Hector Luis Alamo, Latino Rebels

Hector Luis Alamo

Latino Rebels

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Hector:

Report Outlines Methods Used by Popular Anti-Immigration Videos on YouTube

Anti-immigration groups have been "employing highly effective and consistent visual styles, messaging format and narrative strategy" in videos posted to YouTube in their effort to convince viewers to adopt more hardline beliefs, as a new report by Define American lays out. → Read More

Immigrant Activist, Organizer Ana María Archila Running for Lt Gov of New York

Best known for her elevator confrontation with then-Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) after he announced his support for Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, the Colombia-born Queens activist and organizer is running for lieutenant governor of New York in 2022 alongside gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams. → Read More

Civil Rights Groups Call on Biden Administration to Condemn Insular Cases

“The Insular Cases, as you know, are a line of Supreme Court cases that held that the ‘alien races’ and ‘savage tribes’ in Guam, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territorie… → Read More

‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ From Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Passes ‘Let It Go’ on Billboard Chart

“We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” the hit song —well, one of them, anyway— from Disney’s 2021 hit movie ‘Encanto,’ is now the highest-charting Disney&#821… → Read More

LULAC Blasted for ‘North Korean Burrito’ Statement

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is receiving criticism on social media for a press release on Friday aimed at North Korea’s state-run media, which last week made the outr… → Read More

New Pew Report: Latinos Say Skin Color Affects Opportunity and Daily Life

Sixty-two percent of adult Latinos say having darker skin limits a Latino’s chances of success in the United States, according to the results of a new study conducted by Pew Research Center. … → Read More

Workers at El Milagro Tortillería in Chicago Take On Bosses

Workers at El Milagro tortilleria in Chicago are in a fight with management over illegal labor practices, including the denial of paid sick days, immigration threats, and armed surveillance. → Read More

Report: Latinos Still Severely Underrepresented in Mainstream Media

While the headline may not surprise anyone, a new report commissioned by the Latino Donor Collaborative reveals just how absent Latinos are in TV, film, journalism, and other mainstream media. → Read More

Poll: Biden Support Falls Among All Americans, Especially Independents and Latinos

While the pandemic has certainly hurt Biden’s support among Latinos, so has the economy. And Latino support for Biden on immigration is even lower. → Read More

Ridding Puerto Rico of Snakes (OPINION)

Last week was St. Patrick’s Day, and thinking of Ireland always makes me think of Puerto Rico, two islands with vibrant cultures dominated by WASPy foreign powers that have tried hard to snuf… → Read More

The Birds & the Bees & the Dogs

All we can do, my wife and I, is prepare my stepdaughter in every way a person can be prepared: mind, body, and soul. Because she will be tested out there. → Read More

Among the Mormons: A Latin[ish] Podcast

Ramón Lagos is a teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born and raised in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, the son of an Afro-Honduran father and an Sicilian mother. Follow him on Twitter at @LenguaDulceLago. → Read More

Jorge and Richie Down by the Schoolyard

And though America is merely a society of cliques, I often wish America’s cliques behaved like the cliques back in middle school. → Read More

What’s Up With Texas?: A Latin[ish] Podcast

Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Julio Cotto, senior vice president of the National Hispanic Institute and a Puerto Rican resident of Austin. → Read More

Making and Selling a Taco, or Learning About Life in the Most Unexpected Places

Life lessons are everywhere. → Read More

The Democrats’ Definition of Progress (OPINION)

We humans have always mistaken the superficial for substance. → Read More

Trigueño Supremacy (OPINION)

No one understands that race is imaginary better than someone who’s multiracial. → Read More

To Us, For Us: A Latin[ish] Podcast

Tootie Alvarez is a poet and truck driver in Chicago. He writes for Latino Rebels. Follow him on Twitter at @TootieAlvarez. → Read More

The Two Lives of Latinos

Being bilingual and bicultural doesn’t give you two separate personalities, but the abilities of two personalities in one. → Read More

The Mexican in Me

I’ve seen a lot of me in the Mexican people around me. → Read More