Ana Lucía Murillo

The State of Latino Political Power Heading Into the 2020 Election

Latino representation is still trailing far behind actual parity. Nine percent of the House is Latino, but Latinos represent 18 percent of the U.S. population.

  • Jul 27, 2020
  • 1:50 PM

#CleanUpRemezcla Collective Wants More After Limited Leadership Shakeup

A group of former and current contributors, as well as other Latinx journalists, has formed a collective that they say will continue to pressure the media company to change for the better.

  • Jul 24, 2020
  • 3:04 PM

Latino Census Response Lags as Coronavirus Spikes, Especially in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With just over three months to go in the self-response period, the Latino response rate for the 2020 Census is dragging.

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • 4:18 PM

Latino Businesses Are Fighting for Their Lives in the Nation’s Capital

A new report shows that the coronavirus pandemic has had a major negative effect on Latino-owned and Latino-serving businesses in the Washington, D.C. region.

  • Jul 14, 2020
  • 5:50 PM

Alternate Forms of Activism and Taking Care While Fighting For Change

Different forms of activism have played a large role in the current Black Lives Matter protests.

  • Jul 13, 2020
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Goya CEO Won’t Apologize or Acknowledge Viral Boycott Against Company

“It’s suppression of speech,” Bob Unanue said on Fox News.

  • Jul 10, 2020
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Lawyers Share Independent Autopsy Results, Say Andrés Guardado Was Shot in Back 5 Times

“We’ve been requesting, demanding and now imploring the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to release that autopsy report to the family so they could have some answers,” Nicholas Yoka, a lawyer for Guardado’s family told Latino Rebels.

  • Jul 8, 2020
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International Students in US Colleges May Be Forced Home, New ICE Guidance Says

International students whose colleges and universities opt to move classes completely online for the upcoming semester will not be allowed to stay in the country, according to ICE.

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 6:49 PM

New Study Explores Why US Latinos Join ICE and Border Patrol

A new study found that most of the agents joined because they wanted a stable job, and didn’t see many other ways of getting one.

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 5:22 PM

Sixteen-Year-Old’s Death at Nashville Construction Site Raises Questions About Worker Safety

Ramirez wasn’t wearing a harness at the time of his death, which advocates say is a sign of the cost-saving measures that contractors take that lead to exploitation, abuse and sometimes death.

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 4:17 PM

Detainees Report Bloody Noses, Nausea From ICE Chemical Disinfectant Use

In recent weeks, immigrant advocacy organizations have raised the alarm about the use of toxic chemical disinfectants in cramped ICE facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 6:08 PM

AOC Easily Wins Primary, Bringing New Progressives With Her

Tuesday’s primary elections in New York showed signs of a progressive Black and Latinx wave ahead of November’s general election.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 5:25 PM

Organizers of March for Black Trans Lives Say It May Have ‘Accidentally Made History’

Latino Rebels spoke with Fran Tirado and Eliel Cruz recently about the process of organizing the march, what comes next for the movement for trans Black lives, and the importance of allyship.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 4:45 PM

Protests Follow Police Killing of Andrés Guardado in L.A. County

Guardado was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the LA County Sheriff’s department’s statement on the matter. The incident is now under investigation.

  • Jun 22, 2020
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DREAMers Celebrate SCOTUS Decision, Vowing to Continue Fight for Immigration Reform

DREAMers celebrated what was an unexpected victory in a majority conservative court. 

  • Jun 18, 2020
  • 5:51 PM

Reward Increased for Information Concerning Missing Latina Soldier

The case has been widely reported about in local media in Texas, and was brought to national attention in part by Salma Hayek, who posted a picture of herself on Instagram over the weekend holding a cardboard sign with a picture of Vanessa Guillen.

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 4:44 PM

Black Students Organize on Instagram to Call Out Racism

Even while the coronavirus pandemic has pushed them off campus, Black students at high schools and universities across the country are finding creative ways to call out racism within their communities. 

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 4:10 PM

County Official Apologizes for Offensive Spanish-Language Social Distancing Poster

County Executive Officer Mike Powers issued apologies on the county’s English and Spanish Facebook pages,

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:03 PM

Anxiously Awaiting a Supreme Court DACA Decision in the Middle of a Pandemic and a National Uprising

The court is currently set to make a decision by the end of June.

  • Jun 10, 2020
  • 5:17 PM

From the Protests in DC: ‘We’re Black Every Day. We’re Black Every Day of the Year’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When 17-year-old Chelsea Figaro heard that the protests in response to the police killing of George Floyd had spread to the nation’s capital, she told her mom she had to go. To her surprise, her mom said yes.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 4:50 PM

How Univision and Telemundo Are Covering the Protests

The top providers of Spanish-language content in the United States have been facing criticism from some on social media due to their news coverage of the recent protests against police brutality.

  • Jun 3, 2020
  • 3:19 PM

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