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Laura Donnelly's Blog – August 2011 Archive (3)

Are you kidding JC Penney? Et tu Yaycee Penny, tambien?

Been watching this link pop up in the blogosphere on Bust Magazine's site and amongst Latinitas' supporters. My question is what design team thought this was worth publishing on a shirt for girls already facing innumerable amounts of mixed messages about sex, beauty, their value in the world...

JC Penney T-Shirt Choosing Pretty over Smart as a campaign! …


Added by Laura Donnelly on August 31, 2011 at 2:46pm — 1 Comment

News Taco - Latina founded Latino News Blog You Should be Reading Kiddies.

Latinitas Blog Heads - here's a site for you to start monitoring as you embark on college and further. They will not sell your info and host some great posts/bloggers focused on you and your people. Sign up for their newsletter here:

And check out this great piece on how you Latinas are going to…

Added by Laura Donnelly on August 25, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments


Saw promos for Zoe Saldana's new movie Colombiana. Curious to know the premise of this movie. Hard to tell in the commercial, but excited to see Zoe re-acculterating to her Latina roots in a role clearly defined as Afro-Colombiana.  Zoe is often relegated to roles intended for African Americans only and we have rarely seen her engaged in a Latina identity, something sad for all the Afro-Cubanas, Colombianas, Dominicanas and other women waiting for this kind of exposure.  I fear that the story… Continue

Added by Laura Donnelly on August 22, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments




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