Injustice

An Open Letter From Undocumented, DACAmented and Formerly Undocumented Leaders to the Immigrant Rights Movement

We are about to witness the Supreme Court slash DACA and put about 650,000 DACA recipients, including many of us, at risk of deportation. But this time we cannot do business as usual.

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM

Mexico Police Officer Investigated for Alleged Murder of Boy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican judge on Saturday ordered a police officer who fatally shot a 16-year-old Mexican-American boy to be held in preventive detention while he is investigated for alleged murder.

  • Jun 13, 2020
  • 4:53 PM

‘Como Duele’ (Bomba 4 Big Floyd)

“George helped me carry my Bomba Drum after many shows  in Minneapolis,” Maria Isa said in an email to Latino Rebels.

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:59 PM

The Cure: On Dying, Living, and Healing

Our human progress feels brittle in the face of this relentless virus not only because of its devastating impact on our bodies but also because yet again the futility of our political logics, our economic priorities, and our grand theories of trickle-down equality is unmasked.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 5:51 PM

Black Love, Brown Pride in the Sets Again

Brown communities owe our solidarity to Black liberation struggles.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 3:48 PM

Moving Beyond ‘Performative Allyship’

What real solidarity looks like.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 2:58 PM

South Florida’s Loudest Residents Need to Speak Up (OPINION)

The self-proclaimed ​Freedom Fighters​ need to show up for Black lives.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 12:11 PM

Mijente Launches Online Petition, Telling Univision and Telemundo That ‘Black Lives Matter En Español También’

National activist collective says “our families deserve accurate and educational news coverage from our Spanish-language television networks.”

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 5:38 PM

From the Protests in DC: ‘We’re Black Every Day. We’re Black Every Day of the Year’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When 17-year-old Chelsea Figaro heard that the protests in response to the police killing of George Floyd had spread to the nation’s capital, she told her mom she had to go. To her surprise, her mom said yes.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 4:50 PM

We’ve Been Breaking: Attending to Racial Trauma During Resistance

Not everyone is forced to witness all of this breakage.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 4:19 PM

24 Years Without Justice for Denis and Julio

They continue to pay for this injustice in Peru, where they are separated from their spouses, children and families.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 12:25 PM

Thousands Mourn George Floyd in Texas Amid Calls for Reform

HOUSTON (AP) — The last chance for the public to say goodbye to George Floyd drew thousands of mourners Monday to a church in Houston where he grew up, as his death two weeks ago continues to stoke protests in America and beyond over racial injustice, and spurred France to abruptly halt the use of police choke holds.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 6:17 PM

Chelsea Strong

On this episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela talks with Damali Vidot, a Chelsea City Councilor and 2020 candidate for State Representative.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

When Protesters Cry ‘Defund the Police,’ What Does It Mean?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters are pushing to “defund the police” over the death of George Floyd and other black Americans killed by law enforcement. Their chant has become a rallying cry and a stick for President Donald Trump to use on Democrats as he portrays them as soft on crime.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 11:29 AM

‘¡No Puedo Respirar!’ (I Can’t Breathe): Scenes From Saturday’s Protest in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles protest was one of many that happened across the nation and the world. There was minimal police presence

  • Jun 7, 2020
  • 3:52 PM

The Anti-Racist Manifesto of Colectiva Feminista en Construcción

The end of the racial state will be the end of the colonial state and the post-colonial criollo state.

  • Jun 7, 2020
  • 11:20 AM

Protesters Pour Into Cities for Another Huge Mobilization

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters streamed into the nation’s capital and other major cities Saturday in another huge mobilization against police brutality, while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown by mourners who waited hours for a glimpse of his golden coffin.

  • Jun 6, 2020
  • 6:20 PM

Dear Fellow White People

All I can do right now is tell my own story, because I may not have been the victim of systemic racism, but I have been the beneficiary.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 5:04 PM

3 Mexican Police Officers Arrested for Alleged Beating Death

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in western Mexico arrested three police officers, including the commissioner, and took over their local police department Friday in connection with the alleged beating death of a man in police custody.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 4:23 PM

Can We Drop the ‘Not All Cops Are Bad’ Narrative? (OPINION)

Amid a nationwide uprising as a result of nonstop police brutality, there is once again a concerted effort to silence dissent.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

Tear Gas Is Banned in Warfare: It Should Not Be Used By Police (OPINION)

Law enforcement often touts tear gas as a non-lethal, crowd dispersal weapon, but it is actually a lot more dangerous than that.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 1:24 PM

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