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Viernes Video: Filmmaker creates mini-film about the plight of migrant farmworker children

Viernes Video: Filmmaker creates mini-film about the plight of migrant farmworker children

LatinaLista — The plight of migrant farm workers has never gotten the full attention it deserves. No matter that the only reason the nation is able to enjoy the convenience of having fruits and vegetables at our neighborhood markets is because of the backbreaking work of these men, women — and children hunched over in

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National Latino group criticizes PBS for marginalizing former PBS NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez and lack of Latino hiring

LatinaLista — Like all major industries in the United States, the media industry is suffering its share of holding on to workers. Newspapers and magazines have folded, companies are laying off journalists and everyone seems to be doing these things in an effort to either downsize the company or their workforce and take their brands

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Video: Dominican NY police officer shares what it’s like to be stopped and frisked in new video series campaign

LatinaLista — The policy of Stop-and-Frisk, the act of stopping random people and frisking them without a search warrant, is a common tactic by some police departments to deter crime. In New York City, the New York police has been accused of violating the Civil Rights of thousands of Black and Latino New Yorkers with


Intrn’l Video: São Paulo creates a stylish business for aluminum trash collectors

LatinaLista — One man’s trash is another man’s — furniture! In São Paulo, Brazil — a city with a population of almost 40 million people, like any big city, throws away a lot of trash. Yet, in São Paulo, aluminum is recycled in a new way that has launched a project dubbed Can City. Can


Video: Today’s growing grassroots movements — One historian’s perspective

LatinaLista — “History happens when people realize that change is possible” ~ Peter Dreier. Peter Dreier is a historian and author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame. Dreier has dedicated his career to examining the grassroots movements of history and their impact on America’s democracy. In


Intrn’l Video: Swiss-Bolivian artist takes a ‘brush’ to social ills that divide society the world over

LatinaLista — Swiss/Bolivian Luciano Calderon is quickly making a name for himself in the art world. ‘Drawing’ on his bicultural heritage and his status as a Millennial in a world where social injustice runs rampant, capitalism rules, poverty persists and inequality is growing, this 20-something artist learned early that to make an impression highlighting the