Latino Rebels

Latino Rebels Radio LIVE: Justice for Andrés Guardado

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.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 12:48 PM

Her Name Was Sandy Guardiola

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.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 12:25 PM

Yulín Cruz on China COVID-19 Joke: ‘If I Hurt Anybody by That, I Apologize’

“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.

  • Jun 20, 2020
  • 6:11 PM

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.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 3:43 PM

UPDATE: Univision Cancels El Azote Program and Terminates Contract With Dávila Colón

“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.

  • Jun 17, 2020
  • 11:10 PM

PEW: 75% of Americans Support Permanent Status Pathway for Undocumented Population

“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.

  • Jun 17, 2020
  • 6:06 PM

Human Rights Campaign Calls for Cancellation of Puerto Rico TV Show ‘La Comay’ 

‘La Comay’ has a long history of spreading racist, homophobic and transphobic propaganda, the HRC statement said.

  • Jun 17, 2020
  • 11:48 AM

Homeland Insecurity: A Conversation With Erika Andiola

Latino Rebels Radio: June 14, 2020

  • Jun 14, 2020
  • 11:59 PM

‘Como Duele’ (Bomba 4 Big Floyd)

“George helped me carry my Bomba Drum after many shows  in Minneapolis,” Maria Isa said in an email to Latino Rebels.

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:59 PM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Issues Statement on Lack of Diversity in American Publishing

“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.

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:24 PM

Moving Beyond ‘Performative Allyship’

What real solidarity looks like.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 2:58 PM

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.”

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 5:38 PM

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.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 5:08 PM

Chelsea Strong

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.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

Dear Detroit Free Press: Did You Add Racist Language to Your Facebook Live Stream?

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.”

  • Jun 4, 2020
  • 3:41 PM

Minnesota Grieves

It’s been a week since George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis.

  • Jun 2, 2020
  • 11:11 AM

Summoning the Courage to Change the Power Structure

Latino Rebels Radio: May 31, 2020

  • May 31, 2020
  • 3:48 PM

Detained Migrant Letters Shared With Advocates Paint ‘Harrowing Picture’ of COVID-19 Fears

“There are 120 of us in a small space and that’s how the pandemic spreads faster,” one part of a letter said.

  • May 29, 2020
  • 8:49 AM

#TómateloEnSerioMX: Mexico’s Independent Journalists Unite to Stop Misinformation (VIDEO)

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.

  • May 28, 2020
  • 4:22 PM

RAICES Texas Releases New Documentary Podcast ‘Homeland Insecurity’

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.

  • May 28, 2020
  • 1:00 PM

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