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Latino Rebels Radio: July 21, 2019

  • Jul 21, 2019
  • 4:35 PM

What School Segregation Looks Like in the US Today, in 4 Charts

Despite years of government desegregation efforts and the proven benefits of integrated schools, our recently published research shows that U.S. school segregation is higher than it has been in decades.

  • Jul 19, 2019
  • 9:05 AM

How ‘The Squad’ Can Stop ICE and Help the Immigrant Community (OPINION)

The Squad can do anything these women set their collective mind and values to.

  • Jul 18, 2019
  • 2:10 PM

Panamanian TV Host Asks: Where Are the Black Latinas in Reggaeton? (VIDEO)

“We have a problem, we want black music but we don’t want black women?” says Gata, a 25-year-old show host.

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • 5:00 PM

Afro-Colombian Environmental Activist Francia Márquez Survives Attack from Armed Men

“This unfortunate situation we had to go through has been one of many situations that leaders in the country have to deal with.”

  • May 6, 2019
  • 4:59 PM

New Collective Seeks to Affirm the Experiences of Black Latinas Within Latino Studies

“We stand together to name Black Latina women as central to the popular and formal scholarship on race within Latinidad.”

  • Apr 30, 2019
  • 4:50 PM

Students and Educators Across Dominican Republic Are Rocking Their Natural Hair Today to Protest Discrimination

Women and girls are also posting images online to show their black pride.

  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 1:36 PM

The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education Released Video Celebrating Natural Hair, Hours Later Woman Behind It Was Fired

Much like the roots of antiblackness in the country itself, the people in power seem to stop at no cost to maintain white supremacy.

  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 2:48 PM

Chula

Latino Rebels Radio: March 24, 2019

  • Mar 24, 2019
  • 3:43 PM

LATINOS OUT LOUD Interviews Our Digital Media Editor Amanda Alcántara About Her Upcoming Book ‘Chula’

During the interview, they discuss some of the surprising inspirations behind the book and facing the fear of publishing independently.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 2:37 PM

Must-Watch: A Needed Conversation Among Afro-Latinx and African Americans on Anti-Blackness

The panel allowed space for a rich and open dialogue that pushed the envelope. 

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 4:42 PM

21 Savage Released on Bond, Lawyers Say He Is Grateful for the Community’s Support

The Grammy-nominated artist was detained on Sunday, February 3 by ICE.

  • Feb 12, 2019
  • 4:39 PM

21 Savage’s Lawyers Say His Detention ‘Serves No Other Purpose Than to Unnecessarily Punish Him’

The law firm says that “never hid his immigration status.”

  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 12:44 PM

Twitter Users React to Netflix’s SIEMPRE BRUJA, Critiquing the Show for Following Racist Tropes

Depicting a romance between an enslaved woman and a slaveowner? We got problems.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 3:39 PM

21 Savage Arrested by ICE Less Than a Week After Denouncing Child Detentions on Live TV

“Been through some things so I can’t imagine my kids stuck at the border,” said 21 Savage during his performance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, on January 29.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 12:11 PM

What Is the Green New Deal?

Let #AmandaLaQueManda explain. 

  • Jan 25, 2019
  • 1:36 PM

5 Popular Latin Christmas Songs for Immigrants and Those Far Away from Home

In this episode of “Amanda La Qu Manda,” Amanda Alcántara lists five songs from Latinoamérica y el Caribe that touch on this topic.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 1:57 PM

People vs. Amazon

Amazon says it wants to build one of its headquarters in Long Island City in Queens, and communities are taking a vow to fight back.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 3:55 PM

Fighting Femicide and Machismo in Puerto Rico

Latino Rebels Radio: December 2, 2018

  • Dec 2, 2018
  • 4:28 PM

The State of Violence Against Women in Latin America

AMANDA LA QUE MANDA is back, and we’re so happy to feature Amanda here.

  • Nov 25, 2018
  • 5:09 PM

There’s a Petition to Include the Word ‘Afro-Latina’ in the Dictionary

Poet Melania-Luisa Marte started it, hoping to bring more visibility the term.

  • Oct 30, 2018
  • 2:03 PM