Like many people across the country, Fresno State student Johnsen Del Rosario was stunned and heartbroken when Donald Trump won the presidential election. His shock has transformed into resolve. “We must protect each other from the hate and the violence heading our way.” Read the story at The Know.Read More Under Trump, country must unite against hate
The anti-immigrant speech of president-elect Donald Trump was not lost on young people in America with immigrant families. Youth writer Nora Ramirez opens up about how she will find it difficult to call Trump her president because of the way he has disparaged Latinos. “He pointed me out, he despised me, he hurt me, he […]Read More Is that my president?
An undocumented 24-year-old joined the throng during protests over the election of Donald Trump to the presidency that took over the streets of Los Angeles. The writer, who immigrated from Mexico with his family at age seven, said he feels a mix of pain as well as optimism that the United States will get through […]Read More I occupied the freeway last night
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about Mexicans and immigrants cut deep in diverse communities like Boyle Heights in Los Angeles. Youth reporters asked residents to share their views of Trump’s campaign. “It would be a disgrace if he were to represent us.” Read more at Boyle Heights Beat.Read More Trump’s anti-immigrant message provokes outrage in Boyle Heights
Harmful, disgusting, inappropriate and disrespectful. Those are the words that come to mind among Coachella Valley youth asked to reflect on the statements of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who was caught on audio bragging about forcing himself on women. “It’s upsetting to see people like Trump use their privilege to continue oppressing women, people […]Read More It’s Not ‘Locker Room Talk,’ It’s Sexual Assault
Fresno students reflect on the impact of the boastful and vulgar statements by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in leaked audio recordings that captured him boasting about forcing himself on women. “It’s insulting to women, but it also insults men as it assumes that this is how all men behave behind closed doors.” Read more […]Read More Fresno youth weigh in: The Trump Tapes
Fresno was a key stop for both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders during their campaigns to become Republican and Democratic party nominees for president. Trump and Sanders both came across as people who speak their minds. But from there, they diverge.”My time at these rallies gave me a look at two candidates who speak from […]Read More Trump, Sanders and the politics of openness
Trump has dominated every headline with his flamboyance and his extreme platform for the country’s future, especially around immigration. Trump says he would deport over 11 million undocumented immigrants and repeal part of the 14th amendment, which allows birthright citizenship to children of undocumented immigrants. How are Latinos responding to the outrageous Trump platform? “I thought we as a nation […]Read More Why a Trump win would be a loss for Mexicans in the U.S.
Donald Trump took the podium last week to announce his presidential bid and attack Mexican Americans. “When Mexico sends us their people, they’re not sending their best. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists.” Randy Villegas of Kern County heartily disagrees. “The Mexican Americans that chose to come to the United States to seek a better life […]Read More Donald Trump, you’re fired!