Tulsa Officer Who Shot and Killed Terrence Crutcher Charged with Manslaughter
Tulsa Officer Who Shot and Killed Terrence Crutcher Charged with Manslaughter
By Raquel Reichard | 09/23/2016 - 10:09

The white police office who shot and killed unarmed black driver Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma last week has been charged with first-degree murder.


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L.A. Boy Found Dead in Closet After Family Was Reported to Child Protective Services 6 Times
Boy Found Dead in Closet After Family Was Reported to Child Protective Services 6 Times
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/01/2016 - 11:33

The body of a malnourished 11-year-old boy was found wrapped in a blanket in a closet of his L


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New Mexico Girl Drugged, Raped, Brutally Murdered & Set Ablaze by Family on 10th Birthday
New Mexico Girl Drugged, Raped, Brutally Murdered & Set Ablaze by Family on 10th Birthday
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2016 - 12:32

A New Mexico girl's body was found dismembered and enflamed in a bathtub after she had allegedly been drugged and raped. Among the suspects: Her mother.


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Feminist Skate Crew 'Brujas' Honor Deceased Dominican Member Maylin Reynoso
Feminist Skate Crew 'Brujas' Honor Deceased Dominican Sister Maylin Reynoso
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2016 - 10:34

The media's silence around Maylin Reynoso's disappearance and subsequent passing remains deafening even one month later, wi


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The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Reynoso
The Media's Silence Around Missing Latina Maylin Reynoso is Horrifying
By Raquel Reichard | 08/24/2016 - 12:04

Maylin Reynoso was a 20-year-old Dominican woman from the Bronx who disappeared and was later found dead in the Harlem River. Her passing was tragic, and so is the media's silence around it.


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Latino Officer Caught on Camera Kicking, Punching Restrained Black Man
Latino Officer Caught on Camera Kicking & Punching Restrained Black Man
By Raquel Reichard | 08/23/2016 - 10:53

The Los Angeles Police Department released security video from 2014 that shows a Latino police officer kicking, punching, elbowing and kneeing a then-22-year-old Black man who fit the description of a robbery suspect.


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Why I'm Still Pushing for Justice Years After My Sister Melanie Colon Was Murdered
Why I'm Still Pushing for Justice Years After My Sister Melanie Colon Was Murdered
By Raquel Reichard | 08/16/2016 - 16:59

On May 8, 2012, Melanie Colon, a Puerto Rican mother and LGBTQ DJ who went by “Gay Barbie,” went missing. The Philadelphia woman’s deceased body was found days later at a nearby park.


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Texas Woman Convicted of Forcing Mexican Maids to Work Without Pay
Texas Woman Convicted of Forcing Mexican Maids to Work Without Pay
By Raquel Reichard | 08/12/2016 - 11:07

A Texas woman was convicted last week of bringing two Mexican women illegally into the U.S. and forcing them to work as her maids without pay.


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Transgender Latina Erykah Tijerina Found Dead in Texas Home
Transgender Latina Erykah Tijerina Found Dead in Texas Home
By Raquel Reichard | 08/11/2016 - 17:21

Transgender Latina Erykah Tijerina was found dead in her El Paso, Texas home on Monday.


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Police Shot and Killed 14-Year-Old Latino Jesse Romero in Los Angeles
Police Shot and Killed 14-Year-Old Latino Jesse Romero in Los Angeles
By Raquel Reichard | 08/11/2016 - 11:43

Latino teen Jesse Romero is the latest Latino youth to be killed by the police. The crime the Los Angeles officer that ended his life believed warranted death: vandalism.


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