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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

East Haven Mayor Thinks Eating Tacos Equals Reaching Out to Latinos; RI4A Delivers 500 of Them

They’re calling it Taco-Gate. Here’s the story: on Tuesday, the FBI arrested four East Haven Police Department officers and charged them with conspiracy, false arrest, excessive force, and obstruction of justice. Over many years, it seems, these officers have been abusing minorities, especially Hispanics, and then trying to cover it up. According to. continue reading »

Nobel Laureate Denounces Impunity for Crimes Against Women in Mexico

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams denounced in Mexico the impunity that prevails for crimes against women in this country and the lack of political will to seek solutions. After meeting with a group of 50 women's rights activists, Williams criticized the "pretty words" of the Mexican government and demanded real solutions to a problem that affects the entire population. continue reading »