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La Diva De La Gente: Remembering Jenni Rivera

By Arturo R. García

It’s hard not to think of Jenni Rivera’s death Sunday without thinking of Selena Quintanilla and Ritchie Valens. Three Mexican-Americans dead, on the cusp of making more headway into the country’s overall pop-culture consciousness.

But the loss of Rivera’s voice doesn’t just affect her loved ones, her fans or the musical realm–social justice lost an increasingly important Latina as well.
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