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Searching for Answers Three Years After Hurricane Maria (OPINION)

The need for answers is just as pressing as ever.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 5:36 PM

Trump’s Lies Are Killing My Community: He Needs to Go (OPINION)

As someone who came here from Colombia so many years ago in search of a better life, it’s painful to watch members of my own community suffer so acutely.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 1:30 PM

Our Vote Must Be Earned (OPINION)

Latinos can no longer be an afterthought.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

Latinos Need to See Structural, Systemic Racism Right Now (OPINION)

Survey data show that Latinos are less likely than others to think about policing as a racial justice issue.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 4:55 PM

Puerto Rican Electoral Might Will Not Be as Mighty Under Statehood (OPINION)

The phenomenon of Puerto Rican transnational political impact could be lost.

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 12:36 PM

¡Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante! Remembering Scholar-Activist Miriam Jiménez Román

She was an influential pioneering architect of the Afro-Latinx Studies movement.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 4:35 PM

Achieving Cultural Equity: A Call and Response with Dr. Marta Moreno Vega

Dr. Marta Moreno Vega created the Creative Justice Initiative (CJI) a little over two years ago with the intention of building an intergenerational, inclusive platform to confront systemic inequality.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 3:04 PM

President Trump Must Stop Demonizing and Dehumanizing TPS Recipients (OPINION)

Many immigrants like me are terrified that at any moment we can be separated from our families, or sent to crowded, inhumane detention centers—more dangerous than ever in the face of COVD-19.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 12:41 PM

#COVID911: Latino Community Responds to Coronavirus Crisis

The pain and impact of this disease on our community is disproportionate to our share of the population.

  • Sep 1, 2020
  • 10:19 AM

Dear Biden Campaign: Pay Attention to Puerto Rican Voters in Pennsylvania, They Could Swing the Election (OPINION)

In Pennsylvania, Puerto Ricans in particular are going to be mobilized by other Puerto Ricans, especially if they come from those same communities. It is baffling to us that the Biden campaign does not seem to get this point, even if campaign statements about the island still trickle out. So what is at stake?

  • Aug 13, 2020
  • 12:24 PM

One Year After Mississippi Raids, ICE Is a Threat to Workers Everywhere (OPINION)

If someone wanted to make us disappear, they’ve only made clear that we can no longer be invisible.

  • Aug 10, 2020
  • 4:41 PM

As the Daughter of an ICE Detainee, Here’s What I Learned From a Deep Dive Into Immigration Raids (OPINION)

Although I did not experience these six raids myself, I am writing from the perspective of not only a student researcher, but as a daughter with a parent at an ICE facility amidst a global pandemic.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 5:29 PM

We Must Do Better to Protect and Support Cleaning Workers During COVID-19 (OPINION)

Now, during the most virulent outbreak in a century, we must do better to protect and support cleaning workers.

  • Jul 31, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

Nomademic: Dismantle the Walls That Plague Us (OPINION)

The virus has managed to act out one of America’s most obsessively repeated storylines, in which the nation is invaded by a dangerous outside element.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

Elizabeth Warren: Puerto Ricans’ Choice for Vice President (OPINION)

She has demonstrated time and again an unshakable commitment to economic development, worker justice, and debt relief for the people of Puerto Rico—before it was fashionable.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

Police Divestment Must Include LA Sheriff’s Department and Latino Voices (OPINION)

Now with growing awareness —and anger— about the systemic inequities that cut far too many Black and Brown lives short, we have to make sure that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department harmful and brutal practices are not allowed to go unchecked

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 12:52 PM

Participar en sistemas carcelarios (OPINIÓN)

Los sistemas carcelarios viven dentro de nosotros.

  • Jul 15, 2020
  • 1:43 PM

First Latino President in Sierra Club’s History Calls on Young People to Get Engaged

Originally from Puerto Rico, Mr. Ramón Cruz has a long history of involvement within the environmental movement.

  • Jul 14, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

Participating in Carceral Systems (OPINION)

Carceral frameworks live inside of us. They aren’t discrete systems outside ourselves that we can dismantle without critically examining how they shape our ideas, strategies, and visions.

  • Jul 8, 2020
  • 5:06 PM

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