Setting Us Back: 10 People Who (Tried) to Put Latinos Down in 2012
12/20/2012 - 17:03 | 0 Comments|
No matter how far we come, there seems to always be someone trying to knock us down. Whether with racist comments or laws that systematically target Latinos, there are many things our community still has to fight for. And fight we will! Here’s a look at some people who have tried to keep Latinos down in 2012 – and here’s to a better 2013!
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Oh, Joe. Besides his longstanding, um, rigid stance against immigration and his interesting use of words, his civil procedures have been anything but. Now, sensing more of the backlash that has come with his stance (and with a win that was not even close to being a landslide), he has told media that he would love to sit down and chat with Latinos, and that he could get along with “the Hispanics” if they did. We’re not so sure about that…