Friday, January 17th, 2014

Appeal Ruling Due Today on Woman Convicted in 2009 Murder of 9 Year-old Brisenia Flores

By Associated Press/San Fracisco Chronicle PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court is to rule Friday on an appeal for a former border activist sentenced to death for the killings of a man and his 9-year-old daughter during a 2009 home invasion in southern Arizona. Shawna Forde was convicted in 2011 of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

KKK drops fliers at homes of Latino residents in Rockledge, FL

By ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — Over the past two days, some residents of the Levitt Park community in Rockledge found small fliers in plastic bags in front of their homes. “I thought it was a bunch of advertisements...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Daily Caller Uses Mariachi Photo To Represent Undocumented Immigrants

By Roque Planas, Huffington Post Latino Voices The Daily Caller has got its own ideas about what undocumented immigrants look like. An article published by the conservative publication Monday used a photo of mariachis to symbolize undocumented immigrants....

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

What do Latinos think of state of race relations today?

By Jacquellena Carrero, NBCLatino A new study out today says finds that five decades after the historic March on Washington, many Americans are saying that Martin Luther King’s “dream” has yet to come true. According to a new...

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Miami couple to Latino families: sing National Anthem and proudly videotape it

By Marisa Treviño, LatinaLista LatinaLista — The national outcry over the attacks lobbed at 12-year-old Mexican-American Sebastien De La Cruz and Puerto Rican singer Marc Anthony for singing the national anthem and God Bless America earlier this year...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Top Republicans condemn Steve King DREAMer comments

By Jacquellena Carrero, NBCLatino Top Republicans are not pleased with Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King. House Speaker John Boehner and Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor denounced controversial remarks from King on young undocumented immigrants in which he compared Dreamers  to...

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Latinos can be victims and perpetrators of racism

By Teresa Puente, Chicanísima George Zimmerman and singer Marc Anthony show us that Hispanics can be both a perpetrator and a victim of racism. Half Hispanic, half white man, George Zimmerman, shot and killed young African-American teen Trayvon Martin, and...

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Court Upholds Nebraska Town’s Ban On Renting To Undocumented Immigrants

By Fox News Latino OMAHA, Neb. –  Opening the door for the town of Fremont to begin enforcing its law and offering implications for other cities with similar ordinances, a federal appeals panel on Friday upheld an...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Defining Racism

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco People often wonder what my fascination is with racism.  Y, pues, pienso que that’s a good question except that my answer is one that no one wishes to hear because what I...

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

U.S. District Judge Under Review For Racially Charged Comments

By Fox News Latino An appeals court justice under fire for saying Hispanics and African-Americans were “predisposed to crime” is under investigation for her comments. A council of federal judges in Washington said it will review a...

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Chipper Jones Jokes About Using Gators To Halt Illegal Immigration, Apologizes

By Chris Greenberg, Huffington Post Latino Voices Chipper Jones has more free time on his hands this summer than he has in perhaps any summer of his life. He has apparently been using some of it to think...

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Whole Foods workers say they were suspended for speaking Spanish

By Russell Contreras, Associated Press /NBCLatino ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two employees at a Whole Foods Market store in Albuquerque say they were suspended last month after complaining about being told they couldn’t speak Spanish to each other...

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

California’s Mental Health System Targeted Latinas For Sterilization

By Annie-Rose Strasser, Think Progress Latina women in California’s mental health system were disproportionately targeted for forced sterilization for seventy years, according to new research by the University of Michigan. Between 1909 and 1979, Latina women made up between...

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Hispanic Leader Defends Pennsylvania Governor’s Comment About Latinos

By Fox News Latino Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican who came under criticism recently for saying he did not have Latinos on his staff because he couldn’t find any candidates, has an unexpected defender. It’s Ken...

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