Author Archives: Marisa Treviño

Groundbreaking civil rights conference hosts victims of law enforcement brutality OXNARD, CALIFORNIA — Dozens of community organizations and several families that have lost their loved ones to extra-judicial killings by police are set to meet at “Justice for Our Communities! Families Organizing to Resist Police Brutality and Abuse,” a statewide conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday April 27, at Oxnard College, 4000

Civil Rights in Communications – A Movement Still in Motion

By Jacqueline Clary Broadband & Social Justice A common question civil rights practitioners receive is: “Why?” In an era where a Supreme Court Justice is comfortable talking about the continuation of the Voting Rights Act as a “perpetuation of racial entitlement” and mainstream America is eager to chalk up racial discrimination as a relic belonging

Infographic: Here’s why coffee is a billion-dollar business, but not for the coffee farmers

By Alex Hillsberg Finances Online Your morning caffeine fix is but a drop in the global bucket that makes coffee the number two most traded commodity in the world after petroleum. But with 100 million Americans like you drinking coffee every day, the bucket easily overflows to make the US the world’s top coffee consumer,

Earth Day 2013 should serve as the beginning of an environmental panic attack

LatinaLista — Earth Day 2013 should have been more than just a “celebration” of the planet or even a further raising of awareness of the consequences of climate change. Earth Day 2013 should have served as the beginning of a panic attack among global communities that the future of the planet is not just extremely