By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 09:18 | 0 Comments
Once again, Sebastien De La Cruz sang the national anthem on Thursday night – the same song that brought him a flood of racist sentiments on social media earlier this week. Introduced by San Antonio’s mayor Julian...
By Samantha Leal | 06/12/2013 - 09:56 | 0 Comments
We're not sure why we're so surprised. Racism is alive and well, and Twitter's newest victim is 11-year-old Sebastien de la Cruz. Last night in San Antonio, de la Cruz sang the national anthem before Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Heat and the Spurs. de la Cruz, also known as "El Charro de Oro," gained notoriety as a contestant on NBC...
By Kamren Curiel | 05/31/2013 - 10:52 | 0 Comments
YouTube comments are infamous for getting out-of-control and downright nasty, but when commentators get racist someone's got to pull the plug. That latest someone is Cheerios, who disabled comments on their YouTube ad featuring a biracial family after racist slurs started flying.
The Cheerios ad depicts a white mom, a black dad, and...
By Samantha Leal | 05/28/2013 - 10:52 | 0 Comments
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter said something offensive about Latinos recently. Surprised? We didn't think so. Coulter has continued her racism veiled as foreign policy rhetoric in a new column called, "When did we vote to become Mexico?"
In the column, Coulter states that...
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/05/2013 - 15:00 | 0 Comments
I’m one of those girls who’s a sucker for romantic comedies. Yes, I said it. I simply love any movie that takes a couple who just can’t seem to get their act together and ends with them finding their happily ever after.
I don’t care if the plot is kind of silly. I don’t care if the acting is awful. I don’t even necessarily care that the dialogue is...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/03/2013 - 16:13 | 0 Comments
During a speech to young students in Denver, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor acknowledged how difficult the issue of racial profiling can be while alluding to the Boston Marathon bombings.
The Justice, who is in Denver for the...
By Jesus Trivino | 05/02/2013 - 10:47 | 0 Comments
Tyler, The Creator and David Guetta must be drinking from the same cup this week. Even though the two artists are on opposite sides of the pop spectrum — Tyler, a shock rapper and Guetta, an EDM star — this week they’ve managed to produce similar pieces of trash. First, Tyler, who has partnered with Mountain Dew, who wants...
By Latina Staff | 04/12/2013 - 14:50 | 0 Comments
The internet has been buzzing about the "Dolls of the World" Mexican Barbie, that comes with a chihuahua and passport. While many pointed out that all of the dolls come with a passport, others expressed their disappointment of the stereotypical...
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