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The Revolution Will Be Digitized: The Outing of Racism

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: The Outing of Racism

By Nicol Turner-Lee, PH.D. Broadband & Social Justice The taglines on Twitter and Facebook read: “Breaking News, Donald Sterling Makes Racist Comments.” No one knew exactly the nature of those comments until the next tagline read, “Hear the Tape.” I was one of thousands who clicked on the TMZ link, listened, and shared among my


New $2.9M Study to Help Obese Latino Kids Eat Better, Play More via Family Counseling, Texting

SaludToday A new obesity management program will use family counseling, text messages and newsletters to control weight and spark healthier eating and physical activity habits in obese/overweight Latino kids, thanks to a five-year $2.9 million federal grant awarded to researchers at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Researchers will develop and test the


Honduras: Authorities fight murders of women

By Kay Valle Ninety-eight percent of femicides remain unsolved due to the lack of resources, according to Honduras’ Special Public Prosecutor for Women. TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – One female was killed every 13 hours in the Central American nation last year, as 630 femicides were recorded by the Observatory of Violence at the National University

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Special Pinterest campaign highlights pervasive abuse of girls in Guatemala

By Anna-Claire Bevan LatinaLista Guatemala has long cultivated a reputation as one of the most dangerous countries for females in the Western hemisphere. Women are often caught in the middle of drug trafficking and gang violence and regularly fall victim to rape and murder. A powerful new campaign created by LatinWorks for La Alianza, an


Pablo Cruz: Producer of “Ms Bala” and “Cesar Chavez” Brings Ambulante to California

By Angela Ortiz Se Fija! After studying and working abroad from his native Mexico, Cruz returned to start the production company Canana in partnership with Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna. Now located in Los Angeles, he’s brought us Ambulante California. AmbulanteCA is a documentary festival started in Mexico by Bernal, Luna and Cruz. The