Opinion


WATCH: The Politicization of Reggaetón

Can reggaetón, currently one of the most popular music genres in the world, be political? This video explores the notion of music as a political statement.

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As Latinos, Food Is Our Identity. That’s Why I’m Boycotting Goya.

Food is our identity. This may explain the swift and categorical reaction from most Latinos to Goya’s CEO praise of Donald Trump: it's like a personal betrayal.

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The Case for Latinos Voting Trump Out in 2020 — and Building a New Country

As an activist, organizing alongside immigrants, workers, and young Latino students in Texas, I know how critical this election is and that voting is not the only thing we can do to make a change. But it is the most basic thing we must do.

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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

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No More Hate. No More La Comay. This Is Why We Demand the Show’s Cancelation Again

Six years after activists in Puerto Rico got popular puppet show ‘La Comay’ off-air, the show was brought back by Mega TV and hateful comments attacking a renowned Black lawyer on the island sparked a new boycott.

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I’m a Gay, Religious Puerto Rican. Stop Using God to Attack My Community.

A public theologian to the political class: How long will the members of the LGBTQ community need to be uncertain about being allowed to live?