In the climate of the times that we are in right now, I believe that this election will have implications for generations to come. This election is about much more than opportunity -- lives are literally at stake
Sleep cooled by air conditioning or electric fans in tropical temps of 80-plus degrees Fahrenheit became a sudden luxury over the weekend in this Caribbean country, now known as much for its debt crisis as for its salsa music.
Clinton And Trump Debate On Bitter Ayotzinapa Anniversary Rights advocates will need to mobilize no matter who wins election. The first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is taking place on the anniversary of the September night, two years ago, when 43 Mexican students were violently...
This piece by Rosemary Donahue originally appeared on The Establishment, a new multimedia site funded and run by women. If you’re on Twitter, it seems you always find out the same way. You see a new hashtag trending, and a few friends...
“Color blindness” is alluring. Race vexes us. It is volatile, potentially violent. All around us, whether here at home or abroad, blood ties and tribalism afflict us. Whatever our identity or our own opinions, we realize that these differences — skin color and other markers by which we divide...
In the event of an error our officers will be put on compensated leave pending a "full investigation". If you feel you've been treated unfairly, you can request a hearing. But understand that it is not our duty to listen to you. Proceed to the end of the line you will be seen in the order that we decide.
We rarely consult with students in the education sector. Generally, adults design the curriculum, regulations, and training environments, occasionally asking current or former students what should be improved or what impact programs have had on their professional lives. Although theory and investigation show that this impact is positive, at...
Black and brown people are routinely targeted with gross impunity and cruelty by law enforcement and the drug war invariably plays a huge role in the problem.
In the second part of our two-part series (click here for Part 1), Latino USA producers Daisy Rosario and Marlon Bishop explore what happens when rap music becomes big business. We hear from Spanglish rap pioneer Mellow Man Ace, chat with radio personalities Bobbito Garcia and...
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It's open season on Mexican-Americans, whether you're a bigot running for president, or an "animal rights" organization fighting for its right to kill pets.
By Maria O Alvarez, Common Sense Media “Diversity” is a lot more than the latest buzzword in Hollywood. When kids see positive portrayals of people who share their background and culture on TV, it can be truly life-changing. It plants the seed of possibility. It...
Too often we speak of human beings as statistics. We have forgotten the human element. We distance ourselves from that which makes us uncomfortable. We see compassion as writing a check, rather than the physical act of helping others.
This year's Emmy Awards distinguished itself from the Oscars in more ways than one. Eighteen actors of color were nominated between the lead and featured actor categories, which is eighteen more than the Oscars and seven more than last year's Emmy Awards.
All citizens must be vigilant as this example proves, always learning about what is happening around us. We must change this individualistic attitude sometimes we have, one that makes us think that anything that happens on the street doesn't concerns us because it doesn't affect us personally.
Foto Rafael Urrea Soto Ahmad Khan Rahami, de 28 años es el hombre de origen afgano señalado por el FBI de ser responsable de los tres actos de terrorismo ocurridos en New Jersey y New York en las últimas 48 horas....
I urge the Security Council to avoid the path of least resistance, I urge them to push for transformation. Don't choose politics, choose the right person for the job.
Un grupo de policías pateando a un manifestante , Paris, Francia. ©Violeta Ayala #manif15sept Llegamos alrededor de las 14:30 a la Bastilla, y justo cuando nos acercábamos a la protesta cientos de policías antidisturbios empezaron a...
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The police kicking a young protestor, Paris, France. ©Violeta Ayala #manif15sept We arrived at about 2:30 pm at Bastille and just as we got close to the protest, hundreds of anti-riot police were blocking the street....
National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the contributions of Hispanic men and women in American society. What started off as a week-long celebration to honor countries like Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica & Nicaragua, grew to a month long dedication to include other holidays such as Columbus...
Suspending driver's licenses takes people who are poor, and traps them in debt. It takes Americans hanging on by a thread, and robs them of their livelihoods.