Jo Corona

Meet the Latina From the Bronx Whose Documentary About NYC Yellow Cab Drivers Is a Tribute to Immigrants

“When you think about a place like New York City or really any city, transit and traffic and the people who get you from point A to point B, they’re like the veins of the city,” filmmaker Rebecca Blandón tells Latino Rebels.

  • May 13, 2019
  • 8:02 AM

MEChA’s New Name (and Future) Are Still Up in the Air

On April 7, MEChA de UCLA’s issued a statement announcing their secession from the national structure. The Californian chapter said that in recent years infighting and inaction has dominated the national MEChA structure.

  • May 11, 2019
  • 3:07 PM

The Intercept’s ‘Bodies in the Borderland’ Documents Criminalization of Arizona Humanitarian Aid Worker

The multimedia report documents how Warren’s arrest was part of a series of actions taken by the Trump administration against the work done by human aid volunteers at the border.

  • May 7, 2019
  • 5:36 PM

TV Station’s Report Conflating Cartels and Religion Hasn’t Aired, But It’s Already Raising Eyebrows

“The battle to protect you from this underground world and how law enforcement is handling the bizarre idols,” the report says.

  • May 7, 2019
  • 1:10 PM

REPORT: Education Gap an Ongoing Challenge for Mexican Community in the US

The Mexa Institute recommended that policymakers in both countries (the U.S. and Mexico) consider this demographic group and make them a priority.

  • Apr 24, 2019
  • 7:50 AM

Meet the Latina Who Says Disabled People Are Going to ‘Fight Like Hell’ for Obamacare

Sarah Funes says that Medicaid has been an integral part of her recovery and reinsertion into society as an independent teenager and later as an adult.

  • Apr 18, 2019
  • 4:34 PM

Columbia University Latinx Students Circulate Petition to Change ‘Raza Grad’ Ceremony

Raza Grad is one of several events organized by the Ivy League university, outside of the general graduation.

  • Apr 16, 2019
  • 11:40 PM

Principal at Austin Elementary School Removed After Accusations of Anti-Immigrant Bias

Gabriela Soto’s attitude allegedly fostered and condoned acts of animosity toward undocumented families.

  • Apr 11, 2019
  • 2:54 PM

The Mexican #MeToo, a Moment of Reckoning

The movement has shed light on how pervasive machismo and structural violence against women is, with recent surveys estimating over 70 percent of women working in media have suffered sexual harassment.

  • Apr 8, 2019
  • 2:57 PM

Yale Professors Stage Protest, Calling Attention to University’s Diversity Problems

Thirteen tenured faculty decided on Friday to withdraw from the University’s ER&M program, citing a lack of resources.

  • Apr 3, 2019
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A Look at Taiwan’s Diplomatic Isolation in the Americas (And the World)

An explanation of the tug of war between China and Taiwan, and how it all plays out in Latin America.

  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 2:58 PM

After CBP Confusion, NYC Public School Rallies in Support of Its Immigrant Community

For about an hour, around a hundred people gathered after dismissal at the Castle Bridge’s school entrance on 169th St. and St. Nicholas Ave. to send the message to government authorities that a threat to one was a threat to all.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 6:44 AM

Anti-Bolsonaro Chant Becomes Brazil’s Carnival No. 1 Hit

The hashtag, in Portuguese, is #EiBolsonaroVaiTomarNoCu.

  • Mar 6, 2019
  • 2:56 PM

Backlash Ensues After ¡Hola! Magazine Whitewashes Yalitza Aparicio

“I’ve always felt proud of who I am and where I come from,” is one of the quotes the widely-read magazine decided to highlight—ironically.

  • Feb 27, 2019
  • 4:55 PM

With Five Journalists Killed in Mexico Since AMLO Came Into Power, Will Freedom of the Press Change Under His Term?

On February 16, journalist Reynaldo López was shot and killed in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.

  • Feb 26, 2019
  • 1:01 PM

In Puerto Rico, a Nonprofit Wants More Women Like Ocasio-Cortez in Public Office

The workshops are non-partisan and free of charge.

  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 4:30 PM

The Least ‘Diverse’ City in the United States Is Full of Latinos

A WalletHub report considered Hialeah, Florida, as the least “diverse” city in the United States.

  • Feb 16, 2019
  • 12:49 PM

El Salvador’s President-Elect Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, as LGBTQ Community Struggles for Acceptance

The social media savvy candidate said he had gay friends and acquaintances, but added that marriage could only happen between a man and a woman.

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • 8:24 AM

El Chapo Trial Enters Day Three of Deliberations: Here’s a List to Make Sense of It All

We put together a short sampling of nonfiction audio and video pieces.

  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 1:42 PM

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