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Hillary Rodham Trump

Why some people on the left will never vote for the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  • Apr 6, 2016
  • 9:32 am

Votería: How One Latino Organization Uses Culture to Engage Voters

“We wanted to really educate the community on why their vote is important. We hear it all the time: ‘Tu voto es tu voz.’”

  • Mar 30, 2016
  • 10:06 am

How Rosie Perez Found Her True Voice

The trials, tribulations and triumph of an American icon.

  • Mar 25, 2016
  • 9:00 am

Fear and Longing in La Habana

“The opinion of the Cuban public is the only metric really worth considering, because Cuba has to be for Cubans.”

  • Mar 23, 2016
  • 9:41 am

San Patricio, Puerto Rico: My St. Patrick’s Day

Being “Irishrican” is more common than you think.

  • Mar 17, 2016
  • 9:58 am

Sylvia Mendez: School Desegregation Pioneer #WomensHistoryMonth

Profiling a Latina who has dedicated her life to the educational attainment of her people.

  • Mar 12, 2016
  • 1:46 pm

Alicia Dickerson Montemayor: LULAC’s Conscience Builder #WomensHistoryMonth

A salute to a prolific writer and one of the greatest women to join LULAC’s ranks.

  • Mar 11, 2016
  • 11:16 am

Lupe Anguiano: A Life Devoted To Social Justice #WomensHistoryMonth

Profiling a Chicana educator who’s worked tirelessly for the equality of all people.

  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 2:00 pm

Nothing New Under the Puerto Rican Sun

Ninety-nine years after Puerto Ricans were granted second-class citizenship, why should anyone be surprised that many of the rights of U.S. citizenship don’t apply in Puerto Rico?

  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 12:11 pm

Caridad De La Luz: 20 Years of ‘La Bruja’ #WomenHistoryMonth

La Bruja is considered one of the leading spoken word poets in the world.

  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 7:18 pm

Emma Tenayuca: Fair Labor For All #WomenHistoryMonth

San Antonio native Emma Tenayuca was a pioneering activist involved with issues that resemble those of modern times.

  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 5:18 pm

Jovita Idar: Journalism Pioneer #WomenHistoryMonth

We salute you, Jovita Idar, during #WomenHistoryMonth.

  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 5:05 pm

Luisa Capetillo: A Woman With ‘Pantalones En Su Sitio’ #LatinaHistoryMonth

For this piece on #LatinaHistoryMonth, we remember one of the greatest activists of all time, Luisa Capetillo (1879-1922). A leader in the political and labor struggles of the working class at the beginning of the twentieth century, Luisa Capetillo condemned the exploitation of workers by political parties, religious institutions, and capitalism. She was also a […]

  • Mar 3, 2016
  • 2:13 pm

Homage To Our ‘Trabajadoras’ #WomenHistoryMonth

  This may come out of left field, but I’m pro-union; pro-trabajadoras. You may read my CEO title and think I’m part of the problem. The truth is, I’m a trabajadora too. In fact, my career in this industry took a steady, stable pace in 2008 when I joined the workforce at the Screen Actors […]

  • Mar 2, 2016
  • 2:14 pm

Rep. Gutiérrez: Immigrants Should Become Citizens and Vote (VIDEO)

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) called on the over eight million immigrants who are eligible to become citizens and vote in this year’s elections.

  • Feb 25, 2016
  • 10:02 am

#LatinoVote2016 Town Hall Mixer New York Tomorrow- Last 25 SEATS Available

Our #RebeldesNation will gather around in New York and start having live conversations. We plan to go to your hometowns and host these Town Hall Mixers with all of you, so don’t forget to post on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or simply email us and ask us to come by. Our first live event will happen […]

  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 5:49 pm

‘Hamilton’ Is Too Tan for the Internet

  Last Monday night at exactly 9:30 pm EST everyone in America skipped a heartbeat while witnessing an epic performance at the Grammys. Introduced by our political humorist lord and savior, Stephen Colbert, everyone enjoyed the opening number, “Alexander Hamilton” of the Broadway musical Hamilton. A few 1,200  guests witnessed it live, at the Richard […]

  • Feb 17, 2016
  • 6:10 pm

Rep. Gutiérrez to Congress: “Free Puerto Rico” (VIDEO)

“Free Puerto Rico so she can solve the problem of her crushing debt without being handcuffed by Congress, its distant and inattentive colonial master.”

  • Feb 11, 2016
  • 3:21 pm

Rep. Gutiérrez to Congress: ‘Take the Heel Off the People of Puerto Rico’ (VIDEO)

It’s Congress that steers the ship, and should Puerto Rico run aground, it’s Congress that decides how best to salvage it.

  • Feb 3, 2016
  • 10:36 am

‘Ruining’ Cuba

If anything “ruins” Cuba, it won’t be foreign investment. It’ll be U.S. policy.

  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 1:29 pm