Puerto Rican Legislator Utters N-Word During Floor Speech on Resolution Praising Former Talk Show Host Who Also Uttered N-Word

During Monday’s legislative session on the floor Puerto Rico’s House of Representatives —and in the midst of a global movement for Black Lives— a Puerto Rican legislature uttered the N-word, in defense of a former talk show host who lost his job for uttering the N-word last week on air.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 10:41 PM

County Official Apologizes for Offensive Spanish-Language Social Distancing Poster

County Executive Officer Mike Powers issued apologies on the county’s English and Spanish Facebook pages,

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:03 PM

Dear Detroit Free Press: Did You Add Racist Language to Your Facebook Live Stream?

The picture in the post exhibited a caravan of people protesting the murder of George Floyd with an accompanying caption that read: “For all the white washed latinos, they’re chanting no killer cops, no ICE! So, y’all can stfu already trying to cause division among people of color.”

  • Jun 4, 2020
  • 3:41 PM

Biden Says He Was Too ‘Cavalier’ About Black Trump Backers

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden said he “should not have been so cavalier” in comments earlier Friday in which he suggested African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”

  • May 22, 2020
  • 4:51 PM

#NoMames: Kmart’s Embarrassing ‘MAMASTE’ Ad Was ‘Unintentional,’ Company Says

“This was unintentional and we apologize to our members and customers,” a company representative told Latino Rebels.

  • May 6, 2020
  • 1:04 PM

Latino Immigrant Restaurant Owners Serve Up Trump Support in Arizona, Say Critics Should Just Leave Country

PHOENIX — Betty and Jorge Rivas are an immigrant couple and the owners Sammy’s Mexican Grill in Catalina, Arizona, a Tucson bedroom community.

  • Mar 8, 2020
  • 11:53 AM

Amy Klobuchar Says She Was Nicknamed ‘Elena’ in Fourth Grade, Twitter Mocks It

“My name is Amy, but when I was in fourth grade Spanish my name was Elena,” she said. Is it true?

  • Feb 19, 2020
  • 1:45 PM

‘Stay in Mexico’ Remark Disrupts School Anti-Racism Meeting

SALINE, Mich. (AP) — A public meeting called to address racist social media posts by students at a suburban Detroit high school turned volatile when a white parent asked a Hispanic parent, “Why didn’t you stay in Mexico?”

  • Feb 4, 2020
  • 4:11 PM

The Internet’s ‘Speak English!’ Videos Win 2019 #NoMames Award

Sadly, we were not surprised.

  • Dec 31, 2019
  • 10:10 AM

Sarasota’s Martin Hyde Apologizes for ‘Racially Insensitive’ Comments Towards Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players

“If I got enough balls to tell people off and to be aggressive towards them, I have to face the reality that my behavior was wrong. It was racially insensitive. It was inappropriate,” Hyde said.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 10:22 PM

Sarasota Politician Who Confronted Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players Allegedly Had Previous Racist Incident

A new story published Tuesday by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune referred to a February police report.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 1:27 PM

Video Shows Man Berating Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Player at Private Florida Club for Speaking Spanish

“You told us to cut grass,” one boy said.
“So what,” the man said.

  • Nov 29, 2019
  • 3:48 PM

Substitute HS Teacher in Texas Caught on Video Telling Latino Student to ‘Speak English, We’re in America’

LULAC is calling for the teacher to be permanently banned from teaching.

  • Nov 22, 2019
  • 3:37 PM

25 Years After Prop 187: They Are Still Winning (OPINION)

Across California, commemorations, forums, and panels have recently discussed the 25-year impact of the state’s infamous anti-immigrant Proposition 187 measure. I myself regret not being fully prepared to reflect on the timely anniversary. Instead, I am left to react to the commemorations of others, mostly those led by the mainstream media interviewing Latino politicians and […]

  • Nov 18, 2019
  • 12:24 PM

Puerto Rican Mother Says Local Indiana CVS Denied Son Cold Medicine Because of His PR Driver’s License

“The employee then refused to authorize the transaction and told him that his form of ID was not accepted because it was not a valid US identification,” Arlene Payano Burgos noted in an October 25 public Facebook post.

  • Nov 2, 2019
  • 10:40 AM

Sheriff’s Office Fires Racist Georgia Man Caught on Video Cursing at Young Latina to ‘Speak English’

“The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office is going to distance ourself from people like this. We’re not going to tolerate it and that’s the end of the subject,” Sheriff John T. Wilcher said at a Thursday morning press conference.

  • Sep 27, 2019
  • 7:54 AM

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