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When Heritage Tourism Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

Victor Landa December 6, 2017

“Join us for this truly unforgettable experience where two worlds once collided forging a New World that would change the course of history.” —Promotional language from announcement of upcoming group […]

Brookline High Students Walk Out of Class for 2nd Time Over Racist Snapchat Videos

Victor Landa December 1, 2017

More Latinas are becoming teachers and reshaping our nation’s classrooms

Victor Landa November 29, 2017

Texas education officials reject another Mexican-American studies textbook

Victor Landa November 10, 2017

For the second time in the last year, the State Board of Education rejected a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook, leaving teachers without any state-approved materials for Mexican-American studies courses. The […]

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

By Raul A. Reyes, NBC News (7.5 minute read)   In his heyday, Gus Garcia cut a dashing figure in Texas legal and social circles. He was a key member […]

Many Latino College Students are Homeless, Hungry

Victor Landa July 25, 2017

NewsTaco HEALTH TUESDAY By Eric Moreno, Salud Today (2.5 minute read)   There are more Latino college students than ever before. The bad news is that the high cost of higher education […]