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Divided Supreme Court Outlaws Affirmative Action in College Admissions, Says Race Can’t Be Used

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down affirmative action in college admissions, declaring race cannot be a factor and forcing institutions of higher education to look for new ways to achieve diverse student bodies.

  • Jun 30, 2023
  • 11:30 AM

Sports Con Sazón

Latino Rebels senior editor Hector Luis Alamo steps in as guest host to welcome sports journalist Bryan Fonseca for a knockout conversation on the future of Puerto Rican boxing, history made at the NBA draft, and Boricua representation in pro wrestling.

  • Jun 29, 2023
  • 5:03 PM

Immigration Protests to Take Place in Chicago During NASCAR Events

In response to the recent passage of an anti-immigrant bill in Florida, immigrant rights activists have planned a number of protests in Chicago for this weekend, to coincide with two NASCAR street races being held in the city.

  • Jun 29, 2023
  • 3:34 PM

Hundreds in Puerto Rico Protest Proposed Increase in Electricity Bills

On Wednesday hundreds of people in Puerto Rico including religious leaders, economists, teachers and retirees protested a proposed increase to already high electric bills that a growing number of people in the U.S. territory are struggling to pay.

  • Jun 29, 2023
  • 10:33 AM

The Toll of Drag Bans on Latino Performers

State legislatures across the country have recently passed bills banning or restricting an essential cultural manifestation for the LGBTQ+ community: drag shows. For communities of color, particularly the Latinos, drag has been a means of sustenance and salvation.

  • Jun 28, 2023
  • 5:53 PM

The Villain in ‘I’m a Virgo’ Is Capitalism (REVIEW)

Prime Video’s ‘I’m a Virgo,’ directed by Boots Riley (‘Sorry to Bother You’), is an anti-capitalistic parable casting people of color as the heroes and rich white folks as the villains. The show stars Afro-Dominican actor Jharrel Jerome.

  • Jun 28, 2023
  • 11:53 AM

DeSantis’ Crazy National Immigration Plan (OPINION)

At a campaign stop in Eagle Pass, Texas on Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he plans to bring his state’s harsh anti-immigrant policies to the federal government if he becomes president.

  • Jun 27, 2023
  • 5:57 PM

Three Latino Cops Charged With Murder of Latina in San Antonio (VIDEO)

San Antonio Police Sgt. Alfred Flores and Officers Eleazar Alejandro and Nathaniel Villalobos were arrested on murder charges in the shooting death of Melissa Perez, who was experiencing a mental health crisis at the time.

  • Jun 27, 2023
  • 10:45 AM

Center-Left Surprise in Guatemalan Elections

Left-of-center opposition legislator Bernardo Arévalo shattered all forecasts, seizing second place in Guatemala’s presidential elections on Sunday and advancing to an August runoff. Arévalo will face political boss Sandra Torres.

  • Jun 26, 2023
  • 12:28 PM

En Español (A Latino USA Podcast)

On the latest Latino USA, Anita Flores decides to reconnect with her family, and with the language that holds the key to her father’s fading memory.

  • Jun 23, 2023
  • 2:54 PM

‘Primos’ Backlash Pits Latin America Against Latino America (OPINION)

When Disney released the trailer for ‘Primos,’ a new animated series set in L.A., it sparked a firestorm online between Latin Americans and Latinos in the U.S. Death threats were made against Mexican-American creator Natasha Kline, and Disney was forced to pull much of its promotion.

  • Jun 23, 2023
  • 9:01 AM

SOS Central America

This week, Latino Rebels Radio is proud to present the first episode of SOS Central America, hosted by Maria Martin, creator and founding team member of Latino USA.

  • Jun 22, 2023
  • 1:47 PM

Latino LGBTQ Youth Suffer Mental Health Challenges Due to Multiple Stigmas, Study Finds

An annual survey by the Trevor Project reveals that LGBTQ youth continue to report high rates of mental health challenges and suicide risk, with social stigma against LGBTQ, including victimization at school or at home, being the leading factor.

  • Jun 22, 2023
  • 11:40 AM

Caribbean Braces for Tropical Storm Bret

Tropical Storm Bret, the third of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Monday halfway between the eastern Caribbean and Africa is expected to hit the Lesser Antilles at near-hurricane strength closer to the weekend.

  • Jun 20, 2023
  • 4:02 PM

In Second Season of ‘With Love,’ Romance Comes in Many Forms (INTERVIEW)

Another show about a Latinx family got a second season, and it’s just so pleasant to watch something about Latinx people winning at love and life, especially when the show defines love in an inclusive, queer way as ‘With Love’ does.

  • Jun 20, 2023
  • 12:40 PM

How Nuevayorkinos Is Amplifying a New Interpretation of Immigrant Voices

Dedicated to documenting Latino and Caribbean communities in New York, the multi-platform archive project embraces immigrants’ journeys through their new exhibition, El Camino: Stories of Migration

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 2:20 PM

FROM EL FARO ENGLISH: Mild Reaction by US to Zamora Sentence in Guatemala

After Zamora’s sentence, Brian A. Nichols, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, stated that “This verdict threatens independent journalism and freedom of expression in Guatemala.”

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 1:33 PM

What President Biden Said During the Official White House Screening of FLAMIN’ HOT Film

In case you missed it, the White House held an official screening of Eva Longoria’s FLAMIN’ HOT film on Thursday night. Here is the official transcript of the remarks made by President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden and Longoria:

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 10:21 AM

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Announces GOP Presidential Bid Days After Trump’s Indictment

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, jumping into the crowded race just days after GOP front-runner Donald Trump appeared in court on federal charges in Suarez’s city.

  • Jun 15, 2023
  • 5:34 PM

After Sacramento and Martha’s Vineyard

Latino Rebels Radio: June 15, 2023

  • Jun 15, 2023
  • 5:05 PM

‘Patria y Vida: The Power of Music’ Calls for Human Rights in Cuba (INTERVIEW)

“Politics is a small word when you talk about human rights,” said Beatriz Luengo, director of the new documentary Patria y Vida: The Power of Music, which screened at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) known earlier this summer and is now on the festival circuit.

  • Jun 15, 2023
  • 1:31 PM

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