Senate Reacts to Kansas Abortion Vote Ahead of Midterm Elections

After voters in Kansas, one of the most conservative states in the country, rejected a ballot measure Tuesday that would have allowed state lawmakers to ban abortion, Latino Rebels asked senators if the issue of abortion rights could cost Republicans seats in November’s midterm elections.

  • Aug 3, 2022
  • 5:14 PM

Kansas Rep Slammed for Sharing Racist Facebook Meme

“I did not create the image, but I did share it, which was in bad taste. I regret that decision.”

  • Jan 7, 2016
  • 10:14 PM

Kansas Official Won’t Talk to Univision Reporter Because… You Know

Wait a minute, you are filing an English report but you also work for a Spanish-language station? How can that be? This is so confusing. How can you work for both stations?

  • Oct 21, 2015
  • 6:54 PM

This Week’s “Pranks:” KKK Imagery at Arkansas HS and “Bloods & Crips” Party at Dartmouth

Here are two stories that got our attention this week. The first one is out of Arkansas, where, according to reports, a local high school “became a canvas for graffiti with racial undertones the night before school started.” “You can’t do that,” said Superintendent Dr. Melvin Bryant. “That’s a no-no.” Pictures have already circulated on […]

  • Aug 24, 2013
  • 11:15 AM

Making Movies, Bilingual Rock Band from Kansas City, to Open for Los Lobos This Cinco de Mayo in LA

This Cinco de Mayo a bilingual rock band from Kansas City will celebrate a milestone of their own—and it involves a band of original Chicano “Rebeldes.” Making Movies, an AfroLatino-influenced indie rock band currently on a regional tour that has taken them through Puerto Rico, Panama, the Midwest, Southwest and now California, will open for […]

  • May 2, 2013
  • 11:31 AM

The Immigration Debate (and Hate) Moves to Kansas

Today in Kansas, a House committee hearing was held to discuss a bill that would deny in-state tuition for some undocumented immigrant students. It got interesting, according to local reports. First up, Republican state Rep. Allan Rothlisberg. Here is what one article reported: [Rothlisberg] talked about drug cartels filling the prison system and said he was offended […]

  • Mar 20, 2013
  • 8:43 PM

“How Is Your Voice Today?” Speaking Out Against Injustice in Kansas, Arizona, and Texas

How is your voice today? I’m asking because it’s the most valuable thing we Latinos have. Yes, I think that your car, clothes, house, even your latest pairs of amazing celebrity-endorsed shoes are expensive, but it’s not as valuable as your voice, your thoughts, your experiences being young, Latino, and with the world at your […]

  • Mar 12, 2013
  • 8:59 AM

Colorful Native Corn Makes a Comeback in Mexico

Corn is the most fundamental ingredient of Mexican cuisine, and heirloom varieties make up far less than one percent of total domestic corn production in Mexico. But for the first time in years, many are hopeful about the crop, with some in the academic and public sectors hoping to increase its production.

  • Jul 26, 2023
  • 3:41 PM

White House Must Act Now to Stop Racist State Immigration Policies (OPINION)

In the face of unconstitutional immigration laws enacted in Texas, Florida, and Kansas, Congress and the Biden administration must take action now.

  • Jul 19, 2023
  • 11:38 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 Hate Crime No One Is Talking About (OPINION)

Aaron Martinez was murdered by a neighbor who didn’t want Latinos in his neighborhood.

  • Jun 13, 2023
  • 6:58 AM

Trump Appearing at CNN Town Hall After Sex Assault Verdict

Former President Donald Trump will return to CNN’s airwaves on Wednesday, joining the network for a two-hour town hall event in early-voting New Hampshire a day after a civil jury found him liable for sexually assaulting an advice columnist nearly three decades ago.

  • May 10, 2023
  • 10:39 AM

Brownlisted: Who Wants a Mazapán?

A roundup of the week’s top Latino news from around the world, written by Latino Rebels senior editor Hector Luis Alamo.

  • Jan 13, 2023
  • 4:35 PM

Rethinking Thanksgiving

Latino Rebels Radio: November 24, 2022

  • Nov 24, 2022
  • 8:00 AM

The Life and Legacy of Ricardo Flores Magón (OPINION)

A hundred years ago today, the life of Mexican revolutionary Ricardo Flores Magón was extinguished at the age of 48. A leader of Mexico’s early anarchist movement and a catalyst of the Mexican Revolution, his ideas still reverberate on both sides of the border.

  • Nov 21, 2022
  • 5:48 PM

DEA’s Most Corrupt Agent: Parties, Sex Amid ‘Unwinnable War’

José Irizarry accepts that he’s known as the most corrupt agent in U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration history, admitting he “became another man” in conspiring with Colombian cartels to build a lavish lifestyle of expensive sports cars, Tiffany jewels, and paramours around the world.

  • Nov 14, 2022
  • 10:52 AM

Democrats Show Surprising Strength; Control of Congress Unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of Congress hung in the balance Wednesday as Democrats showed surprising strength, defeating Republicans in a series of competitive races and defying expectations that high inflation and President Joe Biden’s low approval ratings would drag the party down.

  • Nov 9, 2022
  • 9:54 AM

Hurricane Ian Strikes Cuba, Florida Braces for Category 4 Damage

Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba on Tuesday as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 storm before it hits Florida on Wednesday.

  • Sep 27, 2022
  • 8:48 AM

Immigrant Relief Dies in Congress (Again)

While dozens of immigrant relief bills, amendments, and proposals have been introduced during the current Congress, none are likely to pass the House and Senate and be signed into law by President Joe Biden, sources on Capitol Hill tell Latino Rebels.

  • Sep 15, 2022
  • 4:25 PM

Grassley: ‘Broad Support’ Needed to Pass Documented Dreamer Relief in Senate

Documented dreamers who age out of their immigration status, often at 21 years old, face a difficult choice of self-deporting back to the country where they were born or staying in the United States undocumented.

  • Sep 8, 2022
  • 4:58 PM

Republican Candidates Ditch Anti-Abortion Talk on Campaign Trail (OPINION)

Across the country, in key battleground races in Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Colorado, Arizona, and North Carolina, Republican candidates are scrubbing abortion language from their campaign websites to avoid alienating voters while stumping on the trail.

  • Sep 7, 2022
  • 5:22 PM

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