It’s a date you most likely did not learn about in school. Today across the United States, Black communities are celebrating Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the day enslaved people in Texas learned about their freedom, almost two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
The Supreme Court today ruled against the Trump administration’s bid to end DACA, calling the president’s effort to terminate the program “arbitrary” and “capricious.” The SCOTUS decision is not the last word on the legality of DACA; the Trump administration could try again to eliminate the program in a different way in the months ahead. But for now, the Supreme Court ruling is being celebrated as a long-awaited victory for DREAMers and an important day for justice in America.
The Supreme Court has ruled for the Dreamers and against the Trump administration’s bid to end legal protections for young immigrants. We hear from some of those #DACA recipients on what this decision means to them and the future of the country.
Join Jorge Ramos for a live discussion with Aida Rodriguez, an Afro-Latina comedian, actor, and writer known for tackling racism and anti-Blackness in the Latino community. #BLM
The killing of Giovanni Lopez in police custody has sparked growing street protests against police brutality in Mexico, even as Coronavirus cases continue to soar.
We’ve seen it before in Latin America — journalists attacked by police for covering a protest. Now, it’s happening here in the U.S., where 125 journalists have been assaulted by cops while covering the George Floyd protests.
The racist America that black people in this country have always experienced is again revealing itself for everyone to see — deepening old wounds in a time of dangerous polarization.
WARNING: This video contains disturbing images.
Re-emerging from lockdown means doing everything for the first time again.
In small towns across America, meat packing plants have become COVID-19 hotspots. The diversity in these rural communities is largely due to the workforce at the plants, which also makes their minority and immigrant populations especially vulnerable to the crisis.
Masks — or the refusal to wear one — are an expression of our personalities, our politics, and our values…not only in the U.S., but across the Americas.