Injustice

How Latinos Are Responding to the Overturning of ‘Roe v Wade’

“It’s not surprising to us,” said Lupe M. Rodríguez, executive director for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice. “We have been expecting this for many years and sounding the alarm around this possibility.”

  • Jun 28, 2022
  • 3:17 PM

Overturning ‘Roe v. Wade’ Is Disastrous for Latina Survivors of Gender-Based Violence (OPINION)

It is even harder for pregnant people facing gender-based violence to make informed, active choices about when, how, and if they want to grow their families. In order for Latinas to thrive, and to do that, we must resecure the rights, access, and power to determine our own destinies.

  • Jun 24, 2022
  • 5:58 PM

CBP Says It Will Investigate Origin of Unofficial Coin Showing Border Patrol Agent Chasing Haitian Migrant

As reported by McClatchy and the Miami Herald on Tuesday, the existence of an unofficial “challenge coin” with an engraved image of a Border Patrol agent apparently chasing a Haitian migrant on horseback has led to promises of an investigation by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

  • Jun 14, 2022
  • 6:30 PM

The Ex-Rebel Women Searching for Colombia’s Disappeared

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Yaritza, Mireya, Shirley, and Otilia travel the country searching for the bodies of those who were disappeared during the civil war.

  • Jun 14, 2022
  • 5:18 PM

Uvalde Resiste

Latino USA tells the story of resistance within this Mexican-American community—how it stood up against segregation and oppression in the past and how after such a devastating tragedy is trying to heal today.

  • Jun 10, 2022
  • 11:37 AM

Conservative Latinos Must Challenge Republican Leadership (OPINION)

News from the terrorist attack on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas exposes deep-seated anti-Latino animus in politics

  • Jun 6, 2022
  • 1:01 PM

Reflections on Uvalde

Latino Rebels Radio: June 2, 2022

  • Jun 2, 2022
  • 5:32 PM

American Samoans Ask Supreme Court to Overturn ‘Racist’ Insular Cases

A petition filed in April by American Samoans asks the Supreme Court to overturn a set of century-old rulings used to deny equal rights and federal benefits to the residents of American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam, and other U.S. territories.

  • Jun 1, 2022
  • 3:50 PM

High School Student: ‘We Can’t Turn Our Backs on America’s Gun Problem’ (OPINION)

This is not the first time or the last, sadly, that we will hear about a school shooting. But once again, people in power pay their condolences and move forward without even acting upon it, and the whole cycle keeps on going again and again.

  • May 27, 2022
  • 1:15 PM

Wisconsin Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Racist Acid Attack

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge sentenced a white Wisconsin man to a decade in prison Wednesday for throwing acid in a Latino man’s face in a racist attack at a Milwaukee bus stop.

  • May 22, 2022
  • 6:59 PM

A Buffalo Tragedy

Latino Rebels Radio: May 19, 2022

  • May 19, 2022
  • 3:31 PM

Buffalo Shooting Latest Example of Targeted Racial Violence

For many Black Americans, the Buffalo shooting has stirred up the same feelings they faced after Charleston and other attacks: the fear, the vulnerability, the worry that nothing will be done politically or otherwise to prevent the next act of targeted racial violence.

  • May 16, 2022
  • 5:39 PM

As Nation Changes Stance on Life Sentences for Minors, Tennessee’s Juvenile Lifers Are Left Behind

Whether the juvenile lifers will be able to see freedom any sooner —like others across the country— all comes down to Tennessee law.

  • May 6, 2022
  • 1:56 PM

New Hope for Melissa Lucio (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this special episode, Latino USA provides an update to a story we recently did about Melissa Lucio, the first Latina on death row in Texas. Melissa Lucio received life-saving news on April 25, 2022. “Have you heard the news?” Texas Republican State Rep. Jeff Leach asked Melissa on a phone call to prison. “No, […]

  • Apr 27, 2022
  • 11:01 AM

Reasons Why My Primos Didn’t Vote (OPINION)

Every 30 seconds, a Latinx person turns 18. It is time to identify and dispel some of the most pervasive lies told to Latinx voters that impede participation. It is time to challenge mainstream narratives and tell our truth.

  • Apr 21, 2022
  • 2:31 PM

‘Resisto, Luego Existo’: In Colombia, Resistance Becomes Life

The people of Colombia are resisting the country’s recent slide into violence and the stigma of recalling past violence, summed up by an exhibition launched by the Historical Memory District Center whose central message is: “Resisto, luego existo” (I resist, therefore I exist).

  • Apr 8, 2022
  • 3:00 PM

The Race to Save Melissa Lucio (A Latino USA Podcast)

In 2008, Melissa Lucio was convicted of capital murder after the death of her two-year-old daughter, Mariah Elizabeth Alvarez. She is the first Latina to be put on death row in Texas. Her family members and supporters believe she is innocent and did not receive a fair trial. Melissa has maintained her innocence.

  • Mar 25, 2022
  • 11:27 AM

Puerto Rico, a Nation of Women (OPINION)

Women now account for more than half of Puerto Rico’s population and are spearheading —especially the young women— an unstoppable revolution, one that will change the island’s future.

  • Mar 23, 2022
  • 4:40 PM

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
  • 1:26 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Feminism Under Fire in Central America

Guatemala marked International Women’s Day by voting to increase sentences for abortion and outlaw sex ed. El Salvador announced plans to repeal the violence against women law. There was no 8M march in Nicaragua and key feminist leaders remain in prison. Only Honduras’ first female president stepped up this week by proposing a law against gender violence and weighing lifting a ban on emergency contraception.

  • Mar 14, 2022
  • 11:00 AM

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