Statements

May 27

The NRA Enables Domestic Terrorism, This Must Stop Now! 

May 27, 2022 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Despite the public’s outcries–including NHMCs–Texas Governor Gregg Abbott and Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn will speak at today’s National Rifle Association’s Annual Convention, which is moving ahead as scheduled in Houston just days after 19 […]

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May 25

NHMC Mourns Murdered Niños and Teachers After Tragedy Strikes Again in Texas

May 25, 2022 For Our Children’s Safety Congress Needs to Hear from You Today! A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition There are no words to describe the heartbreak NHMC feels as we begin to mourn alongside the Uvalde community for the 21 innocent lives lost, the majority of […]

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May 17

NHMC Joins #MakeMarkListen Campaign to Hold Meta Accountable

May 17, 2022 A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) has long warned about rampant hate, extremism, and disinformation infesting Meta’s Facebook platform. This past weekend, a white supremacist opened fire at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, targeting the local Black […]

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May 16

NHMC Demands Congressional Action Following White Supremacist Domestic Terror Attacks

A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition Of the numerous shootings across the nation this past weekend, one of the most egregious was the attack on Black grocery shoppers in Buffalo, New York, by a white supremacist domestic terrorist radicalized online. For over a decade, NHMC has warned about […]

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May 11

NHMC Applauds Alvaro Bedoya’s Senate Confirmation to the Federal Trade Commission

May 11, 2022  A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition  The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) congratulates Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya for his confirmation to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Vice President Kamala Harris’ vote broke the 50-50 tie in the Senate, which now makes the FTC a Democratic majority. […]

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May 9

The Biden Administration, Private Sector, and Advocacy Organizations Come Together Today to Support the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Today, I had the privilege of representing the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) at the White House when President Biden and Vice President Harris announced that the administration has secured 20 private sector commitments to digital equity from leading […]

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May 3

The Supreme Court Has Engaged in a Partisan Assault on Women’s Rights: NHMC Urges Congress to Codify Roe v Wade Immediately

May 3, 2022 A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition Last night millions of Americans shuddered as the leaked draft of a majority opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, revealed that the Supreme Court of the United States would break precedent by engaging in a partisan assault on women’s […]

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April 25

Elon Musk’s Takeover of Twitter Threatens Our Democracy

April 25, 2022  A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition  Elon Musk, SpaceX and Tesla Founder, has yet again exploited his privilege as a billionaire to purchase and take over Twitter, subject only to a shareholder vote following Twitter’s board’s approval. As we continue to see hate and disinformation […]

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April 21

NHMC Files Comments Urging DOJ and FTC to Prioritize Diversity in Merger Guidelines

April 21, 2022 A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition As we continue to see billion-dollar mergers in big tech and media, diversity must be prioritized not only as a means to be inclusive but also to ensure fair market competition and growth. The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) […]

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April 7

NHMC Congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Senate Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court 

April 7, 2022  A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition  As the first Black woman confirmed to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s performance throughout her Senate confirmation was nothing short of exemplary. The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) applauds Judge Brown Jackson on her […]

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April 5

Elon Musk Uses His Status to Circumvent Content Moderation

April 5, 2022 A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition Billionaire SpaceX and Tesla founder, Elon Musk, has bought 9.2 percent of Twitter, of which he will avoid certain Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) transaction reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Securities and Exchange Act since he owns […]

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March 28

Latinos at the Oscars 2022

A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) The Academy Awards was a monumental night for Latinx creatives. From Ariana DeBose’s historic best-supporting actress win for her role as Anita in “West Side Story” – becoming the first openly queer Afro-Latina to win an Oscar – to […]

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March 16

Dear Discovery: Does diversity include Hispanics or not?

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March 15

Warner Bros. Discovery Excludes Latinos on their Board

With the recent announcement of their new board, I have realized that when it comes to Warner Bros. Discovery, their definition of “diversity” doesn’t include Latinos. While we congratulate these new board members, especially those board members of color, on their appointments, having no Latino representation on the board of the newly combined Warner Bros. […]

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March 2

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine is an Assault on Human Rights Led by Disinformation

March 2, 2022 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) The first casualty of war is often the truth. As Russia invades and attacks the sovereignty of Ukraine, one of Putin’s main tools to provide cover for his invasion has been disinformation on Spanish-language media. The […]

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February 28

NHMC Calls on Senate to Swiftly Confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

February 28, 2022  NHMC Calls on Senate to Swiftly Confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson    A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition  The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) commends President Joe Biden on his historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States. As […]

