By Cristina Arreola | 11/18/2013 - 11:25
One Louisiana official doesn't want Mexicans to speak English, and he's trying to deny funds to a local library in order to keep Latinos from accessing the resources.
Lindel Toups, who sits on the Lafourche Parish City Council, wants to route funding away from a library and into an area prison. His justification? Well, the Biblioteca Hispana section helps Spanish-speakers learn English. According to him, that’s a bad thing.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/13/2013 - 09:17
A large sign outside of a Burger King is causing outrage in the town of Ephrate, Washington. The billboard reads: “Now Hiring Must Be Mexican.”
The image was posted on KFFM 1073’s website, a radio station based in Yakima, Washington, alongside a poll which asked: “What do you think? Do you find this sign offensive or are you okay with their honesty?”
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 10:01
Wow. Colorodo Republican state senator Vicki Marble caused quite the uproar Wednesday when giving an address as part of the Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force, in which she credited high poverty rates among blacks and Latinos, in part, to diets that include fried chicken, reports Fox News Latino.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/16/2011 - 12:44
On January 12th, CBS will premiere ¡Rob!—a new half-hour comedy that stars Rob Schneider as a bachelor who marries into a tight-knit Mexican-American family.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/02/2011 - 23:40
If you know very little about your Mexican ancestry—Edward James Olmos wants to help you change that. The Oscar-nominated actor has teamed up with Ancestry.com to promote Ancestry.com/Mexico—a new website that offers the most important Mexican census of the 20th century.
By Celestrellas | 08/02/2011 - 16:21
A few days ago on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the talk show host aired a parody of the big summer blockbuster Captain America using the always amusing Guillermo (one of Kimmel's trusty comic foils of Mexican descent) for the bit.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/02/2011 - 14:44
Comparing an entire country to a car is the height of stupidity, but that's exactly what TV host Richard Hammond did on the British motoring show, Top Gear, when he branded a Mexican car, "lazy, feckless and flatulent" and said it mirrored Mexico's national characteristics.