Culture

THE LATEST

Latino Climate Politics, or Seeing God’s wrath in the hurricanes

Victor Landa September 21, 2017

Hurricane Harvey left fear, uncertainty and ruin in its wake. The Category 4 storm left some people questioning what could come next, to which Mother Nature quickly responded with another hurricane: Irma. […]

Hacking Hockney: the Mexican American painter bringing Latino culture into art

Victor Landa August 22, 2017

Aztecs, Mayans marveled at eclipses — and predicted them with precision

Victor Landa August 21, 2017

Devotion to Virgin of Guadalupe Alleviates Stress of Immigration

Victor Landa July 19, 2017

By The University of Alabama News (3 minute read)  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mexican immigrants living in a rural Mississippi county highly devoted to the Virgin of Guadalupe coped better with immigration-related stress […]

These Are the Latinos Nominated for a 2017 Emmy Award

Victor Landa July 13, 2017

*I hope you weren’t holding your breath for this. Latinos “remain conspicuously absent” from primetime Emmy awards. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By Manuel Betancourt, Remezcla (3.5 minute read)  What does Gina […]

Ride Like a Girl

Victor Landa July 11, 2017

*Do yourself a favor. Give this a read. It’s one of the toughest and mot beautiful of the Mexican traditions. VL Women riders take the reins in the macho world […]

Latino Support Grows for Same-Sex Marriage

Victor Landa July 10, 2017

*Acceptance of same-sex marriage has grown since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor. VL By Edwin López Moya, Al Día (3 minute read)   US society support for same-sex […]