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Mother-daughter duo open Fruitvale restaurant with recipes honed on the streets of the Mission

For more than 15 years, Ofelia Barajas has sold her homemade tamales on the streets…

Remembering Gio Lopez: The forgotten seventh member of Los Siete

When looking back on the history and legacy of Los Siete De La Raza, the…

A final word on the legacy of Los Siete de la Raza

Spanning 50 years of movement-building, arts and archiving, Vero Majano’s live cinema production, “Remember Los…

Latino engineer society spearheads initiative to promote diversity in STEM

In the coming series, we will be talking to Latinos from the engineering, science, and…

Sweet Victoria! Beloved panaderia reopens at new location a year after being evicted

When La Victoria—the iconic Mission District panaderia which had operated at 24th and Alabama streets…

Pilot program provides doulas free of charge to underserved mothers of color

Blanca Galicia knows all too well what it’s like to be alone during what is…

Filipinx and Latinx artists explore transcultural identity

For Sami Schilf, the Filipino philosophy of “Kapwa,” or “togetherness,” crosses borders. Her mural “Kapwa…

Muralist uses art to demand visibility for women of color

Born and raised in Oakland, California to a Jewish mother and an Indigenous Mapuche Chilean…

Pinay MC’s latest album challenges systemic oppression of women

The sun beats down on the city of Oakland like a drum, as Filipina MC…

Family seeks justice for slain Indigenous mother

As she completed a recovery program and found an apartment in the Bayview, Jessica Nicole…