Host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomed L.A. Taco’s Memo Torres, who has been covering the story since the beginning, and Latino Rebels special correspondent Melinna Bobadilla, who covered the Sunday #JusticeForAndrés protest.
Sandy Guardiola was killed in her home on October 4, 2017 by a Canandaigua (NY) police officer. She was a mother who proudly identified as a Black Puerto Rican woman.
“It was said without wanting to harm anybody but one needs to say that it can be offensive. If I hurt anybody by that, I apologize. My track record is clear,” Yulín Cruz told David Begnaud of CBS News.
Letter From Former Puerto Rico Senator Says Election Fraud Would Occur in Florida If PR Voting Bill Becomes Law
The letter was also sent to several members of Congress, the National Association of Secretaries of State and the head of the Federal Election Commission.
“Upon investigating his broadcast, Univision has immediately terminated its contract with Mr. Colon and canceled his program. We deeply regret the utterance of this slur on our air in Puerto Rico,” a Univision Communications statement said.
“There should be a way for them to stay in the country legally, if certain requirements are met” was the top answer in the poll.
‘La Comay’ has a long history of spreading racist, homophobic and transphobic propaganda, the HRC statement said.
“George helped me carry my Bomba Drum after many shows in Minneapolis,” Maria Isa said in an email to Latino Rebels.
“We appreciate the open conversation and listening, but more importantly, we are awaiting action because we have been here before. We demand change,” CHC Chair Joaquin Castro said in a statement.
Mijente Launches Online Petition, Telling Univision and Telemundo That ‘Black Lives Matter En Español También’
National activist collective says “our families deserve accurate and educational news coverage from our Spanish-language television networks.”
Rebel Diaz and Tef Poe Collab With Sa-Roc, Bambu, T-Dubb-O, and Rah Digga for Unapologetic Anti-Police Brutality Track
“Rather go out standing, than down on my knees,” Rah Digga raps at one point.
On this episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela talks with Damali Vidot, a Chelsea City Councilor and 2020 candidate for State Representative.
The picture in the post exhibited a caravan of people protesting the murder of George Floyd with an accompanying caption that read: “For all the white washed latinos, they’re chanting no killer cops, no ICE! So, y’all can stfu already trying to cause division among people of color.”
Cosecha Movement Raises Over $1.5 Million in Emergency COVID-19 Fund for Undocumented Workers and Families
Organizers set a new goal at $2 million.
“There are 120 of us in a small space and that’s how the pandemic spreads faster,” one part of a letter said.
The initiative is not only about informing the public, but also about strengthening the country’s media sector, particularly at a time when journalists are under attack and constant threat.
The podcast explores the roots of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and how an agency created to protect us from terrorism has instead been weaponized against immigrants.