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Video: No justice to be found for undocumented immigrants killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents

Video: No justice to be found for undocumented immigrants killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents

LatinaLista — Over the last two years, the U.S. Border Patrol has been under increased criticism of the deadly force its agents use in confrontations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Compounding the problem is the Border Patrol’s lack of transparency and accountability in reporting shootings along the border. Public outcry, along with stinging criticisms from human

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Intrn’l Video: Colombian comedy underscores there’s more than one sueño in playing futbol

LatinaLista — For those futbol lovers in South America for whom playing in the World Cup is a sueño, it always begins with bolaetrapo (Rag Ball). Director Guillermo Iván’s Colombian comedy “Bolaetrapo” sets the stage for a story about one player named Nutria and his unfortunate accident during a final match of the bolaetrapo world

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Video: Foster care reform includes looking at the facts and acting — not reacting

LatinaLista — With 50 different child welfare organizations in the country, not one of the 50 is reported to be working well, according to Molly McGrath Tierney, director for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services. It is a crisis that McGrath Tierney has tried to address for the past several years in her efforts

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Video: Legal scholar and author Ian Haney López explains how politicians use racism as political strategy to win votes

LatinaLista — Ian Haney López understands politics, especially dog whistle politics — the practice of using code words that use race to turn Americans against each other. According to López, legal scholar and author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, politicians — on both sides

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National HerWorld® Month celebrates the future potential of high school girls choosing STEM careers

LatinaLista — March, otherwise known as Women’s History Month, is celebrated by remembering how far women have come and where we’ve arrived today. Yet, not enough attention is paid to where we hope our daughters will be tomorrow. For many who are evaluating the job prospects of the future, job stability — which some argue

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Viernes Video: Diego Luna explains why it was important for him to make the film “Cesar Chavez”

LatinaLista — At a recent Washington screening for his new English-language directorial debut, Cesar Chavez, Diego Luna explained to the audience one of the reasons he wanted to make the film — for his Mexican-American-born son. He said that when his son was born he wanted to learn about notable US Latinos, of which he

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