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Check Out How These Latinas Are Clapping Back With The Designs On Their Graduation Caps

Anyone who has been through college will tell you it’s not an easy journey at all. But once graduation comes around, you want to celebrate and take pride in your accomplishment –which is what these educated Latinas are doing with the messages on their graduation caps.

Check them out and find out which cap best illustrates your journey through college.

With graduation just a few days away, it’s time to celebrate all of your hard work and send a message to every person who ever doubted you.


Keep on blooming. ??

Because no matter how long this might have taken you, or how difficult it might’ve been, what matters is you never gave up.

"Nevertheless, she persisted" #latinxgradcaps #firstgenerationcollegestudent

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Having your family tell you, “Ponte las pilas,” paid off in the long run.

Even though there were times that you really wanted to give up, you didn’t. And now all of your hard work is starting to pay off.

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It’s worth it!

As long as you continue dreaming big and hustling hard, you’ll be able to achieve anything you want and this cap illustrates that perfectly:


There’s no limit. You just have to want it bad and work for it hard.

If there’s one thing you can do with your cap design at graduation, it’s CLAP BACK.

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You’re bigger and better than anything and anyone who has ever tried to bring you down.

Especially in the midst of our current political climate, being the child of immigrants and a college graduate means everything.

Follow @cynthia_erenas ??? #Mexicans #MexicanosBeLike #MexicanProblems #TheTamaleTeam #WeThePaisas #FollowMe

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After all of the sacrifices your parents have made for you, getting this diploma is the best way you can pay them back.

So if your parents worked really hard to offer you a better future, now is your chance to thank them.

esto es por ustedes y para ustedes?

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Gracias a million times.

And witnessing how hard they’ve worked has definitely been an inspiration, just like this graduation cap:


Your parents never slacked off, and neither did you. ??

To some it’s just a two-hour ceremony, but if you’re a first-generation college student, this graduation ceremony means the world to you and your family.


As the first college graduate in your family, now all of your younger siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews, will want to follow your footsteps.

In shorter terms: this is a HUGE FRKN DEAL. So don’t be shy – show off how bad ass you are!

Ya me gradué! This xicana xingona just got her damn bachelor's ???#latinxgradcaps #latinxgrads @latinarebels

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YASSSS QUEEN. ??

Show it off in big, bold letters:

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Be happy, be proud, and celebrate more than ever.

Even if the odds were against you…


#LatinasDoingBigThings

…you DID IT. ?? And you should be prouder than ever. 

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Congrats. And keep on slaying. ???


READ: This Latina Blamed Her Parents For Her Lack Of Education When She Was A Teen, Now She Is Graduating From UC Berkeley And Thanking Them


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A Recently Shared Letter From Frida Kahlo To Diego Rivera Details Her Struggle The Day Before Having Her Leg Amputated And It Will Break Your Heart

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A Recently Shared Letter From Frida Kahlo To Diego Rivera Details Her Struggle The Day Before Having Her Leg Amputated And It Will Break Your Heart

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera have been known for having one of the art world’s most notoriously turbulent marriages. Both artists were guilty of having multiple affairs and straying away from their marriage, breaking up and getting back together only to become one again. Yet, despite their hard times, the Mexican artists had a bond that transcended the ages and one that has stirred countless discussions about their passion and love.

In a series of love letters from Kahlo to Rivera published in The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait readers are given insight into both the anguish and longing that was woven into their marriage.

One letter, recently shared by the Instagram page @historycoolkids, shows a momentary rift in their marriage when Kahlo was preparing to have her leg amputated.

Written in 1953, the letter for Rivera was written while Kahlo was in the hospital.

