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

DHS Repression Against Protestors Are Similar to Tactics Used by Authoritarian Governments (OPINION)

People might think I’m being alarmist, but I am not. 

  • Jul 31, 2020
  • 3:06 PM

Family of Vanessa Guillén Visits White House, Asks Trump for Help

“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.

  • Jul 30, 2020
  • 5:24 PM

Nomademic: Dismantle the Walls That Plague Us (OPINION)

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.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

In Peru, LGBTQ Rights’ Battle Intensifies Following Exclusion in Government Resolution

Perú’s Executive Branch sought to excluse LGBTI+ identified people as a vulnerable population.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 4:38 PM

The Future of the LA Times Depends on Disowning White Supremacy (OPINION)

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 […]

  • Jul 27, 2020
  • 3:40 PM

Truths Untold in the Quest for Black and Brown Unity

The latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio.

  • Jul 27, 2020
  • 11:26 AM

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.

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 5:23 PM

Black Lives Matter in Costa Rica

Latino Rebels Radio: July 22, 2020

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 4:13 PM

Cracking the Silence on Racism in Mexico

It is long overdue that these realities be noted and discussed in order to be transformed.

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 11:54 AM

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.

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

Allyship And #BlackLivesMatter: A Conversation Across Cultures (A Latino USA Podcast)

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.

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 3:47 PM

Police Divestment Must Include LA Sheriff’s Department and Latino Voices (OPINION)

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

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 12:52 PM

Murders in Mexico, Especially of Women, Grew During Pandemic

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.

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 12:16 PM

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. 

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • 12:30 PM

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.

  • Jul 19, 2020
  • 2:15 PM

Mayor of Portland to Trump: Get Your Troops Out of the City

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.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 10:08 PM

Farmworkers Are Risking Their Lives to Put Food on Your Table: What Are You Doing to Thank Them?

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.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 4:46 PM

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