“Takeover,” a new short opinion documentary produced by the New York Times, tells the story of the 1970 occupation of Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx by the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican revolutionary organization formed in the spirit of and in solidarity with the Black Panther Party.
On Thursday, groups advocating for better treatment of Haitian asylum seekers published a full-page ad in the Washington, D.C. edition of the New York Times, calling on Pres. Joe Biden to end Title 42 and the continued expulsion of Haitian migrants.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order.
A report published last week by the Immigrant Defense Project and the Transnational Institute follows the growing use of “smart borders” and the rhetoric used by the federal government to make smart borders seem more humane than physical barriers.
Administrators at a Chicago high school are investigating an incident that occurred during the school’s homecoming dance over the weekend, in which white students kneeled and booed during a Spanish-language song.
On Friday, the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization said it cut ties with Facebook after a whistleblower revealed that Facebook has been intentionally promoting products and policies that harm the Latino community and undermine democratic principles.
Suni Reyes takes the stage to share some of her latest material about Puerto Rico, Dominicans and oh yeah, colonialism.
Representatives from leading civil rights organizations express outrage at treatment of Haitian and other Black immigrants at U.S.-Mexico border.
The study, called “Workforce Diversity: Analysis of Federal Data Shows Hispanics Are Underrepresented in the Media Industry,” noted that “Hispanics are underrepresented in the media industry compared to their representation in the rest of the workforce.”
As a follow-up to a series of pro-independence marches for Puerto Rico that happened across nine U.S. cities on August 9, the San Juan counterpart —originally postponed that day due to a pending tropical storm— happened this past Sunday.
According to some social media posts and press releases from organizers, marches took place in the following cities: Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Oakland, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.