New Pew Report: Latinos Say Skin Color Affects Opportunity and Daily Life

Sixty-two percent of adult Latinos say having darker skin limits a Latino’s chances of success in the United States, according to the results of a new study conducted by Pew Research Center. Of the 3,3375 adult Latinos surveyed in March of 2021, 59 percent said having lighter skin improves a Latino’s chances of getting ahead.

  • Nov 4, 2021
  • 2:30 PM

Puerto Rico Ponders Race Amid Surprising Census Results

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The number of people in Puerto Rico who identified as “white” in the most recent census plummeted almost 80%, sparking a conversation about identity on an island breaking away from a past where race was not tracked and seldom debated in public.

  • Oct 15, 2021
  • 4:05 PM

Movement for Black Lives: Feds Targeted BLM Protesters

The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement that swept the nation last summer in the wake of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Movement for Black Lives.

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 2:12 PM

OPINION: Drug Policing Is (And Always Has Been) Rooted in Anti-Blackness

Racist enforcement practices are at the very root of drug policing, which disproportionately targets poor and nonwhite communities.

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 6:00 AM

OPINION: 2020 Census Data Bolsters Racist ‘Great Replacement’ Conspiracy Theory

White supremacists point to the 2020 Census data as evidence of society trying to replace them with people of color.

  • Aug 17, 2021
  • 6:22 PM

OPINION: Anti-Blackness in the Cuban Diaspora

Racism is a deeply rooted issue that is widely ignored among Cuban Americans.

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • 4:59 PM

A Family Conversation On Race And Latinidad (A Latino USA Podcast)

The cousins dive into their experiences with racism, the unique struggles faced by Black Latinos, and growing up in a family that taught them that “Black is beautiful.”

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • 11:53 AM

Colorism in the Latino Community Reappears During the Opening Weekend of ‘In The Heights’

Criticism has come mainly from Twitter, where the film has been labeled as “whitewashed.”

  • Jun 14, 2021
  • 4:28 PM

Floyd’s Death Laid Bare the ‘Minnesota Paradox’ of Racism

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd’s death under a white Minneapolis police officer’s knee severely tarnished Minnesota’s reputation as a progressive state on matters of race. Many Black residents say it was never deserved in the first place.

  • May 24, 2021
  • 1:26 PM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2015, the Ugly Anti-Blackness of Rodner Figueroa

No matter how you look at it, what Rodner Figueroa said on Univision’s “El Gordo y la Flaca” in the spring of 2015 about Michelle Obama was racist.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 9:15 PM

The Wrongful Conviction Of Joseph Webster: Episode 2 (A Latino USA Podcast)

In episode two of Latino USA’s two-part series, we follow Joseph’s lawyer, Daniel Horwitz, as he refuses to accept the CRU’s denial, questioning what it would actually take for the unit to reinvestigate Joseph’s case

  • May 7, 2021
  • 10:57 AM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2012, the Arrival of the ‘White Hispanic’

Yes, it has always been a thing.

  • May 6, 2021
  • 9:43 PM

PEW: Asian Americans Will Be Country’s Largest Immigrant Group by 2055

“By then, Asians are expected to make up 36% of all U.S. immigrants, while Hispanics will make up 34%,” Pew noted in the analysis.

  • Apr 30, 2021
  • 5:05 PM

OPINION: Anti-Black Policing Isn’t Just for White Cops

Over the past two decades, many cases of Black and Latino cops targeting Black people have started a broader conversation about racial justice

  • Apr 14, 2021
  • 12:52 PM

Donations for Asian American Groups Surge After Killings

Donations and contribution pledges to Asian American and Pacific Islander groups have spiked since the March 16 shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, and brought renewed attention to violence against Asian Americans.

  • Mar 30, 2021
  • 11:56 AM

Pew: 5% of 2019 US Black Population Identifies as Afro-Latino

A comprehensive analysis released Thursday by Pew Research said that 5% of the U.S. Black population in 2019 identifies as Afro-Latino, a number that has more than doubled since 2000.

  • Mar 25, 2021
  • 1:16 PM

Illinois City 1st in US to Offer Black Residents Reparations

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Using tax money from the sale of recreational marijuana, the Chicago suburb of Evanston has become the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.

  • Mar 24, 2021
  • 6:45 PM

Vancouver’s Chinatown Unites Against Anti-Asian Racism

Local leaders celebrate the successes of community activism this year

  • Mar 23, 2021
  • 6:04 PM

On White People’s Obsession With Black and Brown Death (OPINION)

White people have again proved that they have no understanding of what racial justice means.

  • Mar 9, 2021
  • 3:15 PM

Jorge and Richie Down by the Schoolyard

And though America is merely a society of cliques, I often wish America’s cliques behaved like the cliques back in middle school.

  • Mar 5, 2021
  • 2:18 PM

Rising to the Moment

Latino Rebels Radio: March 4, 2021

  • Mar 4, 2021
  • 5:01 PM

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