By Raquel Reichard | 04/14/2016 - 11:12
A new study out of Seton Hall University’s School of Law reveals just how rampant racial profiling is in one New Jersey town's police force.
By Cindy Casares | 12/10/2015 - 07:57
DWL, Driving While Latino, is definitely a thing.
By Cindy Casares | 11/25/2015 - 09:09
In response to a study that found many Texas Department of Public Safety troopers incorrectly reported thousands of Hispanic drivers
By Amy Rubio | 03/24/2015 - 13:42
Much like her character on Empire, Taraji P. Henson is a very outspoken and a no-nonsense individual.
By Samantha Leal | 11/18/2014 - 15:18
Administrators at Harvard University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been sued by Project for Fair Admissions Inc., an advocacy group that claims race-based admissions policies violate const
By Latina Staff | 10/03/2013 - 17:02
Racial profiling again, Sheriff? Guess we'll have to keep a close eye on you!
According to Fox News Latino, a federal judge ordered on Wednesday that Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio be appointed an independent monitor and a community advisory board to ensure that Arpaio is complying with constitutional requirements, after finding his office engages in racial profiling.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/27/2013 - 09:30
A federal judge ruled that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office has profiled Latinos in routine patrols for undocumented immigrants. According to BBC, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” was sued by a group of Latino drivers who claimed that the 80-year-old’s deputies relied on race when choosing whom to stop during patrols.
By Samantha Leal | 08/13/2012 - 09:57
More than 30 federal officers say that a program at Logan International Airport in Boston intended to spot potential terrorists has become rife with racial profiling, targeting minorities including blacks and Hispanics, says The New York Times.
By Samantha Leal | 04/30/2012 - 16:12
Border problems… at the northern border? Yep. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint against the U.S. Border control after two Latinos and a black man were "unjustifiably" stopped in Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula, an area close to Canada, reports Reuters. The complaint was filed in Seattle on Thursday.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/16/2011 - 09:00
Latinos are being targeted by the TSA and other airport security at Newark Liberty International Airport.
According to New Jersey’s Star-Ledger newspaper, a recent TSA report stated, “Mexican and Dominican passengers were singled out for scrutiny of their travel documents as an easy way to drive up the number of referrals by Newark's (behavior detection officer) unit so that it would appear productive.”
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