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These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

America Chavez is Marvel Comics' latest super-chingona, brought to life by writer Gabby Rivera.
America Chavez is Marvel Comics' latest super-chingona, brought to life by writer Gabby Rivera.

This week, Alt.Latino brings you a summer music magazine featuring three young Latinx artists whose work reflects the reality and joy of life through music and the visual arts.

  • The Kansas City, Mo., band Making Movies delivers an opera of sorts in its new album with songs about immigration, struggle, success and just being young.
  • Gabby Rivera is the writer behind Marvel Comics' latest crime-fighter, a superhero who reflects reality more than fantasy.
  • Vocalist Natalia Lafourcade shows us that old-school can sometimes be the best school on her inspiring, stripped-down new album.
  • We also want to shine a light on the folks who bring you the stories: three journalists whose storytelling skills we are proud to present here on Alt.Latino. Vicky Diaz-Camacho, Camilo Garzón and Marisa Arbona-Ruiz are names you should keep an eye out for as they continue to tell the stories that are often left out of the cultural-reporting landscape.

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