2) USA TODAY: 3 Latina activists who are breaking down stereotypes


Read the stories of: (1) Dior Vargas: a mental health activist and suicide-attempt survivor who came up with the People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project to dispel the idea that people of color don't suffer from mental health issues as the mainstream media might lead you to believe. (2) Carolina Contreras: who opened up Miss Rizos, a salon in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic that caters specifically to women who want to make the transition back to curly hair, and (3) Angy Rivera, who offers support and lends a voice to others struggling with their undocumented status. In 2015, her story was turned into the documentary Don’t Tell Anyone, which earned a Peabody award.


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