In the past couple of weeks, Hispanics have found themselves in the spotlight, starting with the visit of the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and President Trump’s promise to sign an executive order to provide Dreamers with a path for citizenship. Then came the controversial Hispanic Prosperity Initiative ceremony. The content of this initiative, which seeks to bolster education and economic opportunities for Hispanic Americans, was overshadowed by the hullabaloo caused by the statements of Robert Unanue, the CEO of Goya, as one of the ceremony’s speakers.
After Unanue said we were all “truly blessed…to have a leader like President Trump,” social media erupted with negative reactions. Perhaps you have encountered trending hashtags such as #Goyaway or #BoycottGoya, accompanied by pictures of Goya products in the trash, along with oaths to never buy these products again.
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