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Reno community members support family unity

by Rocío Hernández and Jose Olivares

An air of solemnity hung around Hilliard Plaza as University of Nevada, Reno students, staff and community members stood in silence for half an hour holding signs that read, “We are all deportable.” 818 more words


16 Dead in Carnival Parade Accident in Haiti

In the Latino culture, Mardi Gras has traditionally been the highlight of the year. However this year, Mardi Gras will be less of a highlight for the Haitian people, and more of a nightmare. 104 more words


Gay, Latino Santa Rosa Student Overcomes Adversity To Become 1st In His Family To Attend College

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — During his lunch break at Roseland University Prep in Santa Rosa, Regino Rodriguez meets with the Social Justice Club. He has a lot to share.  864 more words



I love my Puerto Ricaness! Yes I said Ricaness because that’s what it is. pure saturated, orgullo Ricaness! I love that I grew up in a day and time where struggle wasn’t always sad and depressing. 686 more words


More Latino Construction Workers Are Dying On The Job

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise. According to data analyzed by BuzzFeed News, a construction site can be a much different and more dangerous place for a Latino worker for a variety of reasons, most having to do with their employers. 292 more words


SPRING BEAR: A Grandson's Tribute

This article was first published in Bear Hunting Magazine, Nov/Dec 2014 Issue. Special thanks to Clay and the folks at BHM. For more info on their magazine, go to http://bearhuntingmagazine.com/ .  1,817 more words


YAVEO: Direct TV's New Online Spanish-Language Video Streaming Service

In a bid to draw multi-lingual viewers to view most of their content online, DirectTV has curated YAVEO. The service, which isn’t available outside the U.S., will stream TV shows, on-demand movies, children, and sports programming over the internet to PCs, MACs, and Android-devices. 116 more words