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‘La Gorda Who Loves to Bake’: Meet the Texas Chicana Who Turned a Passion for Sweets Into a Business

"This is the first time that I’m doing something I care about," says the Texas native who found her calling in the kitchen.

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Latinos Have Been Ravaged by COVID. This Artist Is Memorializing Those Lost in Texas Mural.

“Instead of portraying something deeply sad, I wanted [the mural] to be more of a celebration of those lives that were lost."

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How This Latino-Owned Plant Shop Survived the Pandemic

This San Antonio couple quit their jobs to work full-time in their new brick-and-mortar shop, after starting the city's first mobile nursery.

Pandemic Fallout Is Taking a Serious Toll on Latinos’ Mental Health

In a CDC survey, Latino respondents reported more symptoms of depressive disorder, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety than any other ethnic group.

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These Texas Latinos Are Fired Up And Headed to the Polls Early

“Everyone is just fed up with just feeling so helpless and the one thing we can do is cast a vote. It feels good to physically do something when you feel like there’s not much you can do.”

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These Latinos Fear a Future Without the Affordable Care Act

As the Supreme Court composition battle rages on, millions of Latinos fear losing their health coverage amid the pandemic.