Una de las víctimas ha sido identificada como Heather Heyer, activista anti-racista, de 32 años. En un intento por frenar la lluvia de críticas contra Donald Trump por su ambigua respuesta al ataque sucedido en Charlottesville el pasado sábado, la Casa Blanca emitió un comunicado 36 horas después en el que condemnaba a los "supremacistas blancos" por incitar a la violencia.
Trying to stop the fallout over President Trump’s ambiguous response to this weekend's incident in Charlottesville, Va., the White House condemned “white supremacists” for inciting violence in a statement, issued 36 hours after the protests began.
A última hora de la noche las autoridades estadounidenses acusaron formalmente de asesinato en segundo grado a James Alex Fields Jr., de 20 años y natural de Ohio, como presunto autor del atropello.
The car attack came about two hours after state police in riot gear had cleared Emancipation Park, the site of the Robert E Lee statue. The city’s decision in February to remove the statue drew earlier protests by the “alt-right” and the Ku Klux Klan.
After a week of intense criticism and public humiliation against his first ally in the presidential campaign, President Trump has shown that no decision is right when it comes to disloyalty.
With news dominated by the misconduct of President Trump, members of his family and administration, a recent ruling in a Philadelphia courtroom received less attention than it deserved.
The main task ahead for Afro-descendants is to "make definitive progress to close the economic gap since, in Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has a face and a color, according to the coordinator of the Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women (RMAAD)
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has managed to get favors from the counties: paying them daily for the number of undocumented people remaining in custody.
Son muchos los que piensan que los primeros seis meses de la presidencia de Donald Trump han sido un desastre de proporciones titánicas.
President Trump’s first six months in office look to many like a disaster of titanic proportions.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today that it has launched a series of initiatives including the implementation of Spanish web pages for Latin American consulates in the country so that the Hispanic community can report incidents of hate or racism.
I usually don’t get this upset over someone being underpaid, unless I’m the someone. But when one of my favorite TV shows appears to have been hurt -- perhaps gravely -- by one of my least favorite things, it bothers me.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
La férrea disputa sobre la Ley de la Cámara 2281 ha llegado a la Corte Federal en Arizona, donde una demanda alega que la ley de prohibición del programa de estudios mexico-americanos en las escuelas públicas es discriminante.
At the risk of setting off more fireworks, I’ve spent the days surrounding the Fourth of July trying to answer a question that has perplexed U.S. Latinos for generations. Whether the yardstick is starting businesses, creating jobs, spreading opportunity, serving in uniform or displaying optimism in hard times, America’s largest minority has shown time and again that we love this country.
But does the country love us back?
On Thursday the House of Representatives is scheduled to hold two "crucial votes" on immigration and national security bills, both sponsored by Republican Congressmen Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. One of the bills, dubbed Kate's Law, is designed to increase the penalties for immigrants convicted of certain crimes who, after being deported, have returned to the US illegally.
My brother-in-law, a volunteer constable in a small Arkansas town, once said that the answer to the tensions and violence between motorists of color and the police was for law enforcement to treat those they are sworn to protect with respect and politeness.
When “The Bell Curve” by Charles A. Murray and Richard Herrnstein was published in 1994, I was a junior in college and didn’t know anything about the book except that it had my white literature professors in an uproar. A few of them inveighed against the book’s premise -- the very notion of intelligence as something people possess in varying degrees -- and then the whole controversy eventually died out.
Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken:
Donald Trump lanzó su atrevida pero finalmente exitosa campaña para la presidencia de Estados Unidos en junio del 2015 con un discurso intolerante contra los mexicanos, en particular, y contra los latinos en general.
Donald Trump launched his long shot but ultimately successful campaign for the U.S. presidency in June 2015 with a clearly bigoted barrage against Mexicans in particular and Latinos in general.
Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes), was murdered in Malambo, a city in the northern province of Atlantico. He was an activist who defended victims of the armed conflict.
Dear white America, have you ever wondered what people of color think of you?
By “people of color,” I mean those of us non-white Americans who used to be called “minorities.” But that was before we started to become a plurality, and eventually a majority, of the U.S. population.
It is said that your perception is your reality. This truth is more important to understand than ever since some of us are living in a time when reality is skewed by perceptions shaped by falsehoods from people in power.
The saying goes, “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.”
Likewise, just because President Trump’s supporters take criticism of their guy personally doesn’t mean they aren’t actually being attacked.