• The video game industry needs to be accountable for perpetuating negative stereotypes

    LatinaLista — It's accepted fact that media has a role in shaping the public perception of ethnic groups. In fact, if it weren't for those early television shows that depicted Native Americans as always on the warpath, Asians as submissive servants, Latinos as heavy accented newly arrived immigrants, and African Americans as...

  • Children discover there’s something fun to learn 365 days a year

    LatinaLista — Now more than ever, the issue of school readiness for young children is on the minds of not just parents but politicians and policy makers as the country finds itself lacking the necessary high-skilled labor force it needs to compete in a global environment. Yet contrary to popular perception, equipping...

  • New multimedia game exposes the realities of immigrant lives in U.S. detention

    LatinaLista — There's a lot of truth in the saying that you don't know how someone else's life is until you walk a mile in their shoes. It is certainly true of the 300,000 immigrants who are being detained across the country by the Department of Homeland Security. In detention centers, and...

  • Free Game About Immigrant Deportation Debuts Online

    LatinaLista — The hype for the video game, ICED - I Can End Deportation, has been ongoing since last spring when it was first announced by its creators at Breakthrough tv. The object of the game is to become a citizen of the United States. The game's characters are different teenagers who...

  • New video game shows the chilly side of immigration policies

    LatinaLista — What is a new video game about illegal immigration that is due to launch in November going to accomplish that countless blog posts, documentaries and news stories couldn't? Well, for one thing, it's going to show players of the new game ICED! I Can End Deportation that the life of...