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PRESS CALL: #RacismIsntFunny Leaders To Speak Out On Why Donald Trump Should Have No Place On SNL

**** PRESS ADVISORY**** TODAY: Friday, November 6th at 12 pm ET To Join: Dial 1-888-632-3383; Passcode “SNL” PRESS CALL: #RacismIsntFunny Leaders to Speak Out on Why Donald Trump Should Have No Place on SNL  Press Call to Feature Victims of Trump Fan Aggression, New Letter to Call on SNL Cast to Speak Out Against Hate On a press call to be held … Continue reading »

SNL Under Fire From Activists, Comedians, Artists, And Leaders

More than Half a Million Petition Signers and John Leguizamo Agree that Racism Just Isn’t Funny Last night, leaders from a host of Latino and immigrant rights groups rallied and delivered over 520,000 petition signatures calling on NBC to rescind Donald Trump’s “Saturday Night Live” hosting invitation, set for this weekend. The #RacismIsntFunny campaign and petition drive … Continue reading »

Latino Artists And Leaders Publish Letter: Trump’s “Hate Speech Appeals To Lower Passions Like Xenophobia”

As the campaign to rescind Donald Trump’s SNL hosting invitation delivered over 500,000 petition signatures to NBC Studios last night, a host of Latino cultural leaders have published an open letter calling out Trump’s racist campaign, noting that Trump’s xenophobia has already led to several attacks against Latinos and immigrants: The statement, which was published Tuesday … Continue reading »

Media Frenzy As Activists Deliver Over Half A Million Petition Signatures Telling NBC And SNL: Trump’s #RacismIsntFunny

Last night, leaders from a host of Latino and immigrant rights groups rallied and delivered over 520,000 petition signatures calling on NBC to rescind Donald Trump’s “Saturday Night Live” hosting invitation, set for this weekend. The #RacismIsntFunny campaign and petition drive was a collaborative effort between multiple organizations including America’s Voice,, CREDO Action, Latino … Continue reading »

Youngest DREAMers Need Not Apply: The Other Troubling Part of Marco Rubio’s DACA Comments

Lynn Tramonte: “Senator Rubio has Sunk to a New Low; Pro-Immigration Voters Will Certainly Remember” A number of leading observers reported on the significance of Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio’s statement yesterday that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as President, regardless of whether Congress has passed immigration legislation.  As Suzanne Gamboa reported for NBC … Continue reading »

Over Half A Million People Sign Petition to NBC Studios, Telling Lorne Michaels, SNL, And NBC That Donald Trump’s Racism Is Not Funny

**** PETITION DELIVERY AND MEDIA AVAILABILITY**** TODAY, November 4th at 6pm ET NBC Studios, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York With Donald Trump’s appearance as host of Saturday Night Live just days away, Latino and immigration groups, along with their allies, have collected now 520,000 petition signatures (with a big help from, CREDO Action and telling Lorne Michaels and SNL … Continue reading »

AV’s Juan Escalante to the NYT: Disappointing To See Executives At NBC Willing To Prioritize Ratings Over Respect

With NBC so far refusing to rescind Donald Trump’s invitation to host an episode of “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, leaders from Latino and immigration groups are set to deliver over 460,000 petition signatures to NBC Studios later today calling on the network to drop Trump from SNL’s headline. The New York Times quotes AV’s … Continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus To NBC: Disinvite Trump From Hosting SNL “Because Racism Is Not Funny”

Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a strong statement calling on NBC to revoke Donald Trump’s “Saturday Night Live” hosting duties, scheduled for this weekend. “Mr. Trump’s racist remarks and his continued rhetoric demonizing Latinos and immigrants has created fear within these communities around the country, many of which are represented in Congress by Members … Continue reading »

Immigrant Rights Leaders Highlight the Real-life Consequences of Donald Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Campaign

Washington, DC – On a press call this afternoon, community leaders and immigration advocates highlighted how Donald Trump’s explicitly anti-immigrant and anti-Latino campaign is fostering a toxic climate with real life consequences. A Trump rally and event held in Miami this past weekend offered the latest disturbing reminder of the ugliness swirling around Trump’s presidential … Continue reading »

Iowa Students, Community Members Tell Superintendent To Follow His Own Anti-Bullying Policy And Cancel Trump Event

By allowing Donald Trump use of West High School in Sioux City, Iowa for a campaign rally tomorrow, Superintendent Paul Gausman is ignoring “his own anti-bullying policies for the sake of politics,” say students and local community leaders. “Many students and their families believe that the district’s bullying policy applies to all the district’s facilities … Continue reading »