Arturo Domínguez

How the Far-Right Gains Access to Latino Communities (OPINION)

Misogyny, homophobia, and transphobia are often used to draw more conservative Latinos to far-right political culture wars.

  • Jan 27, 2023
  • 1:25 PM

White House Pushes to Further Criminalize Asylum-Seekers (OPINION)

President Biden’s new border policy is being met with mixed reviews as heavy criticism is lobbed at the administration for continuing Trump-era guidelines.

  • Jan 10, 2023
  • 5:20 PM

What Lifting Title 42 Means for Asylum Seekers (OPINION)

Rather than ending the U.S.’s Trump-era stance on immigration, the Biden administration looks intent on furthering it to appease Republicans.

  • Dec 13, 2022
  • 4:08 PM

Border Patrol Union Stoking Anti-Latino Animus (OPINION)

In an attempt to shift negative attention away from the problematic and troubled agency, the National Border Patrol Council is deploying social media posts to spread misinformation and blatant lies.

  • Dec 1, 2022
  • 3:31 PM

In Search of the ‘Latino Vote’ (OPINION)

The “Latino vote” is the Holy Grail of politics, and locking it down is more difficult than people seem to have anticipated. A breakdown of why viewing Latino voters as a monolith is a mistake.

  • Nov 18, 2022
  • 5:06 PM

Futuro Poll: Latino Independents in Georgia Favor Kemp Over Abrams

In Georgia’s race for governor, Latino voters prefer the Republican incumbent Brian Kemp, a white man, over Democratic challenger Stacy Abrams, a Black woman, according to a recent Futuro Media poll.

  • Nov 1, 2022
  • 1:16 PM

Parents vs. Police (OPINION)

When reports of a shooting at Jefferson High School in San Antonio sent the school into lockdown on September 20, fearful parents attempting to enter the school clashed with police officers outside. After Parkland and Uvalde, parents have every right to distrust the police.

  • Oct 19, 2022
  • 3:01 PM

Former San Antonio Officer Charged in Shooting of 17-Year-Old

Former San Antonio police officer James Brennand, 25, has been charged in the shooting of Erik Cantu, 17, in a McDonald’s parking lot on October 2. The charges — two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant— are felonies and could increase if Cantu doesn’t survive his injuries.

  • Oct 12, 2022
  • 5:21 PM

San Antonio Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Teen in McDonald’s Parking Lot (VIDEO)

On Sunday, a San Antonio Police officer opened fire on a teen who had been eating in his car at a McDonald’s parking lot. Video released by SAPD shows the officer opening the driver-side door and ordering 17-year-old Erik Cantu out of the car without first identifying himself.

  • Oct 7, 2022
  • 1:41 PM

Cuba Requests Emergency Assistance From United States After Ian

In a seemingly unprecedented move, the Cuban government has asked the United States for assistance with recovery efforts after Hurricane Ian struck the island on September 27, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Oct 5, 2022
  • 11:15 AM

Idaho Lawmaker Shares Anti-Latino Meme Ahead of Election (OPINION)

Idaho State Rep. Tammy Nichols (R), currently running for state Senate, recently shared an offensive meme on social media that points to the overall Republican strategy of employing anti-Latino bias and rhetoric.

  • Sep 28, 2022
  • 9:38 AM

The Republican Stain on Hispanic Heritage Month (OPINION)

Thursday is the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, four weeks of celebrating Latino contributions not just to the United States, but to the entire hemisphere. Meanwhile, Republicans have decided to treat Latinos seeking sanctuary like vermin.

  • Sep 15, 2022
  • 2:29 PM

In Cuba, Where There’s Fire, There’s Anti-Government Propaganda (OPINION)

In the months since an explosion at the Saratoga Hotel in Havana killed 47 people, and weeks after 14 firefighters died fighting the oil fire at the port in Matanzas, recent fires at state-owned and military facilities are leading people on social media to draw various conclusions.

  • Sep 12, 2022
  • 1:24 PM

Uvalde School District’s Fired Police Chief Blames Everyone Else (OPINION)

Suggesting that criticism against Arredondo and his firing constitutes a “public lynching” —as Arrendondo does in a 17-page statement— is not only abhorrent but diminishes the lives that were lost that day.

  • Aug 25, 2022
  • 5:40 PM

Tyga Apologizes for ‘Ay Caramba’ Video, Then Real Controversy Begins

When Tyga removed his latest music video, “Ay Caramba,” following criticism from Gil of the American Cholo podcast, a clip of a guest using anti-Black rhetoric quickly shifted the online discussion to Latino racism and Black xenophobia.

  • Aug 8, 2022
  • 4:08 PM

Newly Naturalized Citizens Could Swing Key Midterm Elections, Says Report

On Wednesday the National Partnership for New Americans and the Service Employees International Union announced the New American Voters 2022 campaign alongside a report showcasing how the voting power of newly naturalized citizens can impact the midterm elections.

  • Jul 20, 2022
  • 3:56 PM

Anniversary of Cuba Protests Met With More US Hypocrisy (OPINION)

As Cuban Americans celebrated the first anniversary of protests in Cuba while incessantly provoking an all-out uprising, President Biden flew to meet with leaders in the Middle East, stopping in countries known for suppressing free speech and murdering journalists.

  • Jul 15, 2022
  • 2:11 PM

The Persistent Reign of White Terror (OPINION)

With the recent mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, white rage continues to rear its ugly head in society, and the press must be held accountable for how this phenomenon is reported and portrayed.

  • Jul 6, 2022
  • 5:06 PM

Blaming Latinos for Democratic Political Losses Just Needs to Stop (OPINION)

After Republican Mayra Flores won a special election for the open congressional seat in Texas House District 34, many Democratic supporters began blaming Latino voters on social media. It needs to stop.

  • Jun 21, 2022
  • 8:21 AM

Conservative Latinos Must Challenge Republican Leadership (OPINION)

News from the terrorist attack on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas exposes deep-seated anti-Latino animus in politics

  • Jun 6, 2022
  • 1:01 PM

Ethno-Nationalism Is the New Conservatism (OPINION)

As the Republican Party embraces more bigotry and political hostility, the rest of the country can no longer be silent.

  • May 19, 2022
  • 3:14 PM

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