“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.
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.
“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.
DHS Repression Against Protestors Are Similar to Tactics Used by Authoritarian Governments (OPINION)
People might think I’m being alarmist, but I am not.
“Well, I saw this on one of the shows recently, and I was just looking, and it hit me very hard. I saw what happened to your daughter, Vanessa, who was a spectacular person, and respected and loved by everybody, including in the military. And I invited you to the White House,” Trump said.
New Documents: BORTAC and Border Patrol Union President Played Role in 2017 Raid and Arrests at Humanitarian Aid Station
Border Patrol abuses have been widely documented for years.
The virus has managed to act out one of America’s most obsessively repeated storylines, in which the nation is invaded by a dangerous outside element.
Perú’s Executive Branch sought to excluse LGBTI+ identified people as a vulnerable population.
LOS ANGELES — In November 2016, the world found itself reeling in shock and disappointment that an anti-intellectual, openly racist talk show host could clinch the hearts and minds of a decisive portion of the electorate to seize the White House. From New York to Los Angeles, newsrooms and editorial chiefs-of-staff across the U.S. conceded […]
Latino Families Have Personal Connections to the Pain of the Black Community Due to Similar Experiences With Police Brutality
The data suggests that the Hispanic community is very concerned with policy brutality, largely due to their personal experience with excessive force.
It is long overdue that these realities be noted and discussed in order to be transformed.
From Rebellion to Review Board: Newark’s Civilian Complaint Review Board Holds First Virtual Meeting
NEWARK — The newly-formed Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) held its first virtual meeting on Monday, laying down a foundation on how the board will handle police misconduct.
YR Media and Latino USA bring you a discussion with four young adults from all racial backgrounds to discuss what it means to be an effective ally in the fight to end anti-Blackness.
Now with growing awareness —and anger— about the systemic inequities that cut far too many Black and Brown lives short, we have to make sure that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department harmful and brutal practices are not allowed to go unchecked
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of homicides in Mexico has grown during the new coronavirus pandemic, including a 9.2% spike in killings of women, according to government figures released Monday.
Documentary ‘We Are The Radical Monarchs’ Witnesses Young Social Justice Warrior Girls Fight for Change
The documentary offers real hope about a future generation of fierce Brown and Black girls ready to put in the work to make social justice more than just a dream.
Commentary: How One Latino Community May Begin to Shed Six Decades of Confederate and Southern Imagery
The power structure is Trump happy, a lust-filled fervor infects them, one that the unwary might attribute to some kind of Viagra for political xenophobia, powered and fueled by little elephant-shaped pills.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland demanded Friday that President Donald Trump remove militarized federal agents he deployed to the city after some detained people on streets far from federal property they were sent to protect.
In the last weeks, cases in Homestead have risen to an all-time high. Homestead is an agricultural town —just 30 miles south of Miami— that is home to a growing number of indigenous people and immigrants from Guatemala, Mexico and Haiti many of whom work in the fields and local plant nurseries. The produce they grow is essential to the nation’s food supply.