Latino Rebels

Life of a Seasonal Farmworker in the Time of Coronavirus

“I mean, if you aren’t healthy, you can’t work. And if you can’t work because you get sick and have no protections, you can’t get paid and send that money back to your family in Mexico,” Misael said.

  • Apr 7, 2020
  • 6:53 PM

Here’s to the Vanguardia

Latino Rebels Radio: April 5, 2020

  • Apr 5, 2020
  • 9:29 PM

WATCH: Latino Rebels Hosts Virtual Town Hall Answering Key Questions Latinos Have About the Census

Some of what was discussed included specifics about the government census and how this data is used to provide resources for local communities

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • 2:20 PM

Comic Book Superhero ‘La Borinqueña’ Is the Face of Crowdfunding N95 Masks for Frontline COVID-19 Workers

The face of Masks for America is La Borinqueña, a Puerto Rican comic book superhero created by award-winning graphic novelist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 1:33 PM

New Digital Platform Uncovers 100 Years of Dominican Music in the US

The project highlights the impact of Dominicans in American musical traditions, from the Harlem Renaissance, to the birth of salsa and hip-hop, to the giants in Dominican music we love today. 

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 11:12 AM

Pepper Spray Used Against Immigrant Women Detainees in Louisiana Detention Center

“This immediate use of force was conducted consistent with agency protocol,” an ICE spokesperson said.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 5:00 PM

Immigrant Detention During COVID-19

Latino Rebels Radio: March 31, 2020

  • Mar 31, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

PEPITO Creators Say Popular Comic Strip No Longer Part of Puerto Rico’s NotiCel Outlet

“In recent days, however, NotiCel was sold to a new owner, one affiliated with the political party in power,” a release said. “Pepito’s readers were worried about Pepito’s future.”

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 8:59 PM

Artificial Intelligence and Immigrant Communities

Latino Rebels Radio: March 29, 2020

  • Mar 29, 2020
  • 11:20 PM

Free Them All

Latino Rebels Radio: March 28, 2020

  • Mar 28, 2020
  • 6:35 PM

10 Immigrant Detainees Released From ICE Facilities During COVID-19 Crisis

The order finds that ICE has been and continues to be deliberately indifferent to serious medical needs and ignores the threat caused by COVID-19 “that will likely cause imminent, life-threatening illness.”

  • Mar 27, 2020
  • 10:20 AM

Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra on Coping as an Artist by Taking Performances To Instagram

“The world has changed considerably and I think it’s healthy we face that, but we won’t lose music and we won’t lose songs,” Segarra told Latino Rebels.

  • Mar 26, 2020
  • 4:40 PM

ICE Detainees Announce Hunger Strike in Louisiana Prisons as Mississippi Organizations Call for Their Release

“Who is protecting us? Who is worried about us? We have families. Mom, dad, siblings, daughters, sons. Our families outside are worried about us,” F said in a recording.

  • Mar 26, 2020
  • 8:19 AM

Residente Interviews El Salvador President Nayib Bukele About Coronavirus

In an Instagram LIVE, Residente asked Bukele about the ways in which he is combating the spread of COVID-19 in El Salvador.

  • Mar 25, 2020
  • 7:05 PM

Pew Says That US Latinos Are More Worried About Virus Threat to Personal Finances and Health

“The spread of the coronavirus has the potential to hit many of the nation’s nearly 60 million Latinos particularly hard,” Pew noted.

  • Mar 25, 2020
  • 11:26 AM

Dr. Anthony Fauci Was on Telemundo to Talk About COVID-19

“We appreciate Telemundo for hosting Dr. Fauci in this critical time as we work to best inform the public,” a White House official noted in a statement.

  • Mar 24, 2020
  • 11:56 AM

In a World Filled With Chaos, Ana Tijoux’ New Single ‘Antifa Dance’ Beacons Us to Fight Back

“A few years ago, it was unthinkable to reassess the word fascism,” the Chilean rapper said.

  • Mar 23, 2020
  • 4:17 PM

80 Organizations Call on Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Board to Release Billions in Cash Reserve to Help During COVID-19 Crisis

“Not doing so could spell disaster for hundreds of thousands,” the letter said.

  • Mar 23, 2020
  • 11:55 AM

This Is Nothing We’ve Ever Seen Before (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: March 22, 2020

  • Mar 22, 2020
  • 11:56 PM

A ‘Corrido del Coronavirus’ From Phoenix’s Alan and Roberto

“We should be spending more time together anyway, as life is too short to be apart from loved ones,” a release about the new corrido says.

  • Mar 21, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

Ousted Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Is Now Giving Scientific Explanations About Coronavirus Pandemic

In countless Facebook videos, the former governor argues how foresight will be critical to flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • Mar 20, 2020
  • 1:47 PM