Monday, July 4, 2022

19 Children, 2 Teachers Killed at Elementary School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

This Tuesday, at least 19 children and two teachers were killed when a gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.  Multiple survivors are being treated at regional hospitals; many are still missing. It was the state’s deadliest school shooting in modern history and the nation’s third mass shooting within weeks. Uvalde is […]

Two women detained for speaking Spanish win lawsuit against Trump administration

Two years ago, two Latina women, Martha Hernandez and Ana Suda, were detained for speaking Spanish outside a convenient store in Montana. They filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration, which, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), decided to settle. In May 2018, Martha and Ana were chatting in Spanish at a convenient […]

Can Local Latino candidates help Democrats in midterms?

Raquel Terán is running for State Legislator in Arizona’s District 30, spanning from Central Phoenix to Glendale on the west side. Her district has over 50 percent Latino voters and since August her outreach efforts have helped outpace Republicans by 160 percent in new registered voters. In raw numbers, that is 400 precious new voters that […]