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Mitt Romney To Anti-immigrants: MI CASA ES SU CASA!

Mitt Romney is laying down the welcome mat for anti-immigrants at this year’s Republican National Convention. Meanwhile, he slams the door in the face of Latino voters. From calling the DREAM Act a 'hand out' and vowing continue reading »

Latino Civil-rights Group Sues Florida County Over Redistricting

A Latino civil-rights group is suing the authorities of Central Florida's Orange County for discrimination against the Hispanic community by imposing a new electoral map on the region. continue reading »

This is How You Fight Voter Suppression (VIDEO)

Watch this video to ensure you know how to register to vote and what to bring with you to the voting booth! In 2011, Florida made some important changes to its voting laws. Ever Floridian needs to understand these changes particularly African Americans, continue reading »

Gutierrez Reacts To Racist Twitter Attacks On President and Mrs. Obama by Sr Puerto Rico Official

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL-4) wrote President and Mrs. Obama a letter on Wednesday expressing his outrage at a racist Tweet attributed to the top Advisor to the Speaker of the House in Puerto Rico. He also wrote the Speaker calling for the advisor's termination. In the letter to the Obamas, the Congressman, a Chicago-born Puerto Rican, said: continue reading »

Head of Anti-Hispanic Hate Group Interviewed by Anti-Semitic Publication

The conspiracy-oriented anti-Semitic publication, American Free Press (AFP) interviewed Glenn Spencer, who heads the anti-Hispanic hate group, American Border Patrol (ABP), in an article published on July 16, 2012. ABP regularly does video surveillance of the Mexican-American border. continue reading »

National Review Online (NRO), Stands by Writers Use of Word “Wetback”

One might expect National Review Online (NRO), the conservative commentary outlet, to be particularly sensitive to any racist language given two recent dust ups — one writer was recently fired for penning a screed against black people, and another was let go after NRO discovered he was part of a white nationalist group. continue reading »

Rush Limbaugh Goes “ Off The Rails ”  About Race (VIDEO)

While many are welcoming the recent news that minority babies are, for the first time, constituting a majority of the nation’s newborns—a rather predictable segment of America is not so receptive to the change. continue reading »

The Ad Says, “No One Wants to be Called a Pig,” And Then Does Precisely That to All Mexicans

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights demands an explanation and apology from Pro Carpet and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for the ad that appeared recently in AJC Reach. The ad says, “no one wants to be called a pig,” and then does precisely that to all Mexicans continue reading »

J.T. Ready: The Link Between White Supremacy and Anti-Immigration Groups in Arizona

Jason Todd Ready was a neo-Nazi who didn’t try to hide the fact that he was ready and willing to use deadly force on the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the incursion of undocumented immigrants. That his life came to a violent end was no surprise to those who, over the years, had tried to raise awareness about the danger to society posed by Ready and his associates. continue reading »

Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio and His Office Sued by U.S. Govt for Discriminating Against Latinos

The Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit in federal court today against Maricopa County, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio, arising from unconstitutional and unlawful actions. continue reading »

New Accusations of Discrimination Against Latinos in North Carolina School District

A North Carolina school system is defending itself against the accusations of two civil rights defense groups that it discriminates against the families of Hispanic students by not providing information in Spanish. continue reading »

A Guide to Racial Profiling

This week the Department of Justice sued Sheriff Arpaio in Arizona for his refusal to cooperate with their investigation into his historic racial profiling and violations of civil rights. continue reading »

Stop Racial Profiling: It is Too Costly to Our Families, Our Communities, and Our Country

The National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR), which the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) co-lead, applauds Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights for yesterday’s hearing on racial profiling. continue reading »

On Trayvon: Is the Issue of Race Distracting Us From the Real Issue? Scared, Angry People with Guns

Wading through a disturbing morass of arguments about whether George Zimmerman is white or Hispanic, whether Trayvon Martin attacked Zimmerman before Zimmerman killed the unarmed 17-year-old, and, stupidest of all, continue reading »

Man Jailed for 6 Years for “Shoot Some Mexicans” Spree in New Orleans

Mark Gautreau, 50, was sentenced this week in federal court in New Orleans to 72 months in prison for shooting two Hispanic men on the Bonnet Carre Spillway in St. Charles Parish, La., on Aug. 20, 2006. continue reading »

Is ‘Go Back to Mexico’ the Chant of 2012?

What is going on with this 'Go Back to Mexico' chanting. No this isn't coming from Mexico trying to lure tourists back with a 'Go Back to Mexico' shout out. continue reading »

NYC Judge Says Latinos and African Americans Owed at least $128 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

After ruling that the Fire Department of New York discriminated against minorities during their entrance exams, Judge Nicholas Garaufis said the amount of money owed to the impacted minorities could surpass $128 million. continue reading »

White-Dominated Boards Face Legal Threats over Racial Makeup

While Zurita takes a sometimes-playful approach to her racial identity, it became the serious subject of a recent lawsuit under the California Voting Rights Act. In January, a judge ruled that a trial would be necessary to figure out whether Zurita could be considered Latina and whether that means Latinos have a voice on the council. The city settled the suit late last month. continue reading »

Two Time Texas Teacher of the Year Tells Student, “Go Back to Mexico”

After 24 years of exemplary teaching and two ‘Teacher of the Year’ awards, Shirley Bunn found herself suspended with pay after telling a disruptive eighth grader to “Go Back to Mexico.” continue reading »

Justice Department Sues Lee County, FL for Discriminating Against Latino Employees

The Justice Department announced today the filing of a lawsuit against Lee County, Fla., alleging that the county discriminated against three Hispanic employees continue reading »