The Most Controversial Democratic Ad Of The Virginia Election Was Based On A True Story

The creator of a Latino Victory Fund video was once chased by bigots in a pickup.

The summer after Colin Rogero’s freshman year in high school, a group of white upper-classmen began spreading the word that, as a Latino, Rogero was not welcome in town. “Whether they were rednecks or not, they were certainly playing the part,” Rogero recalled of his tormentors in 1992, who he noted sported cutoff T-shirts and boasted of their chewing-tobacco consumption.Rogero, the grandson of Cuban immigrants, had recently moved with his family from the city of Miami to the Broward County s...