By Fox News Latino | 10/09/2013 - 12:32
The number of Latinos and African-Americans bitten by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department canines have dramatically increased in the past few years, a new study released earlier this week states.
While the annual dog bites for whites, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders remained very low from the years 2004 to 2012, the number of K-9 unit attacks on Latinos and African-Americans rose in the same period.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/11/2013 - 12:27
We were left speechless after word got out about a Target memo that reminded its managers that not all Latinos eat tacos and burritos and dance to salsa.
According to NBC Latino, three former employees of a Target warehouse in Woodland, California are suing the giant over alleged racial racism and retaliation as a result of the document.
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 06/28/2013 - 16:40
Countless immigrants become naturalized U.S. citizens on July 4th. Getting a piece of paper is one thing, but to fully become a true American it takes a lot of elbow grease and pent-up rage (like a lot of rage). Here we present 10 Quick Ways to Become an American—it’s easier than making Drake cry.
By Samantha Leal | 04/15/2013 - 15:57
Two explosions caused chaos at the Boston Marathon finish line at Copley Square, causing numerous injuries, reports the Boston Herald. The blasts went off just before 3 p.m. today.
By Sugey Palomares | 09/13/2012 - 15:29
Since the Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Zoe Saldana would be playing the legendary Nina Simone in her upcoming bio-flick, Nina, people have reacted, well, strongly. Social media posts, blogs, and petitions, express concern and often disdain over a light-skinned actress playing the soulful singer.
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 10:06
It became more apparent when evaluating the 2010 Census that Americans are diversifying their views of race. One in 14, or 21.7 million of the United States Census takers chose to write in their own response when it came to when identifying their race. Terms such as “Arab,” “Mexican,” “Haitian,” and “multiracial” were frequent responses according to NBC Latino.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/27/2012 - 14:55
The frustrating ironies of being Afro-Latina hit Yuly Marshall with stunning regularity: At work at a Miami hospital, Hispanic patients of the Cuban-born radiology technician usually assume she’s African American, asking her, “Where did you learn to speak Spanish like that?” and expressing shock—even skepticism—that she’s really Latina. Other times, fellow Latinos will disparage African Americans in front of her with phrases like, “What can you expect from negros?” and then turn around and tell her, as if paying her a compliment, “But you’re not like that. You’re one of us.”
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2011 - 11:15
During a recent sold-out concert, Mexican rock group Maná spread pro-immigrant and pro-environment messages to its fans, the Latin American Herald Tribune reports. “Never forget your roots…we have to keep fighting those lousy damn racists,” lead singer Fernando “Fher” Olvera told the crowd of about 10,000 people.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/05/2011 - 17:00
2010 census results are in and there was one incredibly interesting new trend in Puerto Rico. For the first time ever, the number of Puerto Ricans identifying themselves solely as black or American Indian jumped about 50 percent in the last decade. This is a marked shift from previous census results.
“It truly breaks with a historic pattern,” Jorge Duany, an anthropology professor at the University of Puerto Rico told the Associated Press.