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February 8

NHMC Statement on Latinos at the Oscars

February 8, 2022 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) The NHMC congratulates all the artists and filmmakers today on their nominations for the 94th Academy Awards, and are encouraged by an increasing number of Latinx creatives being recognized for their achievements. From Ariana DeBose’s recognition […]

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January 31

California’s Net Neutrality Win In The Ninth Circuit Is Only The Beginning

January 31, 2021 California’s Net Neutrality Win In The Ninth Circuit Is Only The Beginning A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) On Friday January 28th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit , upheld the California Internet Consumer Protection and Net Neutrality Act […]

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January 21

NHMC Condemns FCC Commissioners’ Xenophobic Statements

January 21, 2022 A Statement by Brenda V. Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition Today Federal Communications Commissioners (FCC), Nathan Simington and Brenden Carr, used their positions as leaders of a federal agency to dehumanize and disrespect the immigrant community. At NHMC, we believe that no human is illegal and that every person […]

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January 16

“No Celebration Without Legislation” this MLK Day

A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) On this special day honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) stands with the King family and fellow activists around the country urging Congress to move past the celebratory statements of remembrance […]

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January 6

One Year After the Insurrection: Dangerous Disinformation & Hate Towards the Latino Community Remains Unchecked 

January 6, 2022 One Year After the Insurrection: Dangerous Disinformation & Hate Towards the Latino Community Remains Unchecked  A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) On January 6, 2021, the foundations of our democracy were shaken to their very core. A year after the insurrection, we […]

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December 7

Congratulations FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel!

December 7, 2021 Congratulations FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel!    A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Today the United States Senate confirmed Jessica Rosenworcel as Chair of the Federal Communications Commission as the first woman Chair in the Commission’s history. NHMC applauds the Chairwoman for her commitment to […]

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November 24

Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Held Accountable

November 24, 2021 Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Held Accountable A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Finally, Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. have been found guilty and will be held accountable for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. However, despite the verdict, real justice […]

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November 19

Online Hate & It’s Consequences – Kyle Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty

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November 17

NHMC Supports President Biden’s Nomination of Jessica Rosenworcel as Chair of the FCC and Urges a Quick Confirmation Process

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November 6

Congress Finally Passes Legislation to Address the Nation’s Digital Divide

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October 20

Statements of Support for the Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act of 2021

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October 20

AT&T Funds Hate and Extremism

October 20, 2021 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Disinformation and hate only thrive when those with power and influence breathe life into it. The Reuters Special Report (Report) detailing how AT&T’s funding of One America News (OAN) provided 90 percent of the OAN’s income […]

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October 8

Statement: Insider’s Testimony Exposes Facebook’s Lies!

October 8, 2021 Insider’s Testimony Exposes Facebook’s Lies! A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Tuesday’s testimony by former Facebook Product Manager, Frances Haugen, in the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, destroyed the facade Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg have been […]

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October 4

October 4th 2021 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) Yesterday’s 60 Minute interview with Frances Haugen, former Facebook Product Manager addressed, “conflicts of interest between what was good for the public and what was good for Facebook,” referring to Facebook misleading the public in supporting […]

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September 22

NHMC Urges President Biden to Halt the Deportation of Haitian Immigrants and Asylum Seekers Along the U.S. Mexico Border

September 22, 2021 NHMC Urges President Biden to Halt the Deportation of Haitian Immigrants and Asylum Seekers Along the U.S. Mexico Border A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) The sight of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents on horseback whipping Haitian immigrants and asylum […]

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September 20

NHMC Urges Congress to Include the Device Access for Every American Act in the Final Budget Reconciliation Package

September 20, 2021 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) To give millions of households affordable access to connected devices, Congressman McEachin and Senator Warnock have introduced the urgently needed Device Access for Every American Act. Essential programs such as the Emergency Broadband Benefit program were […]

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September 16

NHMC Congratulates Alvaro Bedoya on FTC Nomination 

September 16, 2021 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC)  The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) would like to extend congratulations to Alvaro Bedoya for his recent nomination to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and applauds the Biden-Harris Administration for nominating a member of the Latinx […]

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August 24

NHMC Applauds the House of Representatives for Defending Voting Rights and Passing H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

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August 17

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August 11

NHMC Applauds the Senate for Investing in Broadband and Passing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

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July 29

NHMC | Remembering the Victims of El Paso Massacre

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July 29

Two-Years Since the Massacre in El Paso: We Must Combat Domestic Extremism, Online Hate and Disinformation

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June 25

NHMC Demands FBI Investigation Into Hate Crime at Coronado High School

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June 8

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

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