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Montana Conservative Calls For Another 'Operation Wetback'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Republicans working on Latino outreach might want to avoid this candidate. Drew Turiano, a Tea Party-affiliated real estate investor joining the r...

Racist Juror Comment Backfires

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Here’s one juror who has trouble laying aside his prejudice. A federal judge allowed two Mexican restaurant owners, in the state of Maine, accus...

The Latest GOP Attempt at Hispanic Outreach

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.31.2013 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Every time I write about the GOP's image problem with Latino voters, some conservative sends me an angry missive insisting that it's all the liberal media spreading lies. And then a GOP leader will say something like this: "My father had a ranch. We used to have 50 to 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes."

Growing Up a Real Cholo

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 05.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

A rap song called "Lean Like a Cholo" came out a few years back. I wasn't sure whether to be embarrassed or to just roll down my windows and blast it from my convertible Saab and sing, "elbows up, side to side, I lean like a Cholo.

¡ASK A MEXICAN!: "Illegals" and The "N-Word"

Gustavo Arellano | Posted 01.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Gustavo Arellano

Why do Americans Call Mexicans "Illegal"?

Angry White Men Unleashed: Mel Gibson and the Tea Party

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Kim

Mel Gibson was an angry, bigoted bomb that finally and predictably went off. When the tea party explosion eventually happens, it will come as no surprise.

Mel Gibson Hurls ANOTHER Racist Slur: Wetbacks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Mel Gibson has spewed hatred about blacks and Jews, and now he is caught on tape making a bigoted remark about Hispanics. Mel referred to one of his...

Clyburn: Racist Faxes, Image Of Noose Were Sent To Office (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) received racist faxes Monday in the wake of Sunday's House vote approving health care reform legislation. ...