Monday, June 17, 2024

A Latino Family Is Worried After Woman Who Threatened Them and Used Racial Slurs Is Released from Jail

A Latino family is worried after a woman wielding a hammer threatened them and shouted racist remarks outside their home in St. Louis has been released from jail and placed under house arrest. All caught on video, Fatima Suarez, 22, said in a TikTok post, “We’re stressed,” following her family’s harasser, Judy Ann Kline, getting […]

L.A. City Council Members in Deep Water for Uttering Racist Remarks in a Leaked Conversation

Los Angeles city leaders face reprimand and shame after an audio recording of racist remarks at a private meeting surfaced. City Council President, Nury Martinez, compared a colleague’s son, Black and two years old, to an animal and implied that the county’s progressive district attorney shouldn’t be supported because he may be popular with Black […]

High School Basketball Coach Fired After Tortilla- Throwing Incident Involving a Predominantly Latino team

A school board in Southern California decided to fire a basketball coach in the wake of widespread criticism after tortillas were thrown at an opposing team. The board’s decision comes after some people in the audience threw tortillas to the Latino team as an altercation ensued at the end of a division championship between Coronado […]

According to new poll Latinos and African Americans think Trump’s actions have made life worse for them

Large majorities of black and Latino Americans think Donald Trump’s actions as president have made things worse for people like them, and about two-thirds of Americans overall disapprove of how he’s handling race relations, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. About half of all Americans think […]

Comentarios from Maria: Charleston and the Symbols of Violence and Hate

It is with much sorrow that I write this week, after the horrific massacre in South Carolina that claimed the lives of nine members of the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church. Although the attacks that occurred in Charleston some days ago have become too common in our country, the frequency of these tragedies does not […]

Neo-Nazi March in Arizona over SB 1070 Turns into Chaos

An unruly confrontation between Neo-Nazis marching in support of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law and counter protesters in Phoenix over the weekend left multiple people injured and two arrests. Civil rights activists heavily outnumbered the members of the National Socialist Movement, who intended to take their Neo-Nazi parade all the way to the federal courthouse.  Police in […]

Groups Say Ad by Nevada GOP Senate Candidate Sharron Angle is Racist

An ad released by Sharron Angle, the Republican Senatorial candidate in Nevada, is being decried as racist and divisive by several groups. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) said in a statement it is calling for Angle’s campaign to immediately pull the ad which takes aim at Senate Majority Leader Henry […]