The Beats of Social Justice: Our Story of Resistance Chronicled Through Music

Image credit: Flickr / alterna2   The soundtrack of my life is tinged with music that means something spiritually, lyrically or rhythmically. The Latino melodies and stanzas of these beats often resound with the pain, awareness, and resistance to injustice and oppression. From Merengue to Salsa, Banda to Cumbia, Vallenato to Reggaeton, and Conjunto to […]

Cocoa Babies New Year, New Inspirations Giveaway!

Images via CocoaBabies.com   Earlier this year, we hosted a giveaway for a tote bag from Cocoa Babies and because we love their inspirational and empowering messages so much, we’re giving away two more great items to wrap up the holidays!  Scroll down to enter our giveaway!   More about Cocoa Babies: Officially launched in […]

How to Celebrate Kwanzaa

This article is part of our Multicultural Holidays series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here. How to Celebrate Kwanzaa – December 26 – January 1 Today begins the week-long celebration of Kwanzaa!  The cultural holiday, created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, was established as the first African American […]

We’ve Reached An Agreement on Santa!

This article is part of our “Multicultural Holidays” series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here.  © Weather Anchor Mama   This is part two of Stacy’s Multicultural Christmas story.  Read part one, “Debating What to Do About Santa“.   After my recent post, Debating What to Do About Santa, […]

Films That Teach {Racism}: “Slavery and the Making of America”

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Image via pbs.org   This post is part of a new series on Multicultural Familia called, “Films That Teach”.  You can follow the series by clicking clicking the tag “Films That Teach”  If you have a recommendation for an upcoming feature, please add it to the comments!    Slavery and the Making of America One of […]

Fun Holiday Recipe: Tortilla Snowflakes with Cajeta

Tortilla Snowflakes with Cajeta Looking for a fun holiday recipe to create with the kiddies during the winter months?  Here’s a super simple recipe made with tortillas and cajeta. Cajeta is a thick sweet sauce made from goat’s milk.  The sweetened milk is boiled down until it reaches a deep caramel color.  Cajeta can also […]

A Non-Traditional Christmas Story: The Season for Giving

This article is part of our “Multicultural Holidays” series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions form here.  “No hay nada mas espactacular que la inocencia y creencia en la magia que mi hijo me muestra.  (There is nothing more spectacular than the innocence and belief in magic that my […]

Searching for a Christmas Compromise

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This article is part of our “Multicultural Holidays” series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions form here.  Image Credity: Flickr / Andy Hay   I was raised in a very Catholic family. We went to church every week, I attended Catholic school, I received all of my sacraments, knew all […]