A White Off-Duty Officer Shoots an Unarmed 13-Year-Old Latino and the Teen is Arrested
An Off-Duty Officer Fires Gun in Scuffle with Unarmed 13-Year-Old Latino and the Teen is Arrested
By Raquel Reichard | 02/23/2017 - 10:35

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was caught on camera firing his gun during a fight with a 13-year-old boy in Anaheim, California on Wednesday, leading to the child's arrest and protests in the city.


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Danger for Transgender People in the Workplace is at a Startling High, Survey Says
Transgender People Face 'Startling High' Danger in the Workplace — Here's One Trans Latina's Story
By Barbara Gonzalez | 02/09/2017 - 12:23

When activists fight for the basic rights of trans people, voters and politicians typically fail to realize that this is a life or death situation.


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Legislators Are Demanding to See Melania Trump's Records
Legislators Are Demanding to See Melania Trump's Immigration Records
By Barbara Gonzalez | 02/02/2017 - 10:26

Looks like Donald Trump is having the script flipped on him — or rather, his wife.


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San Francisco Sues Trump Administration for Executive Order Targeting Sanctuary Cities
San Francisco Sues Trump Administration for Executive Order Targeting Sanctuary Cities
By Raquel Reichard | 02/01/2017 - 10:44

On Tuesday, the city of San Francisco sued the Trump administration, claiming that its executive order targeting sanctuary cities is unconstitutional.


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This Father-Son Duo Combines Their Love of Music & the Ocean in the Perfect Way
This Latino Father-Son Duo Uses Music to Protect Our Oceans
By Nichole Fratangelo | 11/17/2016 - 12:45

More than 70 percent of the earth is occupied by oceans, and yet, these beautiful bodies of water are often polluted, threatened and neglected.


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This Latino Teacher Was Put on Leave for Comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler
This Latino Teacher Was Put on Leave for Comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler
By Raquel Reichard | 11/17/2016 - 11:46

A California high school teacher who was put on administrative leave last week after comparing president-elect Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler returned to his classroom on Thursday.


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Teacher Tells Latino Students Their Parents Will be Deported: They "Gotta Go and They Gonna Leave You"
Teacher Tells Latinx Students Their Parents Will be Deported: They "Gotta Go and They Gonna Leave You"
By Raquel Reichard | 11/15/2016 - 10:43

School has transformed from a safe haven to a danger zone for several students of color after Donald Trump was named the president-elect last week, and it doesn’t appear the situation will get any better soon.


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#Calexit: California Wants to Secede from a Donald Trump-Led U.S.
#Calexit: California Wants to Secede from a Donald Trump-Led U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 11/10/2016 - 17:35

Californians want out of a Donald Trump presidency – so much so that they're calling for their state's secession from the United States, or, as they're phrasing it, #Calexit.


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Father Receives 1,503 Years in Prison for Raping Teenage Daughter
Father Receives 1,503 Years in Prison for Raping Teenage Daughter
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/24/2016 - 15:19

(Trigger Warning: Violence Against Women, Rape)


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#HowISpentMySummer: I Faced My Fears on a Road Trip Through the West Coast
#HowISpentMySummer: I Faced My Fears on a Road Trip Through the West Coast
By Jada Gomez | 09/06/2016 - 16:30

September is the season for hoodies, school and renewed goals. And while I’m making my to-do lists upon to-do lists, and enjoying pumpkin spice, I’m super proud of the boxes I can check off my goals list at summer’s end.


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