Injustice

New Report Details How Thousands of Immigrants Suffer in Solitary Confinement

In 187 of these cases, detainees lasted more than six months in solitary confinement.

  • May 23, 2019
  • 3:23 PM

Long Considered a High Honor, the Valedictorian Tradition Faces an Uncertain Future

Earlier this year, Natalie Ramos, a graduating senior in Vallejo, California, protested on social media when she was told she would have to share the valedictorian honor with nine other students.

  • May 20, 2019
  • 4:13 PM

Closing Arguments in Landmark Class Action, Gonzalez v. ICE

“Trump and ICE can’t change the subject.  This trial has exposed the illegality at the heart of ICE’s dragnet,” said Pablo Alvarado, NDLON Executive Director.  

  • May 17, 2019
  • 3:17 PM

NDLON: Reaction to Leak of Planned ICE Escalation

“Will local and federal Democrats enact policies that protect immigrants and reject collusion with ICE, or will we hear the usual rhetoric using immigration as a wedge issue for the next election?”

  • May 14, 2019
  • 4:36 PM

‘Uncaged Art’ Exhibit Gives Voice to Migrant Children Detained in Tornillo Tent City

The experiences of migrant children detained in a Texas tent city are on display at a rare exhibit of their art at UT El Paso’s Centennial Museum.

  • May 13, 2019
  • 5:31 PM

Truth, Justice and Declassification: Secret Archives Show US Helped Argentine Military Wage ‘Dirty War’ That Killed 30,000

Documents include the forced disappearances of 30,000 people, international assassination squads that stalked their victims abroad and the kidnapping of hundreds of babies born in detention.

  • May 10, 2019
  • 2:29 PM

The Voices of Intersectionality: Life as a Disabled Latinx

The combined effects of being marginalized through ableism and racism, as a Disabled Latinx, can weigh heavily.

  • May 8, 2019
  • 3:05 PM

The Intercept’s ‘Bodies in the Borderland’ Documents Criminalization of Arizona Humanitarian Aid Worker

The multimedia report documents how Warren’s arrest was part of a series of actions taken by the Trump administration against the work done by human aid volunteers at the border.

  • May 7, 2019
  • 5:36 PM

In Colombia, Civil Society Fights for Peace

Across cities and rural areas, Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and peasant communities are leading the resistance against the state’s dismantling of Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accords under President Iván Duque.

  • May 3, 2019
  • 1:57 PM

And They Will Inherit It

Latino USA takes a look at the Empire Zinc strike.

  • May 1, 2019
  • 4:18 PM

More Than 40 Organizations Oppose Puerto Rico Governor’s ‘Consensus’ Bill on Conversion Therapy for Minors

“The real consensus is against the religious liberty and reparative therapies bills,” a statement organized by Comité Amplio para la Búsqueda de la Equidad (CABE) said.

  • Apr 29, 2019
  • 8:41 PM

A Poem About Getting a Paycheck During the Time of Trump

“you asked why I was so angry”

  • Apr 20, 2019
  • 11:55 AM

Breaking the Silence: A Futuro Media Community Podcast Lab Production

Latino Rebels Radio: April 11, 2019

  • Apr 11, 2019
  • 11:18 AM

Reps. Cuellar and Escobar Introduce Resolution Condemning Trump’s Threat to Shut Down Border

“Closing down any one of the ports of entry, let alone the whole border, would have a myriad of unintended and irreparable economic, diplomatic, cultural, and humanitarian consequences.”

  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 11:16 AM

ACLU Issues Complaint Demanding Investigation Into Abuses in Outdoor Border Patrol Detention Facility

The complaint, sent to officials within the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, calls for an immediate end to the caging of immigrants in outdoor holding areas.

  • Apr 3, 2019
  • 12:29 PM

Central American (In)Visibility: A Poem

Zero tolerance policies/Combined with white supremacy

  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 9:47 AM

An Update From Ravi Ragbir About His Immigration Case (VIDEO)

The immigrant rights activist talks to IN THE THICK about what has happened to him since he faced on order of deportation last year.

  • Mar 30, 2019
  • 11:03 AM

‘Todos Somos Martha’: Ecuadorians Protest Gender Violence, Femicide and Xenophobia

There are now approximately 600 registered femicides in Ecuador since January 1, 2014.

  • Mar 28, 2019
  • 3:54 PM

Houston-Area Elected Official Apologizes After Telling Harris County Judge to ‘Speak English’

“This is not Mexico,” Chambers County Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Tice said.

  • Mar 27, 2019
  • 1:51 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

Booting the Braids: Farmworkers Lead the Way Across Campuses to Boycott Wendy’s

Since 2013, the nationally renowned Coalition for Immokalee Workers and its partnering Student/Farmworker Alliance has led a fervent campaign to get Wendy’s to join the Fair Food Program.

  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 2:13 PM