In ‘This Is Not America,’ Residente Interrogates the Story of ‘America’ (OPINION)

Residente’s new music video “This is Not America” builds on and challenges Donald Glover’s (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) 2018 music video “This is America,” and one way it does so is by interrogating why people say “America” when they mean “the United States.”

  • Mar 21, 2022
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Emilio Delgado, Luis on ‘Sesame Street’ for 45 Years, Dies

Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” died Thursday.

  • Mar 12, 2022
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‘Unladylike2020’ Spanish Translation Launches During Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the award-winning series Unladylike2020, which tells the inspiring stories of little-known American heroines and the women who follow in their footsteps, has announced that its content is now available with Spanish subtitles.

  • Mar 9, 2022
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A Puerto Rico for a Ukraine (OPINION)

If the United States wants Russia to keep its hands off Ukraine, or wants any nation to respect its neighbors, it must first practice what it commands.

  • Feb 24, 2022
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The Happy Land Fire of 1990

Latino Rebels Radio: February 10, 2022

  • Feb 10, 2022
  • 3:09 PM

Puerto Rico’s Normandie Hotel a Reflection of Colonialism (OPINION)

Boricuas are in an all-out struggle to save what is theirs from the crypto-barons and Wall Street vultures —their beaches, their homes, their neighborhoods and towns, and the beautiful architecture of their island— of which the Normandie is one of the brightest jewels in the crown.

  • Feb 9, 2022
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Erick Galindo on Chalino Sánchez

Latino Rebels Radio: February 3, 2022

  • Feb 3, 2022
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Group Topples Conquistador Statue in Puerto Rico, Calls for Repeal of Tax Incentives for Foreigners

“Ahead of the supposed visit of the King of Spain, Felipe VI to Puerto Rico and the escalation of gringo invaders siezing our lands, we want to send a clear message: Niether Kings Nor Gringo Invaders; Borikén is ours,” the group said in a statement.

  • Jan 25, 2022
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‘Running With the Rebels’: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Latino Journalist Tells His Story

Then, as now, American journalists were overwhelmingly Euro-Americans, or we can say, simply middle-class white people, who grew up with the privileges afforded to those who lived in mainstream America. They could not see the world as I did.

  • Jan 12, 2022
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El Paso Mural Glosses Over Chamizal Land Dispute (OPINION)

‘Blurred Boundaries,’ an art installation at the Chamizal Community Center in El Paso, replicates a dominant narrative that trivializes the role of barrio women and the still-open wound of the chamizal treaty between Mexico and the United States.

  • Jan 7, 2022
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Immigration Reform for Essential Workers and Victims of Domestic Violence Is Long Overdue (OPINION)

The term “living in the shadows” is something I’m familiar with, having grown up waiting for some type of path that would allow me to become a legal resident. I did so while surviving a relationship that involved domestic violence.

  • Jan 6, 2022
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Healing Chimayó (A Latino USA Podcast)

One woman’s mission to help heal a community fractured by generations of opioid use and overdose.

  • Dec 10, 2021
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The Lonely Struggle to Preserve Colombia’s African History

Muntú Bantú is an independently run center dedicated to the memory of the African diaspora, the only one of its kind in Colombia. After 20 years of very hard work, however, support for and interest in the project remains scarce. 

  • Dec 8, 2021
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Being a Good Mexican in Chicago This Christmas (OPINION)

Most Mexicans in Chicago get their masa from El Milagro. But now that workers at the company are in a dispute with management, this December presents a moral dilemma concerning the tradition of making tamales for Christmas.

  • Dec 7, 2021
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Somos en Escrito Releases 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Chicano Manifesto’

“My intent is that new generations of Mexican Americans join with the elder Chicanas and Chicanos to face the next 50 years with a plan, with a commitment to preserving and enhancing la cultura Chicana,” said author Armando Rendón in a statement.

  • Dec 3, 2021
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‘The End of Silence’: A Review of Antonio Turok’s Photography

The series of photographs in “The End of Silence,” which ran at the Eastern Projects Gallery in Los Angeles from October 9 to November 27, documents a 40-year span that follows Indigenous resistance and communal cultures of Latin America.

  • Dec 1, 2021
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Today Barbados, Tomorrow Puerto Rico (OPINION)

At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, the Caribbean nation of Barbados bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, becoming the world’s youngest republic. Though largely symbolic, the act will resonate throughout the Caribbean, especially in its oldest colony, Puerto Rico. 

  • Nov 30, 2021
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How the Climate Crisis Fuels the Migrant One and Hits Latinos Especially Hard (OPINION)

It’s been a terrible century or so for Central America, but last year was especially rough.

  • Nov 23, 2021
  • 11:47 AM

VIDEO: On the Christie’s Auction of Taíno Artifacts

The auctioning of Taíno artifacts at Christie’s in Paris has led to a firestorm on social media, as Puerto Ricans and Taíno descendants call on the auction house to return items they believe were stolen and rightly belong to the people of Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 19, 2021
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Teresa Urrea: The Mexican Joan Of Arc (A Latino USA Podcast)

We follow the life of Teresa Urrea and remember the legacy of this revolutionary woman decades ahead of her time.

  • Nov 5, 2021
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How I Made It: Rodrigo Reyes And ‘499’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

Reyes reflects on what it meant to go back to Cortés’ route on the 500 anniversary of the fall of the Aztec empire, and what he hopes viewers will take away from his film

  • Nov 2, 2021
  • 10:41 AM

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