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Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago

Victor Landa August 24, 2017

Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to a New […]

Remembering Gus Garcia, Mexican-American Civil Rights Pioneer

Victor Landa July 27, 2017

Many Latino College Students are Homeless, Hungry

Victor Landa July 25, 2017

DIECIOCHO Podcast – Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante on Arizona’s Mexican-American Studies Ban

Victor Landa July 18, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco  The trial to turn back a ban on Mexican-American studies in Arizona schools has entered its second week. This is the latest in a chain of […]

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

New Study Finds Latino Parents Feel Strongly Against Using Student Loans to Afford College

NewsTaco June 19, 2017

*Researchers think it’s odd that Latino parents are optimistic about their children’s future, but don’t want them to take out education loans.  They don’t understand that Latino optimism is about […]

Latinos tend to look on the sunny side, including about education

NewsTaco June 12, 2017

*There are two ways to think about challenges: you can either remain positive and find a solution, or you can feel forgotten and elect an unprepared president. U.S. Latinos choose […]