By Samantha Leal | 03/24/2014 - 11:45
In perhaps not-so-shocking news, a new government report finds that public school students of color are subject to different treatment than many of their white peers, including more punishments and less access t
By Latina Staff | 03/06/2014 - 09:45
A video game that allows players to shoot undocumented immigrants, including children and pregnant women?
By Samantha Leal | 01/31/2014 - 14:10
Ay, another day, another ridiculous statement to justify intolerance and mislead the public.
By Samantha Leal | 12/04/2013 - 14:41
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is rumored to be gearing up for a 2016 presidential run, may want to rethink his hiring strategy. He recently fired a campaign aide for posting racist tweets, reports Gawker.
Taylor Palmisano, a 23-year-old campaign aide, was fired after previous tweets revealed her to have pretty racist (not to mention violent) thoughts. One tweet stated, "I will choke that illegal mex cleaning in the library. Stop banging f*cking chairs around and turn off your Walkman."
By Cristina Arreola | 11/26/2013 - 09:46
A New Jersey waitress’ claim that she was denied a tip for being gay is being refuted by the family.
Former Marine Dayna Morales, a server at Gallop Asian Bistro in Bridgewater N.J, posted a Facebook photo earlier this month revealing a receipt with a malicious note in the place of the tip. It read: “I’m sorry but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle and how you live your life.”
By Samantha Leal | 11/25/2013 - 13:11
Ay ay ay ay... sometimes, we're just so saddened by our fellow Americans' ignorance we can't help but shake our heads and wonder when times will change. Last night, Pitbull hosted the American Music Awards. While we could sit here and debate if he did a worthwhile job or not, it seems there were some that couldn't help but take to Twitter to voice their opinions on the hosting choice, NOT for how well he hosted–but for the fact that he is Latino.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/18/2013 - 09:19
New Jersey waitress and former Marine, Dayna Morales, was expecting a tip after doing her job and serving a party of four last Wednesday.
Instead, she received a hateful handwritten note from the patrons. It read: “I’m sorry, but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle and the way you live your life.”
By Cristina Arreola | 11/14/2013 - 09:14
A Latina saleswoman at a New York City Alexander McQueen store is suing the retailer for racial discrimination.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/13/2013 - 09:17
A large sign outside of a Burger King is causing outrage in the town of Ephrate, Washington. The billboard reads: “Now Hiring Must Be Mexican.”
The image was posted on KFFM 1073’s website, a radio station based in Yakima, Washington, alongside a poll which asked: “What do you think? Do you find this sign offensive or are you okay with their honesty?”