Los Angeles Council President Resigns After Racist Remarks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the Los Angeles City Council resigned from the post Monday after she was heard making racist comments and other coarse remarks in a leaked recording of a conversation with other Latino leaders.
First Lady Biden Blasted, Defended for ‘Taco’ Comparison
First Lady Jill Biden apologized Tuesday morning for calling Latinos “as unique” as breakfast tacos during her speech at a conference in San Antonio, Texas held by UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Latino nonprofit advocacy organization.
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).
LULAC Blasted for ‘North Korean Burrito’ Statement
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is receiving criticism on social media for a press release on Friday aimed at North Korea’s state-run media, which last week made the outrageous claim that the late Kim Jong-il, father of current dictator Kim Jong-un, invented the burrito shortly before his death.
Mexican Mothers Expelled From Swimming Pool for Listening to Spanish-Language Music
The event happened last Monday, July 12 at the Flex Fitness and Recreation Center pool where the eight women and their kids were having a fun time and decided to play music on a speaker.
Coronado Unified School District Appeals CIF’S Probation for Tortilla-Throwing Incident
Board members decided not to accept the penalty and filed an appeal last Tuesday following the CIF’s decision to place the team on probation through the 2023-24 school year and vacate their 2020-21 regional championship.
Coach Fired for Tortilla-Throwing Incident at High School Basketball Game
On Tuesday night, the Coronado Unified School Board voted unanimously, 5-0, to fire its high school basketball coach head, JD Laaperi, who allegedly confronted the opposing team’s coach after the game.
LULAC Calls Tortilla-Throwing Incident at High School Basketball Game a ‘Premeditated Assault on Latinos’
“What kind of people and community would allow this type of hateful behavior?” LULAC national president Domingo Garcia said in a statement.
#LatinoRebels10: From 2020, When GOYA Became MAGA
In our 10 years online, we have seen outrage but what Bob Unanue said that day (twice) was one of the most intense days we have ever seen.
#LatinoRebels10: From 2018, When Elementary School Teachers Dressed Up as a Trump Border Wall
Why, Idaho school teachers, why?
#LatinoRebels10: From 2018, the White NYC Lawyer Who Lost It Because People Were Speaking Spanish
At first, we called him “some white dude in midtown Manhattan” who literally went ballistic when he heard other people speaking Spanish at a lunch spot.
NAHJ New England Chapter Condemns ‘New arrivals, your job is to learn English’ Editorial
“We call on the Lowell Sun’s editorial board to retract the editorial and to issue an apology to its community. Such words do not belong in a newspaper in 2020.”
Bad Week for Mexico Tourism Capped by Mis-Translations
MEXICO CITY (AP) — It has been a bad week for Mexican tourism promotion, and it got worse Friday when the English language version of the country’s tourism website appeared with hilarious mis-translations.
Mead’s ‘Culture and Poverty’ Just Revives Racist Narratives About Blacks and Latinos (OPINION)
Mead can write this racist garbage because academia remains a very racist and white-dominated place.
Conservative Think Tank Leader Says Schools Should Reopen Since Most Texans Dying From COVID-19 Are Elderly or Hispanic
In an interview, Vance Ginn said the intention of his Twitter thread was to outline the more thorough data provided by the state. He also said his tweet with a GIF was “woefully taken out of context out of bad faith.”
El Gran Combo Says It Didn’t Authorize Trump Campaign to Use Band’s Music in Goya Foods Boycott Debate
“We have not authorized the use of that video. El Gran Combo never mixes politics and music, and we never have supported any party or candidate,” pianist and manager Willie Sotelo said.
Goya CEO Won’t Apologize or Acknowledge Viral Boycott Against Company
“It’s suppression of speech,” Bob Unanue said on Fox News.