Racist Juror Comment Leads To New Trial For Mexican Restauranteurs

Racist Juror Comment Leads To New Trial For Mexican Restauranteurs

Mary Mata August 21, 2013

By Huffington Post Latino Voices Here’s one juror who has trouble laying aside his prejudice. A federal judge allowed two Mexican restaurant owners, in the state of Maine, accused of hiring […]

KKK Recruiting In Oklahoma Doesn’t Go So Well

Mary Mata January 10, 2012

An attempt by members of the United White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan of Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, to recruit new “knights” ended up doing a bit of the opposite, […]

Milwaukee Latinos 5 Times More Likely To Be Crime Suspects

NewsTaco December 8, 2011

There are roughly half a million people in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Of those, 17% are Latino. But if you were to ask Milwaukee’s Police Chief Edward Flynn, most of those Latinos are criminals. […]

5 Jobs For Recently Unemployed SB1070 Sponsor Russell Pearce

Mary Mata November 22, 2011

Times are tough. After his recent recall in Arizona, the architect of Arizona’s SB1070, Russell Pearce, is out of work and hanging around a Home Depot east of Tempe hoping […]

“You Need To Leave,” Written In Latino Center In Indiana

Mary Mata August 31, 2011

A few changes took place at  Indiana University’s Latino Cultural Center, La Casa,  during the most recent orientation. For one, a note that said “criminals deport” and for another, the words “You […]

Tom Tancredo To Raise Tons Of Money Against 14th Amendment

Mary Mata August 19, 2011

Former Colorado congressman and virulently anti-immigrant personality Tom Tancredo has filed paperwork to form the American Legacy Alliance, a political action committee that has one purpose: stemming illegal immigration and […]

GOP Rep. Calls Obama Racist Name, Says He Didn’t Know

Mary Mata August 2, 2011

Colorado’s Republican representative Doug Lamborn recently called President Barack Obama a “tar baby,” which he later said he didn’t know was a racially derogative word for African-Americans. He later said what he […]