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Edel Rodriguez

This Hispanic Heritage Month, HuffPost is celebrating the diversity within the Hispanic and Latinx communities and the voices that exemplify the pride in our culture. Our coverage this month seeks to identify the cultural nuances of being Latinx or Hispanic in the United States and highlight the work of our people who have been the voices of our community and make us proud. ¡Pa’lante!

“You’re probably not going to get the role because they want someone who looks more Latina."
Xiye Bastida has experienced the global effects of climate change firsthand.
This “Jane the Virgin” star talks about what it’s like to relive her family’s deportation when she watches the news.
Straight wisdom from Tiffany Cabán, Jessica Cisneros and other Latinas in politics.
Un movimiento nuevo pretende revolucionar un sistema partidario que gira en torno a la relación entre la isla y los EEUU
"If I don’t see it out there and I know in my heart and my soul that I belong here ... I have to be that change."
Undocumented professionals in education, activism and STEM share how uncertain futures shape their career ambitions.
The author reflects on Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican politics and how she stays connected to her culture miles away.
Santurce, a Puerto Rican neighborhood, is home to a thriving LGBTQ community that’s being uplifted by grassroots orgs.
Sin estos pioneros y sus ideas revolucionarias, el mundo no sería lo que es hoy.
We asked readers to share their favorite pictures of their grandparents and parents.
"Being a Latina from the community allowed me to create real connections with the teachers who genuinely wanted to help the students."