Latino Rebels

IN THE HEIGHTS Dreams Big in Newly Released Movie Trailer (VIDEO)

The In The Heights trailer dropped this morning and it makes you feel that, just like the characters in the movie, summer of 2020 will be full of dreams. 

  • Dec 12, 2019
  • 2:04 PM

ICE Releases 2019 Enforcement Report

In the interest of sharing what the government is telling you, we are posting the full report here.

  • Dec 11, 2019
  • 6:04 PM

Senior Scholars See Tenure Denial at Harvard as Undermining Latinx Students

The letter presents a critical indictment of Harvard’s ability to properly evaluate Lorgia García Peña’s scholarship and to understand the invaluable contributions that Latinx and Ethnic Studies make to the larger academic community.

  • Dec 10, 2019
  • 9:56 AM

More Than 20 Organizations Sign Letter to US House Committee, Calling for Puerto Rico’s Decolonization and Sovereignty

“Without sovereignty there is no autonomy, and without autonomy there is no accountability. This is where Puerto Rico finds itself, fundamentally disempowered through its colonial status,” Boricuas Unidos en la Diaspora spokesperson Diana Isabel Sotomayor said.

  • Dec 9, 2019
  • 11:33 AM

The Legacy of Selena Quintanilla Is the Focus of a New College Course

Latino Rebels Radio: December 8, 2019.

  • Dec 8, 2019
  • 10:04 PM

Immigrant Rights Groups to Mayor Pete: Return Donations From ICE-Enabling McKinsey and Its Employees

McKinsey & Company employees have donated more than $53,000 to the Buttigieg campaign.

  • Dec 6, 2019
  • 10:50 AM

In Colombia, Protesters Demand Better Protection of Indigenous People and Government Commitment to Peace Treaty

Thousands of Colombians occupied the streets of different cities in the third strike against President Iván Duque.

  • Dec 5, 2019
  • 12:48 PM

In Orlando Sentinel Op-Ed, Joe Biden Shares His Campaign Platform for Puerto Rico

In a guest opinion piece published Thursday by The Orlando Sentinel, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laid out several campaign positions about Puerto Rico. The piece, titled “Joe Biden: Puerto Rico deserves more respect than Donald Trump has given,” starts by placing blame on Donald Trump’s response to hurricane recovery and the fact that Puerto […]

  • Dec 5, 2019
  • 9:50 AM

NYC Comptroller Calls on City to Stop Working With McKinsey: ‘I Am Deeply Disturbed’

A recent report states that the consulting firm helped ICE make inhumane cuts to their resources.

  • Dec 4, 2019
  • 3:02 PM

Sarasota’s Martin Hyde Apologizes for ‘Racially Insensitive’ Comments Towards Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players

“If I got enough balls to tell people off and to be aggressive towards them, I have to face the reality that my behavior was wrong. It was racially insensitive. It was inappropriate,” Hyde said.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 10:22 PM

Students and Scholars Rally Behind Latina Professor Who Was Denied Tenure at Harvard

A letter already signed by over 2,000 people is demanding that the university reconsider.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 2:49 PM

Sarasota Politician Who Confronted Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players Allegedly Had Previous Racist Incident

A new story published Tuesday by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune referred to a February police report.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 1:27 PM

The Latin Americans of Australia

Latino Rebels Radio: December 1, 2019.

  • Dec 1, 2019
  • 9:57 PM

Video Shows Man Berating Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Player at Private Florida Club for Speaking Spanish

“You told us to cut grass,” one boy said.
“So what,” the man said.

  • Nov 29, 2019
  • 3:48 PM

The Immigrant Rights Organizer Who Confronted Biden About Obama Deportations

Latino Rebels Radio: November 24, 2019.

  • Nov 24, 2019
  • 3:27 PM

Substitute HS Teacher in Texas Caught on Video Telling Latino Student to ‘Speak English, We’re in America’

LULAC is calling for the teacher to be permanently banned from teaching.

  • Nov 22, 2019
  • 3:37 PM

When Pressed About Obama’s Deportation Legacy, Biden Tells Immigrant Rights Leader to ‘Vote for Trump’

“By now, it is clear that the immigrant community cannot trust Biden,” Carlos Rojas said in a statement after the campaign event.

  • Nov 22, 2019
  • 8:12 AM

Lehman College’s Latinx Student Alliance Pens Letter Demanding Diversity in English Department Curriculum

One of the demands includes “Reduction of British-focused courses.”

  • Nov 21, 2019
  • 4:24 PM

The New ‘Migrant Justice Platform’ Calls for Significant Change of US Immigration Debate

Organizers are calling it “the beginning of a much-needed policy conversation.”

  • Nov 20, 2019
  • 9:08 AM

#ICYMI, Univision Held a 2020 Election Event With 8 Democratic Candidates (VIDEO)

The candidates who attended the event were Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang. (Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren did not attend the event.)

  • Nov 18, 2019
  • 1:53 PM

Political Complexity in Latin America

Latino Rebels Radio: November 17, 2019.

  • Nov 17, 2019
  • 11:26 AM