Chica Real Stories

Owner of New Brooklyn Bookstore That Celebrates Afro-Latino Literature Says: 'This Is Our History on These Shelves'

Café con Libros is a bookstore and café that seeks to preserve the Afro-Caribbean heritage of Crown Heights, Brooklyn and help dwarf the tide of gentrification. Its owner Kalima DeSuze gives us the inside scoop.
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Investigators Solve Case Surrounding Death of Missing 2-Year-Old in Colorado

The death of Nain Dominguez — a 2-year-old who was reported missing for two days in Colorado Springs and died hours after being found — is being investigated as a possible drowning accident.
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Woman Dies After Colliding Mid-Air With Another Parachutist in Mexico

A female parachutist died after colliding with another above a beach in Mexico. Here's the footage of the tragic accident.
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OITNB’s Selenis Leyva to Transgender Sister: ‘What I Saw in You Was Not Just Being Gay’

Watch Orange Is the New Black's Selenis Leyva and her transgender sister Marizol discuss the ways they sacrificed who they really were for the greater good of their families — and how they eventually found themselves.

Take Care of Your Newborn by Taking Care of Yourself

The Latina Love Project profiles the lives of women — mothers, daughters, sisters — who often sacrifice their self-care in their struggle to balance and care for family, friends, and work. In this series sponsored by Ford, we spotlight their struggles and triumphs and learn how they create time for themselves. When taking care of a newborn baby, it's hard to take care of yourself, but experts say that taking care of yourself is taking care of your baby too. Here's why.