shared the name: Tupac Amaru

The Mummies Of Guanajuato Museum That Displays Dozens Of Bodies In Excruciating Pain


September 11, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

The Mummies of Guanajuato Museum displays dozens of naturally-preserved bodies showing the excruciating pain they suffered as a result of cholera.

From Caligula To Nero: There Might Be A Scientific Explanation For Their Eccentricities


September 10, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Many Roman Emperors like Caligula and Nero are known for their eccentricities and madness. This might be the result of plumbism or lead poisoning.

Anna Coleman Ladd: The Woman Who Gave Back Self-Esteem To Mutilated Soldiers With Facial Prosthetics


September 6, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Anna Coleman Ladd created prosthetics for soldiers whose faces had been mutilated in World War I. By doing so, they were able to recover their self-esteem.