Statements

June 8

Facebook’s Two Year Ban Opens the Door for Future Hate Targeting Latinos

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June 7

Join NHMC for the Opening Weekend of In The Heights!

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May 12

STATEMENT: FCC Launches Internet Discount Program for COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

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May 5

STATEMENT: Facebook Oversight Board Justifies Trump Ban, Punts Decision Back to Facebook’s Out of Touch Leadership

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May 4

NHMC Announces Newly Elected Board Officers

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April 20

STATEMENT: Justice for George Floyd

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March 18

Calling on Press to Refer to Asians, Especially Asian Women, to Cover Anti-Asian Hate Stories

The National Hispanic Media Coalition is dedicated to eliminating hate and racism, and we stand in solidarity with our Asian-Latinx family and all in the Asian American Pacific Islander community in demanding justice.

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March 1

STATEMENT: National Latino Leaders Condemn Comments by Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue at CPAC 2021

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February 28

STATEMENT: NHMC Announces 2021 Policy Priorities

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February 23

Press Release / Endorsement Letter: Warner, Hirono, Klobuchar Announce the Safe Tech Act to Reform Section 230

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January 25

STATEMENT: NHMC Files Comments Urging Federal Communication Commission to Make Emergency Broadband Program as Inclusive as Possible

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January 20

PRESS RELEASE: NO BAN Act Coalition Says “Goodbye to the Muslim and African Ban”

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January 20

STATEMENT: NHMC Looks with Hope to the Biden-Harris Administration

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January 12

STATEMENT: NHMC Urges YouTube to Ban Donald Trump’s Channel: Lives Are at Stake

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January 11

STATEMENT: Amazon, Apple and Google Remove Parler From Their Platforms

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January 10

NHMC’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden Nomination of Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General

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January 10

STATEMENT: President-elect Joe Biden Nominates Civil Rights Leader Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General

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January 9

STATEMENT: National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s Nomination of California Official Isabel Guzman to Head the U.S. Small Business Administration

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January 9

STATEMENT: NHMC Board Member Marie Sylla-Dixon Appointed as Chief Diversity Officer of Raytheon Technologies

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January 9

NHMC’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s Nomination of California Official Isabel Guzman to Head the U.S. Small Business Administration

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January 8

PRESS RELEASE: NHMC’s Statement on Twitter Permanently Suspending Donald J. Trump’s Account

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January 8

STATEMENT: NHMC and Fellow Stop Hate For Profit Coalition Leaders Call on All Social Media Platforms to #BanTrumpSaveDemocracy

Stop Hate for Profit– the national coalition of civil rights organizations and advocacy groups behind the largest advertiser walk-out ever of Facebook last summer and September’s Week of Action on Instagram– is demanding that Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet and other social media platforms #BanTrumpSaveDemocracy by permanently removing Donald Trump from their platforms.

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January 8

STATEMENT: Broadcast & Cable TV Also Emboldened the White Supremacy’s Attempted Coup

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January 7

STATEMENT: Democracy and Lives Depend on Effective Leaders

Our country needs true leadership right now. Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Sundar Pichai: we urge you to permanently ban the accounts of Donald Trump and other bad actors circumventing your content moderation policies on social media in order to save lives and safeguard the democracy of the United States of America. 

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January 7

STATEMENT: Violent Attempted Coup at Nation’s Capitol Was Fueled by Online Hate

Social Media platforms have enabled the spread of White Supremacy and dangerous conspiracy theories under the guise of responsible content moderation for far too long. As we have learned time and again, temporary suspensions and downranking of repeat offenders, like President Trump, are not sufficient nor appropriate given the gravity of the issue at hand.

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December 22

NHMC Applauds Congress on the Passing of an Emergency Broadband Benefit, Bringing Internet Access to Struggling Families 

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December 17

NHMC Recognizes Social Justice Game Changers

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December 7

THE NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION ANNOUNCES ITS 2020 SERIES SCRIPTWRITERS PROGRAM GRADUATES

  CONTACT: Araceli Velasco (626) 792-6462 avelasco@nhmc.org   December 7, 2020    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   THE NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION ANNOUNCES ITS  2020 SERIES SCRIPTWRITERS PROGRAM GRADUATES Los Angeles, CA – The National Hispanic Media Coalition announces its 10 graduates from it’s 2020 Series Scriptwriters Program. For the first time in nearly 20 years, […]

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November 17

PRESS RELEASE: NHMC, Free Press, Center For American Progress, and Allies Put Pressure on Facebook to Resolve Spanish Language Disinformation Gap

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, Free Press, the Center for American Progress, and several allies  sent a letter  to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to put pressure on Facebook’s top leadership to address the inaction to curb the spread of Spanish-language disinformation.

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November 16

The National Hispanic Media Coalition Launches Its Impact Award Series: Game Changers

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November 13

NHMC Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

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September 30

Donald Trump Refusing to Denounce White Supremacy, Does Not Surprise Me

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August 26

STATEMENT: Organized Online Hate Leads to Real Life Murder in Kenosha, WI

In the middle of a pandemic, an economic recession, and a resurgence of the civil rights movement, we need Facebook and other social media companies to fight for the safety of our communities, instead of enabling white supremacy and the hunt and murder of our people.

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August 3

Anti-Latino Mass Shooting One-Year Anniversary: Domestic Terrorism Not A New Concept

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July 31

STATEMENT: Brenda Castillo, President & CEO of NHMC, on Twitter’s Stand Against Online Hate

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July 29

STATEMENT: Hey Zuckerberg, we’re still dying at the hands of Facebook’s White Supremacy Problem

Facebook’s long pattern of complacency amid racial injustices is what birthed the Stop Hate For Profit campaign in the first place. Civil rights organizations leading the cause decided to band together after the social media platform repeatedly made empty promises and gaslit requests for increased enforcement against white supremacists, politicians, and other bad actors who spread dehumanizing and false information. 

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July 8

STATEMENT: Facebook Releases Civil Rights Audit Report

I write to you today to reiterate our energy in this fight, despite the lackluster response from Facebook this week. Facebook and other social media platforms have the opportunity to be on the right side of history and to take a stand against racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, and overall hate. We will continue to ensure that Latinx are a part of this important conversation, and that our pain and voices are not silenced. 

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July 1

RELEASE: NHMC JOINS STOP HATE FOR PROFIT FACEBOOK BOYCOTT

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June 29

STATEMENT: NHMC COMMENDS ACTIONS TAKEN BY YOUTUBE AND REDDIT TO STOP ONLINE HATE

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June 29

STATEMENT: Enough is Enough – Mark Zuckerberg Must #StopHateForProfit

The National Hispanic Media Coalition stands alongside our partners in the #StopHateForProfit coalition and joining the global day of action to tell Zuckerberg: enough is enough.

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