Song Keeps Náhuatl Alive

Náhuatl, which was once the most widely-spoken language in Mexico, is slowly disappearing as new generations don’t learn and practice it. To combat this erasure of indigenous culture, activists in Mexico and even beyond the borders, like a singing group in East Los Angeles, are working on teaching the language to new people. “In a […]

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Boyle Heights Youth Focus on Voting

In October, Boyle Heights Beat hosted a community meeting centered around the importance of youth and Latino voting in the midterm elections. Los Angeles’ Marlén Gamas covered the event and spoke to many of the leaders, community members, and activists that attended. “Our government representatives should do more to invest in young voters and make […]

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