10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/31/2015 - 14:52

Considered outlaws in their heyday, New York's most prominent radical Latino group – the Young Lords – have recently been gifted well-deserved


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A County in Missouri Plans to Lower Its Flag to "Mourn" Marriage Equality Ruling
A County in Missouri Plans to Lower Its Flag to "Mourn" Marriage Equality Ruling
By Raquel Reichard | 07/14/2015 - 09:21

A Missouri county voted to fly the U.S.


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Texas Latina Protests Budget Proposal That Could Cut Cancer Screening Funding
Texas Latina Protests Budget Proposal That Could Cut Cancer Screening Funding
By Raquel Reichard | 06/11/2015 - 13:43

Sadie Hernandez has seen the sun rise and set from the steps of Texas Gov.


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Opposition Congresswoman Maria Corina Machado speaks to protesters during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela
5 Things You Need to Know About Venezuela Right Now
By Latina Staff | 02/24/2014 - 12:13

Sick and tired of the economic crisis, food shortage, infringement on free speech and increased insecurity; hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators came together last week in Venezuela


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Protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
9 Things You Need to Know About the Brazilian Protests
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 17:00

If you haven't heard about the protests that have been taking place over in Brazil, then we're about to bring you up to speed. Here are 6 things you need to know about the demonstrations going on in Brazil:

1. The protests have been occurring over the past two weeks and these have been some of the biggest protests since the end of Brazil's 1964-1985 dictatorship. The protests were organized mostly by snowballing social media campaigns.


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10 Things Every Latina Needs to Know about Occupy Wall Street
10 Things Every Latina Should Know About Occupy Wall Street
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/19/2011 - 15:00

We're sure you've heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began almost 2 months ago in downtown Manhattan and has since spread nationally, and in some cases even globally. We just found out that some citizens down in Puerto Rico got in on the act, which got us thinking: What do we really know about this protest?


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Camila Vallejo
Meet Camila Vallejo: Leader of Chile’s Youth Movement
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 14:30

There’s a new youth movement going on in Chile—and 23-year-old Camila Vallejo is at the head of it all! Vallejo, the current leader of the University of Chile’s student union, is behind protests that started in early June by young people upset about the quality of education in the South American country.


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EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of Protests, President Obama Talks to Latina about Immigration
EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of Protests, President Obama Talks to Latina about Immigration
By Galina Espinoza | 08/15/2011 - 16:22

With a “National Day of Action” set for tomorrow to protest President Obama’s decision to involve local police officers in immigration enforcement, Latina asked the President last week to clarify his position on immigration as part of a wide-ranging interview that will appear in the magazine’s November issue.
 


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Immigrant Families Protest Obama Administration's Deportations
Immigrant Families Protest Obama Administration's Deportations
By Adriana Rivera | 08/04/2011 - 13:15

“Destroying families is un-American,” said Chicago community leader Artemio Arreola.

With nearly 400,000 deportations per year, and more than one million families separated, President Obama’s administration is facing heat from the immigrant Latino community. The national Change Takes Courage campaign, launched on June 30 and sponsored by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, is combating the President’s resistance to stop deportations.


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Hunger Strike in NY Continues as Undocumented Youths Push for Dream Act
By Angie Romero | 06/09/2010 - 10:00

While Latino citizens and celebrities alike condemn Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law, a highly motivated group of young Latino leaders are fighting for their chance at the dream—the Dream Act, that is.


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