Politics

 
Donald Trump’s Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions Called Dominicans Useless to the US
Donald Trump’s Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions Called Dominicans Useless to the US
By Raquel Reichard | 11/21/2016 - 10:59

While Donald Trump’s anti-Mexican rhetoric on the campaign trail helped unite many Latinxs against the president-elect, some – 29 percent, actually – voted for the Republican, perhaps because they were U.S. citizens who didn’t fear deportation or maybe because they weren’t Mexican and felt some bit of security because Trump didn’t call out their home country by name.


Read more
Meet Jennifer Gonzalez, the First Woman to Represent Puerto Rico in Washington
Meet Jenniffer González, the First Woman to Represent Puerto Rico in Congress
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/18/2016 - 16:39

Puerto Rico's newly elected resident commissioner is making history this year as the first woman to represent the island as a non-voting member of the U.S. Congress.


Read more
Did Russia Play a Significant Part in Donald Trump's Win?
Did Russia Play a Significant Part in Donald Trump's Win?
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/17/2016 - 15:23

While Donald Trump continually talked about how the election was rigged against him, new evidence shows it was maneuvered in his favor.


Read more
Junot Díaz Says "Radical Hope" is Our "Best Weapon" Under a Donald Trump Presidency
Junot Díaz Says "Radical Hope" is Our "Best Weapon" Under a Donald Trump Presidency
By Raquel Reichard | 11/16/2016 - 11:47

It’s been a week since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president, and many of us are still feeling numb.


Read more
Trump Supporter Calls Puerto Ricans "Invaders," Ignores U.S. Invasion & Colonization of Island
Trump Supporter Calls Puerto Ricans "Invaders," Ignores U.S. Invasion & Colonization of Island
By Raquel Reichard | 11/15/2016 - 11:42

When Donald Trump supporters went to the ballots on Election Day to act as "poll watchers," on the lookout for voter fraud, at least one defender had his eyes specifically on Puerto Ricans.


Read more
President Obama Urges Trump to Send "Signals of Unity" to People of Color, Muslims and Women
President Obama Urges Trump to Send "Signals of Unity" to People of Color, Muslims and Women
By Raquel Reichard | 11/15/2016 - 10:12

President Barack Obama is encouraging Donald Trump to reach out to communities of color, Muslims and women to help quell the fears and mend the violent divides his controversial campaign created.


Read more
TK Joe Biden Memes That Will Make Your Week
No Chill! These 12 Shady Joe Biden Memes Will Make Your Week
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/14/2016 - 13:08

With all of the terrible things that have happened over the past week since Donald Trump became president-elect, one thing has been making our lives a little more bareable: VP Joe Biden


Read more
Donald Trump Talks Mass Deportation, Building a Wall, Abortion Restrictions & More on '60 Minutes'
Donald Trump Talks Mass Deportation, Building a Wall, Abortion Restrictions & More on '60 Minutes'
By Raquel Reichard | 11/14/2016 - 12:24

On Sunday, Donald Trump sat down with CBS News’ 60 Minutes for his first television interview since last week’s presidential election victory. The former reality TV star discussed key issues, including immigration, the border wall, abortion restrictions, health care and more, and he also had a message for his supporters, many of whom have been attacking marginalized communities since the win.


Read more
Millennials Tell Us Why They'll Never Stop Protesting A Trump Presidency
Millennials Tell Us Why They'll Never Stop Protesting a Donald Trump Presidency
By Bianca Mercado | 11/11/2016 - 17:41

How do we fix the divided states of America? We come together in protest and under no circumstances grant a bully consent to silence our voices.


Read more
Opinionated: Donald Trump Won – We Fight Back by Uniting
Opinionated: Donald Trump Won – We Fight Back by Uniting
By Latina Staff | 11/11/2016 - 13:16

The unimaginable happened this week: Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States.


Read more