Tag: resistance

3 Native Latino Designers Who Defy Oppression Through Art

3 Native Latino Designers Who Defy Oppression Through Art

One notable way that current-day native Latinos have expressed resistance to oppression is through fashion. With brands like Ralph Lauren that harmfully appropriate indigenous Latin American designs on the rise, supporting native fashion is more important than ever in amplifying native voices and culture. Here are just five native Latino fashion designers who defiantly express their cultures through art, and showcase the (rebellious) beauty of indigenous diversity.

Claudette Colvin “Resisted” And Was “Defiant” To Police, But Didn’t Get Attention Like Rosa Parks

Claudette Colvin “Resisted” And Was “Defiant” To Police, But Didn’t Get Attention Like Rosa Parks

Claudette Colvin was arrested in 1955 at the age of 15 for refusing to give up her seat to a White person on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Now she is asking for a judge to clear her record.

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