Latino Rebels Readers Name #Ayotzinapa Top Rebeldes Story of 2014

Dec 31, 2014
3:04 pm

In perhaps one of the most decisive reader polls we’ve ever conducted, our readers have named the #Ayotzinapa protests as the top Rebeldes story of 2014.

By Ignacio Rosaslanda (Courtesy of másde131)

By Ignacio Rosaslanda (Courtesy of másde131)

It wasn’t even close. With over 200 responses, here were the results:

The Ayotzinapa protests in Mexico: 46%
The #BlackLivesMatter movement: 24%
#Undeportable: 14%
The San Francisco youth who got their soccer field back: 4%
John Oliver’s viral World Cup rant: 3%
SOS Venezuela: 3%

Readers also wrote in their own votes. Here is what they said:

“Cristela Alonzo”

“Malala and Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize for standing up to woman’s, and human rights in the face of Terrorist bullies bent on killing anybody who is not Islamic or follows Sharia Law.”


“Ana Tijoux”

“Barack Obama laying the smack down on GOP with Back 2 Back Exec Actions (Immigration and Cuba)”

“A tie with Ayotzinapa, BlackLivesMatter, and #Not1More activists.”


Thank for the buzzkill, random person who voted, “None.” As for all our other readers who cared many thanks and happy new year!