Our Issues

 
Dove & Twitter Team Up To End Social Media Negativity With #SpeakBeautiful Campaign!
Dove & Twitter Team Up To End Social Media Negativity With #SpeakBeautiful Campaign!
By Cristina Arreola | 02/19/2015 - 11:47

Dove and Twitter hope to combat negative attitudes on social media with their new #SpeakBeautiful campaign. 


Read more
Latino Male Graduation Rates Rise; Still Lag Behind White Rates
Great News! Latino Male Graduation Rates Are Improving
By Cristina Arreola | 02/12/2015 - 15:11

Latino male graduation rates have gone up in recent years, although large gaps still exist between the Latino and white rate in many states.


Read more
University Texas Fraternity Border Patrol Party
University Of Texas Students Organize Petition Against "Border Patrol" Party
By Cristina Arreola | 02/10/2015 - 12:00

A fraternity at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, has come under fire for hosting a "Border Patrol" party. 


Read more
Latino Love Superstitions
8 Latino Superstitions About Love
By Cristina Arreola | 02/09/2015 - 16:31

With Valentine's Day approaching, everyone has amor on the mind — especially all the single ladies and gentlemen out there.


Read more
Flama Tackles First Latina Disney Princess Video
WATCH: This is Why Disney's New Latina Princess Failed
By Cristina Arreola | 02/09/2015 - 12:35

In the latest installment of #RebelReport, FLAMA's R.J. Aguiar takes aim at Disney's new "Latina" princess.

 

Read more
Vermont Resides Mistake Latin For Spanish, Lose Their Shit
Vermont Residents Mistake Latin For Spanish, Lose Their Shit
By Cristina Arreola | 02/06/2015 - 10:11

Last month, Republican State Senator Joe Benning, proposed a bill that would give Vermont a Latin motto: "Stella Quarta Decima Fulgeat." Sounds good, right? No complaints here.


Read more
Hispanics Will Benefit From Obama's Community College Plan, Says Study
Hispanics Will Benefit From Obama's Community College Plan, Says Study
By Cristina Arreola | 02/02/2015 - 15:26

President Barack Obama's proposal to make two years of community college free of charge could have huge implications for the Latino community


Read more
Why Disney's Latina Princess Just Isn't Cutting It
Why Disney's Latina Princess Just Isn't Cutting It
By Cristina Arreola | 02/01/2015 - 15:03

On Thursday morning, Disney Junior debuted a character dubbed as the first Latina Disney Princess.


Read more
11 Things Colombians Do That Americans Might Find Weird
11 Things Colombians Do That Americans Might Find Weird
By Claudia Stevens | 01/27/2015 - 12:42

From drinking "fire water" aka Guaro to physically hurting when someone spells our country with a "U", here are the things Colombians do that Americans might find a bit weird: 


Read more
5 Absolutely Ridiculous State Abortion Laws, Explained
5 Absolutely Ridiculous State Abortion Laws, Explained
By Raquel Reichard | 01/26/2015 - 15:58

Forty-two years after Roe v.


Read more