By Fox News Latino | 08/07/2013 - 17:02
Mariah Carey had to look no further than her own experiences with racism to get into character for her latest film role.
In “Lee Daniels' The Butler," Carey plays a woman whose rapist kills her husband right in front of her son's eyes.
The son, Cecil Gaines, was modeled after real-life butler Eugene Allen, who served numerous presidents over his 34-year career in the White House.
By Samantha Leal | 07/23/2013 - 13:57
You tell 'em! After the controversy surrounding his rendition of "God Bless America" -- where many Twitter users questioned his heritage and his citizenship status -- the crooner continued to set the record straight when it came to the incident on the TODAY show.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2013 - 10:25
Last week, a rally backed by Tea Party members took on a racist undertone. According to the Huffington Post, Tea Party activist and lawmakers within the GOP gathered near the Capitol to express their feelings against the immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.
By Samantha Leal | 07/18/2013 - 15:35
After Marc Anthony was bashed on Twitter for not being "American" enough to sing God Bless America at the MLB All Star Game, and with others questioning his pronunciation of "America," the born-and-bred New Yorker set the haters straight on the show Live with Kelly and Michael.
By Samantha Leal | 07/17/2013 - 16:14
This is crazy! Not only do 11-year-old Mexican-American boys get attacked when they sing songs about the U.S.A., now even big stars do, too.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 11:32
Little Mexican-American cutie Sebastien De La Cruz is not sweating his haters one bit. As a matter of fact, De La Cruz says the racist outpour on Twitter after he performed the National Anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals has actually helped him.
By Fox News Latino | 06/14/2013 - 14:18
An appeals court justice under fire for saying Hispanics and African-Americans were “predisposed to crime” is under investigation for her comments.
A council of federal judges in Washington said it will review a misconduct complaint against Judge Edith Jones of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for allegedly making inflammatory comments during a speech in February.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 14:02
A parody video has been created in response to the incredibly racist comments made about a new Cheerios ad. As we previously reported, the original ad depicts a white mom, a black dad, and their gorgeous bi-racial daughter – a modern-day family that some viewers couldn’t stand to see, apparently.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 10:18
Once again, Sebastien De La Cruz sang the national anthem on Thursday night – the same song that brought him a flood of racist sentiments on social media earlier this week. Introduced by San Antonio’s mayor Julian Castro, the adorable 11-year-old mariachi singer sang the patriotic anthem again during Game 4 of the NBA Finals, complete with a traditional mariachi outfit.
By Samantha Leal | 06/12/2013 - 10:56
We're not sure why we're so surprised. Racism is alive and well, and Twitter's newest victim is 11-year-old Sebastien de la Cruz. Last night in San Antonio, de la Cruz sang the national anthem before Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Heat and the Spurs. de la Cruz, also known as "El Charro de Oro," gained notoriety as a contestant on NBC's America's Got Talent. As he began singing, Twitter went crazy, with people posting anti-Latino sentiments toward the young boy.