Cristiano Lima

Victim Blaming Dominates Jameis Winston Verdict Reaction

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  • Dec 6, 2013
  • 9:53 AM

World Cup CEO to Brazilian Protesters: “Just Don’t Hurt the Tourists”

Ricardo Trade , Executive Director of Brazil’s Organizational Committee for the 2014 World Cup, recently gave an interview in which he spoke about the impact of nationwide protests that have occurred in Brazil since June have had on the event’s planning. He had the following to say, via The Raw Story: “The protests are democratic in […]

  • Nov 14, 2013
  • 10:13 AM

Aeroméxico Responds to Discrimination Allegations While Others Cry Foul

Aeroméxico has released the following statement in response to claims that staff members refused to allow a group of indigenous people to board one of the airline’s flights in Oaxaca due to their clothing and background, as previously reported by Latino Rebels. Oaxaca Case In relation to flight AM544 from Oaxaca to Mexico City this past November 5th, […]

  • Nov 12, 2013
  • 8:03 AM

Veterans Day Campaign Calls for Immigration Reform to Honor Latino Veterans

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) has launched a Veterans Day postcard petition to demand Congress to pass “commonsense immigration reform” legislation to honor the service of Latino veterans. The postcard, which reads “This Veterans Day Honor Them By Honoring Those They Fight For,” was distributed to LULAC’s 130,000 members to fill out, […]

  • Nov 11, 2013
  • 11:24 AM

Mexicoke Recipe Change Mourned by #RIPMexicanCoke

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  • Nov 7, 2013
  • 1:55 PM

#GOPHungerGames Criticizes Food Stamp Cuts

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  • Oct 31, 2013
  • 1:30 PM

10-Year-Old Boy Called “Terrorist” and Kicked Off NYC Bus for Praying

A Brooklyn family is suing New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority for discrimination after a bus driver allegedly called their 10-year-old son a “terrorist” and denied him entry for chanting a Muslim prayer in Arabic. The boy, now 12, is suing for civil rights violations and religious discrimination. Here’s what New York Daily News reported earlier […]

  • Oct 30, 2013
  • 2:00 PM

Día de la Lencería? Day of The Dead Gets Intimate

Earlier this month we received the following pitch from community member Wendy Gonzalez in response to one of our Facebook comments. Leg Avenue, a company that is currently mocking our culture and tradition. They have two different Day of Dead costumes for those who want to celebrate our traditions in a sexy “darling” way! We […]

  • Oct 28, 2013
  • 11:44 AM

“Stop Watching Us” Anti-Surveillance Rally Tomorrow In DC

Tomorrow at noon the “Stop Watching Us” campaign will he holding “A Rally Against Mass Surveillance” in Washington D.C. to protests the NSA’s continued spying of people around the world. Group organizers claim that it will be the “largest rally yet against NSA Surveillance” with thousands expected to attend. The event will feature many notable […]

  • Oct 25, 2013
  • 8:46 PM

A Retirement Plan For UC Davis’ Pepper Spray Cop

The UC Davis police officer who gained online infamy after a video of him pepper spraying Occupy protesters went viral in 2009 has reached a workers’ compensation package totaling over $38,000. The San Francisco Chronicle reports: A former UC Davis police officer whose pepper-spraying of protesters gained worldwide notice thanks to a viral video has been […]

  • Oct 24, 2013
  • 3:57 PM

CUNY Student Center Protests Continue Today

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  • Oct 24, 2013
  • 1:28 PM

USMNT/El Tri Rivalry Leaves Pitch, Enters Litigation

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  • Oct 18, 2013
  • 3:23 PM

Pink Bloc Uses “Glitter-Vandalism” in #LGBT Parade

[View the story “Pink Bloc Uses \”Glitter-Vandalism\” in #LGBT Parade” on Storify] *** Cristiano M. Lima (@ludacristiano on Twitter) is a Brazilian-American journalist based out of Bethlehem, PA. He is a recent graduate of Lehigh University where he studied Political Science. He currently writes for 69 News and Prevention Magazine. He’s also been a contributor […]

  • Oct 16, 2013
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Brazilians Protest For #DiaDoProfessor

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  • Oct 15, 2013
  • 4:37 PM

No Government, No Nationalism? School Cancels Pledge of Allegiance Due to #Shutdown

A western Nebraska high school cancelled their daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance last Monday in response to the ongoing government shutdown. Pat Jones, principal of Alliance High School, told students that they would not be reciting the customary pledge because the government had been shutdown as of October 1st. The Associated Press reported […]

  • Oct 14, 2013
  • 6:24 PM

DC Mall Protest for Immigration Reform Becomes “Illegals’ Protest” Online

Moments after President Obama announced that the White House would allow a protest in favor of immigration reform to be held in the National Mall, numerous media outlets and political figures accused the president of handing out political favors. Under the headline “Obama OKs illegals’ march on Mall, still blocks Americans,” White House Correspondent Neil […]

  • Oct 11, 2013
  • 4:04 PM

What “Redskins” Owner Dan Snyder Isn’t Telling You

Washington “Redskins” owner Dan Snyder released an open letter Wednesday vigorously defending his team’s name, which many have accused of being racist. This has sparked outrage online, with many expressing dissenting opinions. [View the story “What \”Redskins\” Owner Dan Snyder Isn’t Telling You” on Storify]

  • Oct 10, 2013
  • 11:15 AM

“How about English?”: Fox News Hosts Rip #Obamacare’s 150 Languages

We still don’t know what the fox says, but we know what Fox News has to say, and once again it’s nonsense. Here’s the rundown of their latest bout of ignorance, courtesy of The Raw Story. Fox News host Bill Hemmer on Wednesday found a new reason to dislike President Barack Obama’s health care reform law: […]

  • Oct 3, 2013
  • 6:51 PM

#TedCruzIsAsLatinoAs Any Other Latino

Among the sea of hashtags that have come out of the political standoff over healthcare between #Obamacare and #StandWithCruz came this hidden gem: #TedCruzIsAsLatinoAs. Hundreds took to the web to partake in some (seemingly) harmless Cruz bashing. #TedCruzIsAsLatinoAs Mitt Romney’s dad. — Gabe Ortíz (@TUSK81) September 25, 2013 #TedCruzIsAsLatinoAs taco Bell is authentic Mexican food. […]

  • Sep 25, 2013
  • 4:33 PM