Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

La Opinión: Racism Is Alive and Well in the Hispanic Community

*Yes. Let’s talk about this openly. We’ve all had many conversations about racism within the Latino community, but they happen as asides or as informal exchanges. I’ve done it myself. I think we should point it out to ourselves, instead of non-Latinos making the point as a you-do-it-too excuse. Also, bringing it to an open

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

A Marvel Cartoonist Takes On Racism and Colorism

By Victor Lanada, NewsTaco A cartoonist named Ronald Wimberly recently composd a wonderful graphic essay about race and colorism for an online magazine called The Nib. The magazine’s tagline “Political cartoons, comics journalism, humor and non-fiction. Words...

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Demographic role reversals

By Esther Cepeda, The Washington Post CHICAGO — In my fantasy world, public relations professionals send me pitches extolling the virtues of the “white Robert Rodriguez.” But no, I get come-ons about (shudder) “the next Latina Mark...

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

‘Microaggressions’ are proof of a flawed society

*This is the latest in a growing number of articles, posts, about “microagressions.” If you’ve been on the bitten end of one, you know what they are. I once had a well respected, well meaning man in...

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

A Controversy About Nothing

By Hector Luis Alamo, Jr., Gozamos What’s the deal with this ‘PC nonsense?’” Okay, so Jerry Seinfeld didn’t say it exactly how TIME would have you believe. But maybe he would’ve said it that way if he’d had more time...

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

A Response to Dan Savage from All the Mexicans

By Jennifer Patiño, Gozamos Below is a response to Dan Savage’s column today. Click link to read Savage’s portrayal of Mexicans. “A lot of immigrants from Mexico—documented and undocumented—work in restaurants in the United States…“ Dear Dan Savage,...

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...

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...

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