Friday, October 21st, 2016

The History of Donald Trump’s Definite Article

*When you add the word “the” before you mention a group of people – like Donald Trump does with “the Mexicans” – they are no longer individual, they aren’t people, they are problems that must be dealt with.  VL By Aaron Sanchez, Commentary & Cuentos (8 minute read) Donald Trump’s minority outreach has failed miserably. 

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Why Donald Trump says “the” before “Latinos” and “African Americans”

*How Trump uses language to separate white voters from “others.” VL By Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox (5 minute read)  When Donald Trump talks about black and Latino people, he does something unusual — he uses the word “the”...

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Wells Fargo Faces Angry Questions About Profiling Latinos

*This is a strange story. Wells Fargo is embroiled in a controversy about bank employees opening accounts and charging fees without customers’ consent. Further investigation has found that those employees targeted Latinos. VL By Jeff Green JeffAGreen, Laura J...

Friday, October 14th, 2016

North Carolina Latinos left homeless by Matthew await help

*The good news is that a group of Latino residents of nearby Raleigh arrived in Newton Grove this week with emergency supplies. VL By EFE/Fox News Latino (2 minute read)  Around a hundred Hispanics have been sleeping...

Friday, September 9th, 2016

NCLR Latino Voter Registration Money Fell from $7 Million to $1.5 Million

*The-importance-of-the-Latino-vote trope has been louder this year than in years past. But looking at the numbers above you begin to see how it’s been baseless wind. VL By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News  The National Council of La...

Friday, September 9th, 2016

New Study Reveals ‘Hollywood Is An Epicenter Of Cultural Inequality’

*What’s that saying about “the more things change the more they remain the same?” Only 5.3 percent of speaking roles went to Latin@s. VL By Caolina Moreno, Huffington Post Latino Voices (2 minute read) Hollywood’s 2015 diversity report card...

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

With No Latino Moderator, Trump Shapes Presidential Debates

*Which Latin@ journalist (excluding Jorge Ramos bacause of his public feud with Trump) would you like to see moderating a presidential debate? VL By Raul  A Reyes, NBC News (4.5 minute read)  Donald Trump has won. That...

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Urban Heat Islands amplify global climate change impacts for Latinos

*Take away: “place matters in identifying the most vulnerable populations” to climate change. Read this piece. Inner cities, where most U.S. Latinos live and work, are heat islands, paved-over, radiating heat. The effects of climate change are...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

The Nation’s Latino Population Is Defined by Its Youth

*This article is chock-full of Latino millennial statistics: nearly half of native-born Latinos are younger than 18; one fourth of all U.S. Latinos are millennials; 44 percent of U.S. Latino eligible voters are millennials. It goes on,...

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Facts About the Selective Service for Noncitizens

SPONSORED CONTENT (NAPSA)—. It’s important to note that there are few exceptions to this law. It applies to almost all male U.S. citizens and male aliens living in the U.S. who are 18 through 25—not just citizens....

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Doomed by the South: Why the emerging Democratic majority may never happen

*An interesting take that challenges the popular political wisdom about how the growing Latino community represents a boon for the Democratic Party. It’s about the possible political realities of assimilation and about the changing demography within the...

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Debunking the Myth That Latinos Are Anti-Choice

*Something new to talk about, post-election. As non-Latino politicos strain to understand Latino culture and politics, they’d do well to know that with Latinos aren’t what they appear to be. Where do Latinos fall on the pro...

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Right-wing xenophobes, cowardly Dems and the misunderstood Latino vote

*There’s political theater, political posturing, veiled threats, and then there’s political reality. Here’s a take on what’s really going on with Latinos and the mid-term election votes. VL By Gabriel Arana, Salon Given how hostile the Republican...

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

These Images Show #WhatLatinosLookLike

*This is what drives a large chunk of non-Latinos crazy. Latinos look like everyone. More of this kind of media could help discard obsolete racial and ethnic boxes. VL By Roque Planas and Ana Benedetti, Huffington Post...

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