Rebecca Rivas

Rebecca Rivas

Rebecca Rivas covers civil rights, criminal justice and immigration, most recently as senior reporter and video producer at the St. Louis American, the nation's leading African-American newspaper.


The debate on Latino vs. Latinx vs. Hispanic is the song that never ends

By: - October 5, 2021

Growing up in El Paso, Texas, in the ’80s and ’90s, the diversity at my school could’ve been broken down into two categories — children who were born in the United States and students who weren’t. But almost all of the students’ families came from Mexico at some point, and we called ourselves Mexican-Americans or […]