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Tag Results for "Hispanic Hate"

Fear Mongering via Mexican Asylum Cases

Here’s how an immigration rumor gets started. Take one local Fox news station, mix in a bunch of undisclosed sources complaining about asylum seekers at the Otay border crossing, add in some inflammatory comments from continue reading »

Spanish-Language Ads Spotlight Rep. King’s Anti-Immigrant Comments

An influential labor union launched a Spanish-language ad campaign Sunday criticizing Republican Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) recent extreme comments that compared undocumented continue reading »

REPORT:  Latinos Face Discrimination When Seeking Housing in Certain Southern Cities

Latinos suffer discrimination when they try to get a home in three metropolitan areas of the Southern United States, in part due to state regulations that invite discriminatory treatment of people who look "foreign," according to a report released Monday by the National Council of La Raza. continue reading »

POLL:  Support for Continuing Affirmative Action at Record Low

A new poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal shows record low support for the continuation of Affirmative Action. This poll comes at a time when the Supreme Court is debating the issue. continue reading »

Otra Ves, Racism, Racism, Racism

Bueno, it took a totally nonpolitical person to help bring contemporary racism to the surface. Currently, you have politicians saying that the days of racism, those halcyon days of 1965, are over. We, as society, have moved beyond the racist appeals of fringe groups such as the nazi’s or klansmen. continue reading »

Top Conservative Publication Defends Linking Hispanics To Low IQ

Last week, a coauthor of the Heritage Foundation’s shoddy immigration report, Jason Richwine, resigned after it emerged that his PhD dissertation argued that Latinos and blacks were genetically intellectual inferior to white people. continue reading »

Conservative Group Photoshops Out Minorities In Mailer Opposing Pro-Voting Legislation

A conservative group connected to Colorado’s Secretary of State has been sending political mailers — including a picture of a darker-skinned woman whose face was digitally removed and replaced with a white woman’s face — in an attempt to oppose a landmark voting bill that may soon become law. continue reading »

Is There Something Worse Than Being Called a Wetback?

With all the fervor, rage and political grandstanding that have come from Republican Don Young's comment on illegals, it is timely to ask if there is something worse than being called a wetback for Latinos? continue reading »

DREAMers Call On Senators Schumer, Rubio to Condem Racist Comment

The DREAM Action Coalition is urging New York Senator Chuck Schumer and Florida Senator Marco Rubio to publicly condemn Rep. Young’s insensible and insulting remarks of calling Latino workers “wetbacks.” continue reading »

Republican Don Young Apologizes For “Wetback” Comment

Long-serving Republican lawmaker Don Young has issued an apology after sparking criticism for referring to Hispanic migrant farmworkers as "wetbacks." continue reading »

Perpetuating Latino Slurs for Profit: Clear Channel’s KFI AM Clinches Onto the Term “Illegal”

The nation’s focus on immigration has created a widespread discussion as to whether terms such as “illegal(s),” “illegal immigrants,” “illegal aliens,” etc., should continue to dominate the immigration debate. For progressive leaders and groups, including NHMC, this is a no brainer. Using words such as “illegal” continues to polarize the immigration debate—using charged terminology clouds the issue instead of fostering a substantive discussion. continue reading »

Texas Church Offers Firearms Classes To Train Parishioners To Defend Against Bands Of Mexicans

The Times of London reports that several American churches are now offering concealed firearms training in order to attract worshipers to their pews. continue reading »

Justice Dept. to Investigate Latino Students, Families Facing Discrimination in Louisiana

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education that they will investigate two additional components of an SPLC civil rights complaint that describes widespread discrimination against Latino students and their families in Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Impact of Stop and Frisk

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is conducting stops and frisks in record numbers, 2011 saw roughly 685,000 and even more are expected to be performed in 2012. Often targeting Blacks and Latinos, it is obvious that racial profiling is occurring on New York streets. continue reading »

Colorado Investigating Hate Crime Against Hispanic Man

Police in Boulder, Colorado, said they are investigating an attack on an Hispanic man as a crime possibly motivated by prejudice. continue reading »

Organization Urges NC Sheriff’s Office to Negotiate with DOJ After Discrimination Allegations

A immigrant-advocacy group that has denounced racial profiling of Hispanics by a North Carolina sheriff's office urged local authorities to reconsider their refusal to negotiate with the Justice Department, which issued a report confirming the allegations and threatening a lawsuit. continue reading »

DOJ Says Sheriff’s Office Discriminates Against Hispanics in North Carolina

The U.S Department of Justice reported Tuesday that it has found evidence "of discriminatory policing against Latinos" by the sheriff's office in Alamance County, North Carolina. continue reading »

Poll Finds That Negative Media Portrayals Are Fueling Stereotypes About Immigrants and Latinos

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) today released a national poll showing that media portrayals of Latinos and immigrants are fueling rampant negative stereotypes among the general population that are diminishing perceptions of these groups throughout the United States. continue reading »

Alabama’s Anti-Immigrant Law Fosters Anti-Latino Discrimination

According to a new report from the National Immigration Law Center, anti-Latino discrimination is alive and well in Alabama, and has gotten a seal of approval from the governor and the state legislature. HB 56, the state’s increasingly infamous anti-immigrant law, went into effect on June 9, 2011, and has since inspired all manner of bias aimed at Latino residents of the state. S continue reading »

RNC Delegate Offended By Presence of ‘Mexican’ At Disney’s Epcot Center

During a trip to Epcot at Disneyworld, Pennsylvania delegate Mark Harris and his wife were shocked and offended to find a Mexican employee working at the amusement park’s American pavilion, which showcases the different continue reading »