California Latinos Protest the Police Killing of Teenager Pedro Villanueva
California Latinos Protest the Police Killing of Teenager Pedro Villanueva
By Raquel Reichard | 07/14/2016 - 10:38

Dozens of Latinos demonstrated outside the California Highway Patrol's headquarters in Santa Ana, California on Monday in protest of the police killing of 19-year-old Pedro Villanueva.


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5 Things to Know About Carmelita Torres & the Bath Riots
5 Things to Know About Carmelita Torres & the Bath Riots
By Raquel Reichard | 01/28/2016 - 17:10

For decades, the United States deloused Mexicans seeking to cross the border into the country by stripping and bathing them in a t


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Artist Uses Paint to "Erase" the U.S.-Mexico Border
Artist Uses Paint to "Erase" the U.S.-Mexico Border
By Raquel Reichard | 10/20/2015 - 10:54

Artist Ana Teresa Fernández is "erasing" the U.S.-Mexico border by painting the fence that divides the two countries the color of the sky.


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Hope and Solidarity Mark Protest for One-Year Anniversary of Missing 43 Students
Hope and Solidarity Mark Protest for One-Year Anniversary of Missing 43 Students
By Raquel Reichard | 09/28/2015 - 14:25

Angry protestors joined the dismal parents and friends of the 43 missing Mexican students on Saturday, gathering at the histor


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YASS! Latino Activists Prep for a “Dump the Trump” March in Texas
YASS! Latino Activists Prep for a “Dump the Trump” March in Texas
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2015 - 10:05

No after-work plans? If you’re in Texas, you might be in luck.


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Demonstrators Across U.S. Protest an 'Epidemic' of Police Brutality
Demonstrators Across U.S. Protest an 'Epidemic' of Police Brutality
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/24/2013 - 09:58

On October 22nd, hundreds of demonstrators across the United States took to the streets to protest against police brutality.

According to The Huffington Post, organizers of this protest feel police brutality has become an epidemic. Protests took place in several major cities on Tuesday including Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.


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Big Win for Immigration Activists Who Staged Protest Near Laredo
Big Win for Immigration Activists Who Staged Protest Near Laredo
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/02/2013 - 15:58

Three dozen undocumented immigrants, who dubbed themselves the Dream 30, staged a protest near Laredo, Texas on Monday. "Undocumented! Unafraid!" the group shouted as they stood at the Mexican border.

This is the second time in only a few short months that a group of undocumented immigrants, who lived part of their lives in the United States, attempted to bring attention to the 1.7 million-plus people who had been deported during President Obama's first term in office.


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Fast Food Workers Strike on Labor Day
Fast Food Workers Strike in Time for Labor Day
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/30/2013 - 11:13

Fast food workers in Los Angeles have joined the nationwide strike in demand for a higher hourly minimum wage.

According to The Huffington Post, employees from McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King, Taco Bell and various others took to three different locations in Los Angeles on Thursday to demand a $15-an-hour minimum wage.


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Protests in Mexico against the drug wars
Thousands Gather for Peace March Across Mexico To Protest Drug Wars
By Adriana Rivera | 06/09/2011 - 15:15

13 buses and at least 25 cars full of people are traveling in caravan through Mexico on their way to Ciudad Juarez, infamously known as the world’s murder capital.


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Pitbull Cancels Phoenix, AZ Stop of 'Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval' Tour
By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 10:26

Pitbull announced yesterday via his Twitter and his website, www.PlanetPit.com, that he was canceling  the May 31 date of his "Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval" tour in Phoenix, AZ to protest the recent passing of the state's polarizing SB1070 legislation.

"I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on May 31. How is the country we enjoy and love bcuz of its human rights, freedom, opportunity and that has been built by immigrants, now start 2 deny them?" he asked. "It is contradicting 2 everything the USA stands 4."


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