Injustice

1 Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Not for Her Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themselves.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 3:39 PM

The Inhumane Treatment of Migrants in Detention Centers Must Stop Now (OPINION)

If it took a whistleblower for the public to know about these brutal hysterectomies, what else don’t we know?

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 3:56 PM

Nurse Says Women in Georgia ICE Detention Faced Forced Hysterectomies and Other Dangerous Health Practices

Dawn Wooten also accuses authorities at the detention facility of refusing “to test detained immigrants for COVID-19 who have been exposed to the virus and are symptomatic.”

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 3:22 PM

A Closer Look at Sexual Violence Within the US Military

If this country and its leaders want to continue claiming that they care about their vets, then they need to start proving it.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 5:19 PM

A Body Other Than My Own

We have labored to rationalize a world wherein skin color, gender, sexual identity, religion, place of birth, and physical ability are risk factors for suffering and death.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 4:04 PM

United Farm Workers Pledges to Boycott Foster Farms After COVID-19 Deaths

“As time has gone on, and especially since late July, we have been increasingly disturbed to realize that the company was not going to meet us or the workers halfway,” said Elizabeth Strater, UFW’s Director of Alternative Organizing.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 3:49 PM

President Trump Must Stop Demonizing and Dehumanizing TPS Recipients (OPINION)

Many immigrants like me are terrified that at any moment we can be separated from our families, or sent to crowded, inhumane detention centers—more dangerous than ever in the face of COVD-19.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 12:41 PM

Colombians Gather in Times Square to Remember Deaths of Young People Killed in Latest Massacres

“We are protesting because in Colombia the killings and massacres are coming back,” said Aura Angélica Hernéndez.

  • Aug 25, 2020
  • 11:14 AM

In London, Community Fights to Save ‘Latin Village’ Amid Gentrification, Pandemic Lockdown

The “Latin Village,” or “Pueblito Paisa” to Spanish speakers, was previously an unused Edwardian department store until the early 1980s, when a few migrants began to trade there.

  • Aug 21, 2020
  • 2:36 PM

Activists: Police Killings of Latinos Lack Attention

Latino advocates and families of those killed by police say they aren’t trying to pull the focus away from Black lives, but want to illustrate their own suffering from policing and systemic racism.

  • Aug 18, 2020
  • 3:26 PM

Dethroning Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle Is Crucial to End State-Induced Violence (OPINION)

Her tenure as state attorney for Miami-Dade is patterned by a refusal to hold power accountable.

  • Aug 17, 2020
  • 1:06 PM

Mourners Gather in Houston to Remember Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

HOUSTON (AP) — Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half staff Friday as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers brought in the custom green casket that carried the remains of a slain soldier.

  • Aug 15, 2020
  • 10:27 AM

One Year After Mississippi Raids, ICE Is a Threat to Workers Everywhere (OPINION)

If someone wanted to make us disappear, they’ve only made clear that we can no longer be invisible.

  • Aug 10, 2020
  • 4:41 PM

What Are the Intentions of the Vanessa Guillén Family Lawyer? (OPINION)

Why will she not provide any more details on the bill? Why does she feel the need to praise the President and inject her political preferences during her speeches about the fight for justice for Vanessa? Why the lack of transparency?

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 2:23 PM

How California’s COVID-19 Surge Widens Health Inequalities for Black, Latino and Low-Income Residents

While everyone is at risk, low-income, Black and Latino Californians are dying at higher rates than high-income and non-Latino whites, and analyses suggest these gaps are widening.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 11:06 AM

Transgender Activists Gather to Fight Against Trans Violence

“We are gathering today to remember the lives of the trans Black women who have died in the hands of bigotry, racism, discrimination, and misogyny,” said Mariah López, Executive Director of STARR. “Enough is enough!”

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 5:39 PM

For El Paso and Mexicanos (A POEM)

What kind of invasion?

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 5:57 PM

As the Daughter of an ICE Detainee, Here’s What I Learned From a Deep Dive Into Immigration Raids (OPINION)

Although I did not experience these six raids myself, I am writing from the perspective of not only a student researcher, but as a daughter with a parent at an ICE facility amidst a global pandemic.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 5:29 PM

The Scars of El Paso (and Mississippi) Remain

“The white supremacy that inspired the domestic terrorist to take 23 lives in El Paso on August 3 last year is the same despicable hatred that inspired ICE to terrorize and raid our communities across Mississippi days later on August 7,” BNHR, IAJE, WTM, and NDLON said in a joint statement.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 3:51 PM

El Paso Marks Walmart Shooting Anniversary Amid Pandemic

Events to mark the anniversary of the August 3, 2019, shooting in El Paso, a largely Hispanic city of 700,000, have taken on a new look amid the coronavirus pandemic: parks lit with lanterns that people can walk or drive through; private tours for victims’ families at a museum exhibit of items preserved from a makeshift memorial; and residents being asked to show support with online posts.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 11:11 AM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Statement on One-Year Anniversary of the El Paso Shooting

“The El Paso shooting was not only an attack on the Latino community, but an assault on our entire American family,” Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro said.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 10:18 AM

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