Gaps in states’ criminal justice system data mean that we don’t know how many Latinos are in prison, on probation, or arrested.
If we cannot elicit a tacit response, receiving deflection instead of coherent solutions to our problems, who will fight for us, and to be frank, who will care?
“Well, could Trump do to the Mexicans what Hitler did to the Jews and just decide to kill us all if he can’t deport us?”
Attempting to make Latinos appear to have more in common with Whites than Blacks downplays tensions between police departments and poor and working-class Latino communities.
Trump’s triumphant primary victory and general-election flameout points to a growing divide in the Republican Party.