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Reality TV GIFs That Sum Up That Time Trump Had To Climb A Wall To Attend His Own Rally

The California GOP held its state convention last week and, well… it was a dramatic AF sh*tshow. At the root of this political chaos was none other than Donald Trump, because of course. Trump’s esteemed reality TV colleagues help tell the story — and how we feel about it.

From the get-go, raza came out strong!

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A coalition of hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, Calif., to protest the GOP frontrunner. Despite what the New York Times will have you believe, there were a lot of Latinos visibly present at the event.

TFW the largest Latino population in the country makes itself known:

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Even Captain Mexico, the lesser known but cooler Avenger, was there!

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For real tho, shout out to Captain Mexico for showing up.

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Side note: What are the odds that the dude dressed in that costume is actually named Jesus? Like 25 percent?

Unfortunately, things got a little TOO LIT.

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The Los Angeles Times reports that five people were arrested after skirmishes broke out on Friday. Come on, gente!

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On the bright side, the demonstrations forced Trump’s motorcade to make a U-turn.

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The most hated man in Latino America™ was forced to go through the back, which LOL.

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Unfortunately, the pleasure of watching Trump scuttle around was short-lived. “It felt like I was crossing the border!” Trump quipped. Cue the rage.

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Yo, dawg, are you for real gonna make a joke about an arduous and dangerous journey that results in hundreds of deaths a year?

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What’s worse, that joke killed!

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Ugh, people laughing at Trump’s joke makes us all…

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…but then you remind yourself that #lovetrumpshate.

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And then you realize that Trump’s hateful rhetoric won’t work in the general election.

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But that still doesn’t mean you can be complacent, because otherwise you’ll get pushed around.

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And so you make it your business to get as many Latinos to register to vote as possible.

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Because at this point, stopping Donald Trump should be a big priority for the Latino community.

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So make his life miserable by registering to vote. You can do it here, or here, or even here!

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READ: Anti-Trump Protest In Orange County Got So Chaotic 17 People Were Arrested

Register to vote today by downloading the Latinos Vote app for iOS and Android. Our voice matters. #WeAreAmerica

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A 70-Year-Old Mexican-American Woman Was Attacked Because Her Assailant Thought She Was Asian

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A 70-Year-Old Mexican-American Woman Was Attacked Because Her Assailant Thought She Was Asian

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In another incident that highlights the anti-Asian sentiment that is on the rise in recent months, a 70-year-old California woman was attacked in Eagle Rock, earlier this month. According to news reports, a young woman attacked her while she was exiting the bus to pick up groceries.

The elderly woman, who goes by Becky, is Mexican-American. But her attacker yelled an anti-Asian slur at her before physically assaulting her.

According to AAPI news site Asian Dawn, Becky’s attacker was a 23-year-old woman who was also riding the bus with her. The woman did nothing to provoke the attack. The young woman ended up dragging the older woman from the back of the bus to the front of the bus. Becky ended up in the hospital with a broken nose, a concussion, two severely swollen eyes, and chunks of her hair torn from her head.

According to Becky’s son, who only goes by Pete, while the family are Mexican-American, people often mistake their family for being of Asian descent. According to Pete, no one intervened to stop the young woman from attacking his mother.

“Nobody would help. Not even the bus driver,” the woman’s son told The Eastsider.

Finally, the young woman stopped her attack after a fellow passenger called 911. The police were able to apprehend the young woman after issuing a bulletin for her arrest.

According to Pete, his mother has a long road of recovery ahead of her. Already suffering from lupus and arthritis, her mother is having trouble walking. Her leg is badly bruised from the assault.

The fact that the victim was Mexican-American serves to illustrate how ignorant and hateful these racist attacks are. There is no rhyme or reason to hate.

Many are linking the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the virus originated in Wuhan, China. The violent racists that have been attacking people who appear to be of Asian descent believe that Asian-Americans are somehow personally responsible for the pandemic.

If you to support the #StopAsianHate cause, donate to organizations like gofundme.com/AAPI or the Asian American Legal defense fund here.

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Here’s How You Can Help Daunte Wright’s Family After He Was Killed By Police

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Here’s How You Can Help Daunte Wright’s Family After He Was Killed By Police

Police have taken another Black man’s life, this time it’s 20-year-old Daunte Wright. Protests have broken out in cities across the country as the nation reacts to the killing of yet another young Black man.

But as the nation reacts to the murder, Wright’s family – his mother and child – need all the support they can get right now and thankfully there are many ways that we can all be better allies while helping support the family that Wright leaves behind.

Daunte Wright is the third high-profile police murder in Minneapolis.

Daunte Wright was driving to his older brother’s house with his girlfriend on Sunday afternoon, when police pulled him over for expired tags. Police said they found an existing warrant for Wright’s arrest and attempted to handcuff him.

Bodycam footage revealed Officer Kim Potter shot Wright when she claimed to be reaching for her taser. He died on the scene, just 10 miles from where former police officer Derek Chauvin is on trial for the death of George Floyd.

According to CNN, Daunte’s death is at least the third high-profile death of a Black man at the hands of police in Minnesota in the last five years. And Daunte Wright’s death comes less than a year after the police killing of George Floyd, which sparked protests around the world.

Daunte Wright leaves behind a family still struggling with such an immense loss.

Daunte’s mother, Katie Wright, spoke out about the fear he experienced before his death. Daunte called her after the police pulled him over, at the suggestion of his older brother. “I know my son was scared. He’s afraid of the police, and I just seen and heard the fear in his voice. But I don’t know why, and it should have never escalated the way it did,” Katie told Good Morning America on April 13.

According to Katie, Daunte believed he was getting pulled over for his hanging air fresheners, then she heard “scuffling” and an officer told him to hang up the phone. “I tried to call back three, four times and the girl that was with him answered the phone and she said that they shot him and he was lying in the driver’s seat unresponsive.”

If you’d like to help support Daunte’s family and demand justice, below are a few resources and action items:

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