Statements

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

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 is disturbing, to […]

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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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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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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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February 28

STATEMENT: NHMC Announces 2021 Policy Priorities

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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

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

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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