Congressional Latinos Launch ‘Ya Tu Sabes!’ YouTube Show to Combat Misinformation
Ahead of the midterm elections, on Friday the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus launched ‘Ya Tu Sabes!,’ a YouTube show to provide Latino voters across the country with content that is entertaining, educational, and representative.
Spanish Language Coalition Thanks the FTC for Initiative to Protect Latinx Online
The Spanish Language Disinformation Coalition sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, thanking the agency for its plans to initiate a new rulemaking to protect Latinx consumers and prevent unfair and deceptive practices by online platforms.
Report Outlines Methods Used by Popular Anti-Immigration Videos on YouTube
Anti-immigration groups have been “employing highly effective and consistent visual styles, messaging format and narrative strategy” in videos posted to YouTube in their effort to convince viewers to adopt more hardline beliefs, as a new report lays out. Conducted by the immigration advocacy non-profit Define American, the study titled “Immigration Will Destroy Us & Other […]
The Age of Misinformation (OPINION)
Some tips on navigating the age of misinformation from board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patino.
Latino Lawmakers Demand Meeting With Tech CEOs on Spanish-Language Misinformation Campaigns
Last week, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus went public with letters sent on January 14 to the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok “respectfully requesting a meeting” to discuss Spanish-language misinformation on their platforms.
Young Undocumented Immigrants Build a Community on TikTok
DACA recipients have turned to TikTok to gain control of the media narrative of Dreamers, using the app as a safe space for undocumented youth to connect with one another and share resources.
The Pandemic Is Changing How Brazilians Worship and Pray
With temples and churches closed, priests and pastors have successfully moved their services online, their streams reaching thousands of believers and potentially revitalizing their faith during dark times.
Latino-Led Groups Launch First-Ever Bilingual Online Academy Against Gerrymandering
The Hispanic Federation and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice launched the Redistricting Academy, a first-of-its-kind bilingual resource center which aims to empower Latinos “to advocate for district maps that reflect the diversity of their population,” according to a press release.
Emprendimiento latino (VIDEO)
Existe todo un mundo de inversión en el emprendimiento que requiere de toda una educación especial que no te enseñan en la escuela.
How Kobe Bryant Is Part of My American Immigrant Story
Kobe and the Lakers made me part of something when I felt I had nothing.
José Rivera Jr. on Ungendered Love and ‘Exploding Beautifully and Colorfully From the Inside Out’
“Ungendered love is all love. We all experience love, and have somehow been taught that love has a gender to which you must fit your puzzle piece to,” Rivera Jr. tells Latino Rebels.
Merriam-Webster Adds ‘Latinx’ to Its Dictionary
“Latinx purposefully breaks with Spanish’s gendered grammatical tradition.”
Watch RACING IN COCAINE VALLEY, a New Al Jazeera Mini-Doc
In a place where many feel unfairly stereotyped.
A Sci-Fi Vision of Ecuador: Carlos Villarreal Kwasek
Andean Sky tells the story of an immigrant who returned to his hometown in Ecuador to reconnect with his own culture in the 26th Century.
Teachers Mocking ‘Day Without Immigrants’ at California High School: Latino Rebels Radio
Latino Rebels Radio, February 19, 2017
The Sunday That Baltimore Protested ICE Raids: An Original Video
This happened in response to reports of ICE agents arresting people.
A Viral Facebook Video Is Powerfully Confronting and Calling Out Machismo Culture
The narrative can indeed change.