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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Couple Arrested at U.S.-Mexico Border After Body of a Dead Toddler is Found in Their Bag
Couple Arrested at U.S.-Mexico Border After Body of a Dead Toddler is Found in Their Bag
By Bianca Mendez | 08/10/2016 - 18:37

A couple was arrested while trying to enter Mexico after authorities discovered a dead toddler in their bag on Wednesday.


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Texas Latina Arrested After Smuggling Her Niece into the U.S. & Selling Her for $6,000
Texas Latina Arrested After Selling Her Teenage Niece for $6,000
By Raquel Reichard | 08/10/2016 - 12:01

A Texas Latina was arrested last week for allegedly smuggling her 15-year-old niece into the U.S. and selling her to a man for $6,000.


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