My Alma Mater is Racist — But Here's Why I'm Still Going Back for Homecoming
The Racism on My Alma Mater's Campus is Appalling — But Here's Why I Still Go Back for Homecoming
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/31/2016 - 16:47

Whenever I mention that I am a native New Yorker who went to school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I’m often met with some very perplexed looks.


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Jorge Ramos Talks 'Hate Rising,' a Documentary Exploring Trump-Inspired Racism & Violence in the U.S.
Jorge Ramos Talks 'Hate Rising,' a Documentary Exploring Trump-Inspired Racism & Violence in the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/21/2016 - 15:24

Hate appears to be growing across the United States, a violent and visible change the Southern Poverty Law Center has called "the Trump Effect." The Republican nominee has given racism and xenophobia a national audience, helping white supremacist groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the alt-right movement carry their messages of hate and brutality from private gatherings to the mainstream.


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Racist Old White Man Caught on Camera Demanding to See Construction Workers' Papers
Racist Old Man Caught on Camera Demanding to See "Wetback" Construction Workers' Papers
By Raquel Reichard | 10/18/2016 - 12:06

Another day, another recording of a Donald Trump-supporting white person spewing racist and xenophobic garbage at Latinxs.


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‘SNL’s' First Latina Isn't Winning the Crowd with Her Racist Tweeting
‘SNL’ Lands First Latina Castmate, But She Isn’t Winning the Crowd with Her Racist Tweeting
By Bianca Mendez | 09/23/2016 - 20:14

Melissa Villaseñor is already stirring controversy on Twitter.


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Skip These on Halloween: The 8 Most Offensive Costumes
Skip These on Halloween: The 8 Most Offensive Costumes
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/22/2016 - 11:51

Out of all of the creative costumes to pick from on Halloween, it'll never cease to confuse us why people decide to offensively take on the "identity" of other cultures for the holiday.


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Afro-Latina Facebook Live Recap
Afro-Latinas Discuss Identity on FB Live: Debunking 'Pelo Malo' & Uplifting Little Brown Girls
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/21/2016 - 09:24

As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month theme of "Enoughness," Latina hosted a Facebook Live conversation last week centering on the Afro-Latina experience. 


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Latino Rebels Posts Latinx West Virginia University Student's Letter On Prejudice Experienced On Campus
Latino Rebels Posts Latinx West Virginia University Student's Letter on Racism Experienced on Campus
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/15/2016 - 11:47

As more Latinxs pursue higher education in Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs), we hear more stories about the racism and prejudices they experience while trying to earn their degrees.


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What?! Lil Wayne Just Said There's No Such Thing as Racism
What?! Lil Wayne Just Said There's No Such Thing as Racism
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2016 - 11:13

Lil Wayne has white fans, and, according to him, that basically means that racism is over.


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Hundreds Gather in Texas to Protest Racist Mexican-American Studies Textbook
Hundreds Gather in Texas to Protest Racist Mexican-American Studies Textbook
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2016 - 10:18

Hundreds of demonstrators from across Texas gathered at Austin on Tuesday to protest a racist and inaccurate textbook on Mexican-American history that may hit high school classrooms next year.


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Texas High School Builds Wall for Donald Trump-Inspired Pep Rally
Texas High School Builds Wall for Donald Trump-Inspired Pep Rally
By Raquel Reichard | 09/13/2016 - 10:24

Texas’ Colleyville Heritage High School, one of the whitest and most affluent institutions in the area, held a Donald Trump-inspired pep rally before a game against the most diverse school in th


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