“The opinion of the Cuban public is the only metric really worth considering, because Cuba has to be for Cubans.”
Profiling a Latina who has dedicated her life to the educational attainment of her people.
A salute to a prolific writer and one of the greatest women to join LULAC’s ranks.
Profiling a Chicana educator who’s worked tirelessly for the equality of all people.
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?
La Bruja is considered one of the leading spoken word poets in the world.
San Antonio native Emma Tenayuca was a pioneering activist involved with issues that resemble those of modern times.
We salute you, Jovita Idar, during #WomenHistoryMonth.
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 […]
An East Harlem legend has passed away.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
“Free Puerto Rico so she can solve the problem of her crushing debt without being handcuffed by Congress, its distant and inattentive colonial master.”
It’s Congress that steers the ship, and should Puerto Rico run aground, it’s Congress that decides how best to salvage it.
MSNBC’s Hardball Chris Matthews performs another acrobatic foot-to-mouth faux pas last night. You heard that right. In the heels of his November 2015, claim that Cruz and Rubio should even be considered Hispanic, he dared to bash a Trumpless debate stating: “Who is going to watch a debate between the two Cuban guys?” the Hardball […]
“The way mainstream media’s depiction of Latinos is just very stereotypical. We are a very strong and unified culture that needs to break out of the mainstream media.”