Tag Archives: Latinos

NRA’s LaPierre offends and endangers Latinos with latest arguments for gun rights

LatinaLista — By now, most people recognize Wayne LaPierre’s face than remember his name. It’s no wonder. Ever since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, he’s been on the offensive on behalf of the National Rifle Association where he’s the executive vice president. LaPierre has gotten a reputation for being a staunch defender of gun

Latino online visionaries to be recognized at official Latino SXSW Interactive event

LatinaLista — SXSW has evolved into one of the premier seen-and-be-seen events in the country. The only problem was Latinos, as an organized group, were barely seen at all. That changed last year when Austin-based Cultural Strategies launched The Social Revolución during SXSW Interactive. Described as “an interactive movement of Latinos using social media to

Attempts to sow distrust between Latinos and Obama won’t work this time around

LatinaLista — It wasn’t but days after the presidential showdown between Obama and Romney that everyone — from media political analysts to veteran GOP politicians — admitted, if not somewhat grudgingly or incredulously, that Obama’s win could be credited in a very large part to the Latino turnout. Everbody knew, whether they went on the

Guest Voz: When it comes to the environment, Latinos not the ‘sleeping giants’ Corporate America believes

By Nayelli Gonzalez LatinaLista (Editor’s note: The following is a condensed version of the full report published by Saatchi & Saatchi The Myth of the Sleeping Giant: Why Latinos are the fastest growing segment the sustainability industry has (n)ever seen) When I think of the reasons my dad drives a hybrid, fills his groceries in

The Browner The Neighborhood, The Browner The Air

by Gina Carroll Mom’s Clean Air Force Mom’s Clean Air Force has been highlighting the alarming disparities in the amount of air pollution among diverse communities. The fact is: the browner and poorer the community, the poorer the air quality. A new study indicates that the differences in air quality among communities of color is