Nicaraguan dancer in typical costume takes part in the Joy for Life Carnival in Managua on March 24, 2012.

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Nicaraguan dancer in typical costume takes part in the Joy for Life Carnival in Managua on March 24, 2012.

Nicaraguan dancer in typical costume takes part in the Joy for Life Carnival in Managua on March 24, 2012.

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Pretending

From inaction on immigration legislation to diversity in fantasy and science fiction, Latino USA brings you stories about pretending.

Diversity in Fantasy & Sci-Fi

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Navajo Tacos

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Pretending in Congress

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"Notarios": Immigration Help That Hurts

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(Not) Cesar Chavez

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Mass Graves in Texas

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Who is Gina Chavez?

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Kidnapped in Caracas

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Sabiduría: Sangre Fuerte

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Friday

This week, Latino USA dives into one of the most iconic Latinx traditions: La Quinceñera. We follow the journey of a quinceañera and explore the deeper meanings behind the celebrated rite of passage. Old Soul Photography/Latino USA hide caption

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