It reads:

⁣”I’m writing this letter from a hospital room before I am admitted into the operating theatre. They want me to hurry, but I am determined to finish writing first, as I don’t want to leave anything unfinished. Especially now that I know what they are up to. They want to hurt my pride by cutting a leg off. When they told me it would be necessary to amputate, the news didn’t affect me the way everybody expected. No, I was already a maimed woman when I lost you, again, for the umpteenth time maybe, and still I survived.⁣

I am not afraid of pain and you know it. It is almost inherent to my being, although I confess that I suffered, and a great deal, when you cheated on me, every time you did it, not just with my sister but with so many other women. How did they let themselves be fooled by you?

Let’s not fool ourselves, Diego, I gave you everything that is humanly possible to offer and we both know that. But still, how the hell do you manage to seduce so many women when you’re such an ugly son of a bitch?

The reason why I’m writing is not to accuse you of anything more than we’ve already accused each other of in this and however many more bloody lives. It’s because I’m having a leg cut off (damned thing, it got what it wanted in the end). I told you I’ve counted myself as incomplete for a long time, but why the fuck does everybody else need to know about it too? Now my fragmentation will be obvious for everyone to see, for you to see… That’s why I’m telling you before you hear it on the grapevine. I’m writing to let you know I’m releasing you, I’m amputating you. Be happy and never seek me again. I don’t want to hear from you, I don’t want you to hear from me. If there is anything I’d enjoy before I die, it’d be not having to see your fucking horrible bastard face wandering around my garden.⁣

That is all, I can now go to be chopped up in peace.⁣

Good bye from somebody who is crazy and vehemently in love with you,⁣

Your Frida”

Despite the letter, Kahlo didn’t “amputate” Rivera out of her life completely.

In fact, in her last days, Kahlo lived with Rivera and even made a public appearance with him in a demonstration against the CIA invasion of Guatemala. After her death, Rivera stated that her loss was “the most tragic day of my life.” Three years after his death, Riva requested to have his ashes mixed with Kahlo’s (this despite the fact that he married again after her death). Instead, the Mexican government opted to inter his remains in Mexico City’s famous Rotunda of Illustrious Men.

The message from Kahlo is being celebrated by her fans on Instagram as the “best letter in history.”

Fans of Kahlo called her letter “badass” and the greatest they’d ever read. “She was such a talent and such a twisted soul,” one user wrote in the post’s comment sections.

That part where she wonders why Diego was able to be such a womanizer despite being an “ugly son of a bitch” does pretty much make her badass.

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Someone Claims That They Discovered A Long-Lost Frida Kahlo Painting But Experts Don’t Agree

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Someone Claims That They Discovered A Long-Lost Frida Kahlo Painting But Experts Don’t Agree

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Frida Kahlo is one of the most iconic artists in global history. The Mexican artist was known for blazing her own path both in art and in society. One of her most famous paintings “The Wounded Table” has been missing for 65 years but one art dealer claims he found it.

A Spanish art dealer claims to have found a long-lost Frida Kahlo painting.

Kahlo painted “The Wounded Table” in 1940 and over the years it disappeared. It is unknown if it was returned to Moscow, was lost, or destroyed. All that is known is that Kahlo’s largest painting to that date is gone.

Cristian López Márquez, a little known art dealer in Spain, claims to have found the long-lost and highly sought after painting. According to La Voz de Galicia, the art dealers claims to have acquired the painting from some who settled in Spain from Mexico.

The painting is one of Kahlo’s most famous works of art.

The decades-long mystery about where the painting ended up does add to the allure of the claim. However, people are not convinced that the painting is a fake that is being peddled by someone who is after money by selling an inauthentic painting. To make matters more skeptical, the art dealer has very few details but is adamant about its authenticity.

“Time will give us the truth,” Márquez told AP. “Whoever proves genuine interest and the ability to pay the figure of 40 million euros, can spend as much time as wanted with their experts analyzing the work.”

Despite Márquez’s claims, art historians are very skeptical that the painting is true.

Márquez claims to have the painting safe in a warehouse in London. He has put the painting on sale asking for $45 million. No one seems to be biting but Márquez continues to say the painting is an original.

READ: Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul Is Celebrating Her 113th Birthday With A Week Full Of Digital Events

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