CULTURE & POLITICS

How Latinos Are Paying Tribute to Kobe Bryant

People across the world are mourning the shocking death of Kobe Bryant. On Sunday, January 26, 2020 the retired LA Lakers basketball legend, his daughter Gianna and seven others perished in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The tragedy has s...

Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Resources

Gesture made by Puerto Rico flag chands showing symbol of heart and love during sunrise The largest and most damaging earthquake in a century hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Hundreds of small earthquakes had been shaking the island since Dec. ...
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This Is How Latinos Can Get Ahead and Not Just Get By

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, I am grateful for my family and friends, my health, and the freedoms I have that make our nation truly exceptional. Some things, however, do not make it to my gratitude list. This includes limited opportuniti...
Latin-America-Uprising

Latin America’s Political Uprising

Latin America is rising up against all forms of oppression through protests against inequality of all kinds: economic, political and social. What started in Puerto Rico (which is both American and Latin American) this past summer has only intensified in South ...
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When Everyday is Dia de los Muertos

Thanks to Mexico’s traditions, and the popular animated movie Coco (thanks Disney!), Dia De Los Muertos is becoming a popular holiday across the world. But don’t get it twisted! The Day of the Dead is not a Mexican Halloween with kids in costumes asking for ...

This is Why Universal Basic Income Is A Scam

Universal Basic Income (UBI) seems to be all the rage today. The political equivalent of the pet rock is being promoted as the answer to today’s economic woes. Or a model for future economic equity. When you dig deep, you can see it is neither.  For star...

Gina Rodriguez and Conditional Blackness

Damn Gina! The uproar on social media  about Gina Rodriguez using the N word have been wild to say the least. If you haven't already heard, Rodriguez posted an Instagram video of herself singing a Fugees song which included the N word. Twitter lost it. Her...
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