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graphic design showcasing Rita Moreno in full color, set against a background of ther EGOT winners in black and white portraits.

One of the few remaining stars from Hollywood’s Golden Age, Rita Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress, singer, and dancer who has greatly inspired many Latinos. As an immigrant who landed in New York City when she was 5 years old, Moreno embodies the “American dream” because she overcame her humble beginnings and continuous racism in the industry to become a highly accomplished Latina actress in Hollywood.

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Two Latina women happily playing a board game, holding cards in their hands and enjoying the moment.

Ready to step up your game night with some Latino creativity? If you're tired of the same old games and looking to add a little cultura to your gathering, we've got you covered. We put together the best board games created by Latinos that are sure to bring laughter and competition to your party.

Grab your amigos, your favorite snacks, and dive into the world of Latino-inspired board games.

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Promotional image of the film Origin, directed by Ava Duvernay

ORIGIN, the highly acclaimed film, directed by Ava DuVernay, hit theaters across the nation on January 19th. The movie is based on the book “Caste” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson.

ORIGIN isn't your typical Hollywood-backed movie. After being rejected by film studios after the movie was deemed too risky of an investment, DuVernay turned to social justice funders to make the film a reality. With support from a large list of foundations, including the Ford Foundation, Emerson Collective, Pop Culture Collaborative, and other philanthropists, the film marks a turning point for independent films that break free from the dependency of major studio funders.

What studios deemed risky has now been recognized by movie critics as a bold and powerful cinematic experience.

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