The fact that Puerto Rico has a vast conservative electorate, and the grand majority of these voters support statehood, begs the question of why the GOP would even consider alienating a future constituency.
On November 3, we must make the choice that recognizes the humanity of Puerto Ricans and respects the pain of the last three years.
Right now, more than ever, we need to be empathetic to those around us.
Florida is very much a winnable state for Joe Biden.
Collectively, we can change the lived experience of people of color and immigrants.
The need for answers is just as pressing as ever.
As someone who came here from Colombia so many years ago in search of a better life, it’s painful to watch members of my own community suffer so acutely.
Contrary to stereotypes, Tejanos are not politically disengaged or conservative.
Being able to cast a vote is the most basic right in a democracy.
Rep. Joaquin Castro has admirably called for more Latino representation in Hollywood, but what types of Latinos will be represented in this more diverse film industry?
Latinos need someone who will provide equal justice for all. Amy Coney Barrett is not that nominee.
We now face the same repression from our government in all the ways that we had historically perpetrated throughout the Americas.
This year, we’re facing high COVID-19 infection rates, job losses, and voter suppression. But we are resilient.
Survey data show that Latinos are less likely than others to think about policing as a racial justice issue.
Until peacekeeping actors and Washington security “experts” can come to this realization and put adequate pressure on the Colombian government for developing meaningful, state-centered reform to mitigate poverty and inequality, peace will not be attained.
The right thing to do is restore TPS and allow participants to remain in the country permanently.
The phenomenon of Puerto Rican transnational political impact could be lost.
I just don’t know if I can trust Biden to not go ahead with a statehood initiative.
These days, as the global repudiation of white supremacy grows stronger, I keep scratching my head at the number of fair-skinned, European-looking Latinx I know —of all political tendencies and both in the U.S. and in Latin America— who refuse to be called white.