I wrote about the 2023 Dia de los Muertos Barbie and Ken doll collection, which included two dolls designed by Javier Meabe and one limited-edition Pink Magnolia x Barbie doll designed by Paola Wong. This story is available in English and Spanish.
I reported on the second celebration of "El Grito" at the Arizona State Capitol, which was organized by the Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix to celebrate Mexico's Independence Day. I included quotes from persons who participated in presentations during the event, including Senate President Warren Petersen, who shared his connection with Spanish and the Mexican culture. This story is available in English and Spanish.
For this story about the third annual Latino Pride Festival organized by the Latino Pride Alliance, I interviewed board member Steve Gallardo, who shared that they organize this type of events to bridge the LGBTQ+ Latino community with educational, immigration and health care services.
For this story, I interviewed Director of the Transborder Studies School at Arizona State University, Irasema Coronado, who talked about the commercialization of 5 de Mayo in the United States and how this Mexican holiday is often confused with Mexico's Independence Day, which is celebrated on Sept. 16. This story is available in English and Spanish.