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Maritza Medina Melgar
Former Writer, POPSUGAR Juntos
Latest Posts From Maritza
How the Latinx Community Can Tap Into Its Collective Power in Hollywood
Latinos in Hollywood have been a topic of discussion for years, and due to the cancellation of critically acclaimed HBO Max series "Gordita Chronicles," the shelving of the Leslie Grace-starring $90 million Batgirl movie, and the casting of James Franco as Fidel Castro (double whammy), Hollywood has recently generated criticism from Latinx people in and out of the industry.
This Afro-Latina Doctor Is Creating Healthcare Access For BIPOC Communities
Analiz Rodriguez, MD, PhD, can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a doctor.
Grace Alvarez Wants You to Wear Your Healing Crystals
Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Grace Alvarez remembers hearing her aunts pray in a very intentional way; to a specific Virgin Mary or to the Santo that would favor their specific need.
"Gordita Chronicles" Is the Latest Hollywood Latinx Family TV Show to Get Canceled
When I first saw Latino Filmmakers Network's Instagram post of "Gordita Chronicles"'s cancellation on HBO Max, I was disappointed but not surprised.
How a Trip to Guatemala Brought Me Healing Through Connecting With My Indigenous Roots
I was lounging around my apartment when my mom called.
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