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Race Forward Says Removal of Puerto Rican Protest Art at Conference Is Censorship

“The art that was taken down elevates the plight of people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and the abject and intentionally negligent response by the U.S. government, namely FEMA and the U.S. Military.”

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 7:54 pm

Remember the Republican Legislator Who Called ICE on Protesters? He Lost His Election

Last year, Rinaldi reportedly told two Democratic colleagues during the protest, “Fuck them, I called ICE.”

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 12:49 pm

41 Latinos Elected to Congress

Thirty-three out of 44 Latino Democratic candidates won the election in Tuesday’s contests, while six out of 15 Latino Republican candidates claimed victory.

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 11:15 am

New Study Says Latino Immigrant Men Drink Less Upon Moving to US

“Researchers were surprised to find that upon moving to the United States, there were decreases in alcohol use in men, with no significant change in women.”
 

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 9:47 am

‘We Know God Will Help Us. We’re Puerto Ricans.’

A year after María, the U.S. government must rebuild Puerto Rico, as befits its stature as a U.S. territory and its residents as American citizens.

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 8:37 am

California Teacher Pension Divests From Prison Industry

The vote came after activists pressured CalSTRS to complete a review of their investments during the summer.

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 7:44 am

Marisa Franco, Co-Founder of Mijente, Condemns Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice for Human Rights Abuses Against the Latinx Community 

Under his leadership, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) enacted policies that have devastated thousands of our neighbors.

  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 7:21 am

NALEO: ‘Strong Latino Voter Turnout Nationwide Helps Latino Candidates Make History in Election 2018’

“Despite being ignored yet again by candidates and campaigns this year, Latino voters stepped up and made their voices heard in Election 2018,” stated Arturo Vargas, NALEO Educational Fund chief executive officer.

  • Nov 7, 2018
  • 7:37 pm

NAHJ President Condemns Attack of White House Correspondent Jim Acosta

“The President of the United States is undermining American democracy,” Hugo Balta said.

  • Nov 7, 2018
  • 7:12 pm

Brazilian Victims of Dam Collapse Sue Multinational in British Court

A joint project between the Brazilian state-owned Vale mining firm and BHP, the Samarco dam collapsed on November 5, 2015, killing 19 people.

  • Nov 7, 2018
  • 3:51 pm

In Apparent Historic Upset, LA Sheriff Will Likely Be Unseated Due to Close Ties With ICE

Sheriff McDonnell aligned himself with the Trump Administration in opposing the California Values Act

  • Nov 7, 2018
  • 2:55 pm

Despite O’Rourke Letdown, Latino Voters Say They Remain Hopeful for Future of Texas

Veronica Escobar and Garcia both defeated their Republican opponents in Texas.

  • Nov 7, 2018
  • 11:28 am

What the 2018 Midterm Exit Polls Are Saying About Latino Voters and Who They Supported

Yeah, we are not a monolith, and we never were.

  • Nov 7, 2018
  • 9:33 am

Visual Tropes of Migration Tell Predictable But Misleading Stories

The “caravan” of thousands of Central Americans currently traveling through Mexico has become a touchpoint for U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric.

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 2:13 pm

Latino Voters Poised to Make Impact in Midterm Elections

The number of Latinos who say their situation in the United States has worsened under Trump has risen from 32 percent shortly after he was elected to 47 percent just before the midterms.

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 2:02 pm

Debunking Immigration Myths on Election Day (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: November 6, 2018

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 12:35 pm

How Beto Did It (OPINION)

I am more comfortable talking about this the day of the election because there is little the Ted Cruz campaign can do to respond.

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 10:56 am

The Truth About Immigration: Economics

Many armchair experts have been espousing a lot of misinformed rhetoric regarding migrants based on the divisive language used by our current President, Donald Trump. I’m here to clear the air with facts that some of them may not like.

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 9:45 am

Socialism and the Ballot

Under such pressure, what choice do voters have but to vote for candidates sympathetic to the idea of workers controlling the government, and the government controlling the economy?

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 9:21 am

LD VOTE PREDICT: 76% Democrat, 24% Republican Among Latino Voters Choosing US Representatives in 2018 Midterm Elections

LD Turnout Predict: 62.6% of registered Latino voters to cast votes.

  • Nov 5, 2018
  • 9:05 pm