Mother of fallen Marine hero: Reporter tried to play Latino ‘race card’

Icela Peralta Donald, sister of fallen Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta, still fights for MoH for her hero brother.
Icela Peralta Donald, sister of fallen Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta, still fights for MoH for her hero brother.

The All-American mother takes a brave stand against racism…

The family of a fallen Marine hero is accusing a reporter for The Washington Post of attempting to play the Latino race card by trying to trick the family into stating that the combat hero’s Mexican heritage was a factor in him being denied the Medal of Honor, as reported by¬†The Washington Times on Feb. 27, 2014.

Rosa Peralta, mother of the recipient of the Navy Cross Sgt. Rafael Peralta, as well as her youngest son L/Cpl Ricardo Peralta, USMC, are hammering Washington Post reporter Ernesto Londono for repeatedly attempting to get family members to accuse the military hierarchy of denying the Medal of Honor to the Marine Corps martyr because of his Latino lineage.

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