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POLL:  55% of Americans Oppose Affirmative Action for College Admissions

The U.S. Supreme Court last week agreed to hear a case involving the use of race as a factor in college admissions. Most voters oppose the use of so-called affirmative action policies at colleges and universities and continue to believe those policies have not been successful despite being in place for 50 years. continue reading »

Watch Video:  Jorge Ramos Interviews Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Check out Univision's Jorge Ramos interview the sheriff as 'the face of racism and discrimination' to many Latinos. To that the shameless Sheriff assures Ramos that Latinos love him. Ramos assured him they don't and has polls and interviews to back that up. continue reading »

Culturally Responsive Teaching Model to Expand in Chicago & Suburbs

Students’ academic achievement and social development grew from a curriculum that uses culture as the foundation for literacy and fine arts instruction—according to a three-year independent study conducted by nonprofit Changing Worlds and its research partner, Loyola University’s Center for Urban Research continue reading »

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Arizona’s Latinos and Immigrants

Since Arizona’s Republican-controlled legislature and governor passed the harsh anti-immigrant law S.B. 1070 in 2010, the state has been ground zero for the nation’s increasingly acrimonious immigration debate. The policies enacted in S.B. 1070 continue reading »

Gloria Estefan - Hotel Nacional Official Music Video

Gloria Estefan's New HIT Video "Hotel Nacional" is a tribute to cult film favorites such as "Rocky Horror Picture" "The Birdcage" "Some Like It Hot continue reading »

Narco Blog: Young Cross Dresser Killed – Warning- Graphic Photos

A young man, allegedly gay was found murdered in an area located about 10 meters from the road-Chichihualco Chilpancingo, near the place known as "The Last sticks " with a bullet in the left temple by which then exited on the right side. continue reading »

The Arizona “Model”: Failed Immigration Policy, Successful Voter Mobilization

In order to win over the most conservative, extremist voters in the Arizona Republican primary (which will be held Tuesday, February 28th), presidential candidate Mitt Romney called the state’s immigration policy a “model” for others to follow. continue reading »

Black Eyed Peas’  Jaime Gomez, aka Taboo Honored for Latino Advocacy

The Black Eyed Peas' Jaime Gomez, known as Taboo, is the 2012 recipient of the National Hispanic Media Coalition's Outstanding Advocate for the Latino continue reading »

US Senators Warn Latin America on Iran Ties

U.S. senators are warning Latin American nations against deepening financial and military ties with Iran, pledging heightened U.S. vigilance of Iranian continue reading »

Kelly Clarkson Sings Demi Lovato’s ‘Skyscraper’ (Video)

Kelly Clarkson isn’t just an American Idol, she’s also Demi Lovato’s idol. The 29-year-old “Stronger’ singer, who is currently on tour, performed Demi’s hit from Unbroken, “Skyscraper.” Clarkson has allowed fans to pick a song for her to cover while she’s on her Stronger Tour. According to PopCrush she sang Cee Lo, Coldplay and Etta James so far on her tour, and when she hit the stage in Universal Studios Orlando, she belted out Demi’s “beautiful” tune. continue reading »

Number of Hispanics with College Degrees Soars 80 pct

The number of U.S. Hispanics with a bachelor's degree or higher increased by 80 percent between 2001 and 2011, from 2.1 million to 3.8 million, the Census continue reading »

AntiSEC and Anonymous Hack Private Prison Corporation

Antisec and Anonymous have hacked and defaced the website to private prison corporation GEO Group. This is one of the biggest money makers in the continue reading »

Viña del Mar Festival in Chile Gets a Taste of Marc Anthony’s Steamy Salsa Moves

Marc Anthony spiced with salsa the second night of the Viña del Mar International Song Festival and set the evening on fire with a tremendous burst of Caribbean rhythms continue reading »

Puerto Rico Status Referendum is Historic

In December 2011, Puerto Rico's legislature approved, and Governor Luis Fortuño signed, Law 283. This legislation provides for a referendum continue reading »

New AARP Online Tool Can Help Americans Realize Current and Future Benefits of the Health Care Law

Health Law Guide provides personalized health information in about five minutes. Today AARP launched a personalized online tool, the Health Law Guide continue reading »

Activists say Border Patrol Staking out Arizona Hospitals

The Arizona Human Rights Coalition has asked for the cooperation of the immigrant community to report the presence of Border Patrol agents in hospitals. Kat Rodriguez, the spokesperson for the coalition, told Efe that they had seen an increase in complaints about the presence of Border Patrol agents in the emergency rooms and even maternity wards continue reading »

Narco Blog: Police Commander and Brother Killed in Culiacan Sinoloa (Warning Explicit Photos)

Last night two men were shot dead. One was the Director of Research of the State Ministerial Police of Sinaloa identified as Jose Luis Ibarra Velázquez who was accompanied by his brother Joseph Abraham Ibarra Velázquez . continue reading »

Victor Cruz: Super Bowl Winner, New Dad, New Contract…New Book?

The New York Giants’ salsa-dancing wide receiver has reportedly agreed to a book deal with The Penguin Group’s Celebra Books, which publishes books in both English and Spanish. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Found Guilty of Pushing Fashion Exec Onto Subway Tracks

In August 2010, Ute Linhart, a German fashion executive says she was pushed in front of a oncoming subway train in New York. The man shown in surveillance footage of the horrifying ord continue reading »

José Baez, Casey Anthony’s Attorney, Quits

Jose Baez, officially withdrew from Casey Anthony’s legal team this week according to the Orange County Clerk of Courts website. As of today, no other attorney has replaced Baez. continue reading »