As always, leave it to Rep. Luis Gutierrez to keep it real. Earlier today, the Congressman railed on Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s offensive comments last month, where he claimed immigrants from Mexico are criminals and “rapists”: For the record, I am not Mexican and I am not an... Continue »
Two must-read pieces from ThinkProgress and the Daily Beast today highlight the ugly hypocrisy from Donald Trump. While the leading Republican Presidential candidate has spent the last few weeks demonizing an entire community of immigrants, those same immigrants have been, to a very large extent, responsible for his massive... Continue »
MTV lifts up this powerful video experiment from UDsyde Films in response to Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent bigoted claims about Mexicans — and the clip is incredible to watch. The sight of the film’s creator dressed in a prison jumpsuit, handcuffed, and blindfolded standing in public would... Continue »
You’d think angering millions of Latinos and getting dumped by a long list of companies would scare some sense into Donald Trump, but it looks like he’s just tripling-down on his ignorant remarks instead — and getting increasingly personal. This past weekend, the leading Republican candidate for President tweeted —... Continue »
In an undeniable affirmation of the booming political and economic power of Latinos, retailer Macy’s announced today the company is ending its decade-long business relationship with GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump. “We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico,” said the company in a statement.... Continue »
Though it took nearly two weeks, some prominent members of the Republican 2016 presidential field are finally weighing in on Donald Trump’s racist and anti-immigrant comments. According to a Bloomberg News article, Jeb Bush discussed Trump’s comments after a town hall event held in Nevada this past weekend: “ took a... Continue »
The controversy and outrage over Donald Trump’s racist anti-immigrant comments is moving quickly.  While Trump’s comments have generated outrage and solidarity among Latinos and demonstrated the Latino community’s growing clout in corporate America, the Republican Party seems headed in the opposite and wrong direction.  Until today, the GOP’s presidential... Continue »
Friday, 7/17: Trump just got a big-time demotion, this time thanks to the Huffington Post. Earlier today, the site announced it would be moving all Trump-related coverage from the politics section, to the entertainment section: Our reason is simple: Trump’s campaign is a sideshow. We won’t take the bait.... Continue »
In stunning breaking news earlier today, NBCUniversal announced it would be “ending its business relationship” with GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump. “At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values,” the network said in a statement. “Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump... Continue »
The fallout continues for Donald Trump. Univision, the largest Spanish-language network in the U.S., has announced it is cutting ties with the Republican Presidential candidate following his vile accusation that immigrants from Mexico are “rapists.” Leading Latino groups are calling for NBC to cut ties with Trump as well.... Continue »