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Puerto Rico Statehood Violates International Law (OPINION)

There is nothing progressive about that.

  • Jan 11, 2021
  • 5:42 PM

How COVID-19 Has Impacted NYC’s Latino Comedy Scene

The COVID-19 lockdown initially brought live stand-up comedy to a grinding halt, and some clubs have been shuttered indefinitely.

  • Jan 5, 2021
  • 3:33 PM

From Protest to Power: How the Latino Vote Flexed Its Muscles in 2020 (OPINION)

Many reporters and pundits have failed to report on one of the most important trends this election—the massive growth in the Latino vote that will reshape the political landscape of our country for years to come.

  • Jan 4, 2021
  • 12:33 PM

Survey: What Residents in Areas Most Affected by COVID-19 Want You to Know

The results show almost universal distrust of the government’s goal to protect them or their community, wariness about receiving the vaccine and an urgent need for more information.

  • Jan 4, 2021
  • 10:24 AM

It’s Time California Had Its First Mexican American U.S. Senator (OPINION)

Mexican Americans have been instrumental in building California, making it the economic powerhouse that it is today. Yet rarely have our contributions been recognized.

  • Dec 18, 2020
  • 4:14 PM

Learning the Lessons of the Latino Vote (OPINION)

Georgia will determine control of the Senate. The votes of Latinos, who have suffered badly during the pandemic, could be decisive.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 6:08 PM

‘No Possible Peace:’ Rising Construction Worker Deaths in New York and Tennessee

Advocates and workers are demanding change after years of high fatality rates in the construction industry. What can be done depends heavily on the labor organizing landscape in each state.

  • Dec 16, 2020
  • 1:10 PM

Guía antirracista para periodistas hispanohablantes en los Estados Unidos

El reclamo inició un proceso de redacción y edición colectiva a cargo de expertas afrolatinas que acaba de concluir.

  • Dec 3, 2020
  • 12:49 PM

The Fallacy of a Statehood Win in Puerto Rico’s Elections (OPINION)

The United States prefers to maintain the status quo and keep Puerto Rico a colony.

  • Nov 19, 2020
  • 6:25 PM

The Mexican Wall That Fell on Trump (OPINION)

Mexican Americans proved to be Donald Trump’s Achilles heel in this historic election.

  • Nov 17, 2020
  • 3:36 PM

The Wall and Why It Never Mattered (OPINION)

In the end, Trump never even needed a physical wall to prevent people from seeking refuge in the U.S.

  • Nov 17, 2020
  • 11:28 AM

The Barriers Latino Voters in North Carolina Are Facing in 2020 (OPINION)

Navigating arduous voter registration laws in a state like North Carolina is a complicated matrix for first-time voters, and first-time vote-by-mail voters.

  • Nov 2, 2020
  • 1:06 PM

Mobilizing Voters Starts With a National Child Care Movement (OPINION)

This election year, mothers, early childhood educators, and child care providers are part of intentional, relational organizing voter programs to connect with voters they know.

  • Oct 22, 2020
  • 1:24 PM

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

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