Virginia Waitress Receives Note Reading, 'We Only Tip Citizens' Instead of Tip
Latina Waitress Receives "We Only Tip Citizens" Note Instead of Cash
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/22/2016 - 11:11

When Mexican-Honduran waitress Sadie Elledge started serving a couple at the Virginia restaurant she works at, she felt uncomfortable.


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These Elementary Students Made Sure Mexican-American History Was Included in Their Textbooks
These Elementary Students Made Sure Mexican-American History Was Included in Their Textbooks
By Raquel Reichard | 08/15/2016 - 10:03

Children are the future, and the fifth graders at California’s Bell Gardens Elementary School are proving we are in good hands. After learning about the Mexican Repatriation of the 1930s, and scratching their heads wondering why this part of history was conveniently left out of their textbooks, they took the issue to the state – and they won.


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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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WATCH: This Is Exactly Why You Shouldn't Judge a Person By Their Color
WATCH: Hilarious Video Captures What It's Like to be a White-Passing Latino
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/10/2016 - 14:32

If you're a Latinx who doesn't fit the stereotypical description of what people think we "should" look like, what happens in this video has probably happened to you.


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Mexican Gymnast Alexa Moreno Body-Shamed During Olympics but Twitter Comes to Her Defense
Mexican Gymnast Alexa Moreno Body-Shamed During Olympics but Twitter Comes to Her Defense
By Raquel Reichard | 08/10/2016 - 11:19

Mexican gymnast Alexa Moreno kicked major ass at the Rio Olympics, but instead of focusing on her talent, body-shamers of the Internet came out to criticize the young competitor’s cuerpo


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Why do People Assume All Latinxs are Mexicans?
Why do People Assume All Latinxs are Mexicans?
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 13:21

If you’re a Latinx person in the United States, it’s likely that someone has referred to your ethnicity as Mexican, which is really a nationality and a cultural identity that may or may not have anything to do with your Latinidad. So why do folks always conflate the two? Flama's Lee Chin answers that question and more in this week’s episode of #AskFlama.


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This 117-Year-Old Mexicana Died Hours After Receiving Long-Awaited Birth Certificate
This 117-Year-Old Mexicana Died Hours After Receiving Long-Awaited Birth Certificate
By Raquel Reichard | 07/27/2016 - 10:05

For years, Trinidad Alvarez Lira, 117, went through life without receiving the governmental senior benefits she was entitled to because she had no proof of her age.


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San Francisco Will Soon Be Home to the Largest Collection of Mexican Art
San Francisco Will Soon Be Home to the Largest Collection of Mexican Art
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/19/2016 - 11:27

The Bay Area is getting a brand new attraction that you're definitely going to want to visit.


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Texas Latinos Fight to Keep Racist Mexican-American Textbook Out of Schools
Texas Latinos Fight to Keep Racist Mexican-American Textbook Out of Schools
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 10:40

Texas Latinos are mobilizing to stop a controversial book on Mexican-American history from entering its public schools.


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WATCH: 360-Degree Video Commercial Makes Fun of Mexicans
Racist? This Commercial Makes Fun of Mexicans in the Most Offensive Way
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/28/2016 - 15:36

In today's episode of people in power profiting off of stereotypes in the Latinx community, this commercial certainly takes the cake.


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