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Before Donald Trump’s Appearance On SNL, #RacismIsntFunny Leaders Discuss The Real Life Consequences Of Trump’s Anti-Immigrant And Anti-Latino Rhetoric

AUDIO RECORDING OF CALL AVAILABLE HERE Leaders in the Latino and Progressive Community Say NBC is Mainstreaming Trump’s Extreme Anti-Immigrant Agenda As New Open Letter Calls on SNL Cast to Speak Out Against Hate On a press call this afternoon, leaders with the #RacismIsntFunny campaign discussed how disturbing incidents of violence and aggression toward immigrants and Latinos follow Trump where ever he goes … Continue reading »

Members Of The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Continue To Call Out NBC For Not Dumping Trump

As NBC refuses to rescind its invitation to Donald Trump to host “SNL” this weekend, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are continuing to call out the network for throwing the Latino and immigrant communities under the bus in the name of ratings. Earlier this week, the Caucus released a strong statement urging “NBCUniversal to … Continue reading »

Immigrant Woman Brutally Attacked Inside Restaurant For Not Speaking English

As NBC is set to mainstream Donald Trump’s bigotry on “Saturday Night Live” in a matter of hours, the horrific beating of an immigrant woman in Minnesota for not speaking English in public is beginning to attract national attention. From KARE 11 Minneapolis/St. Paul: Jodie Marie Burchard-Risch, 43, was charged with third-degree assault for an … Continue reading »

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, Change.org, 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 Change.org, CREDO Action and MoveOn.org) telling Lorne Michaels and SNL … Continue reading »