Latin@ high school students are rising to protest hateful SB 4 law in Texas.

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 […]

Lives in Limbo

NewsTaco December 15, 2016

*From the article:  “How activism, art and architecture are bringing the shadowy immigrant detention system into clearer view.” VL By Michael Agresta, New America Media (16 minute read)  They hide in […]

Truthful Reflections: Repainting an American Story

NewsTaco November 1, 2016

*Why did a chicano artist from San Antonio take on the KKK? We’re glad he did. VL By Eduardo Diaz, Director, Smithsonian Latino Center (4 minute read)  It is astonishing the lengths […]

This Is the Largest Exhibit on Mexican Art in 60 Years

NewsTaco October 6, 2016

*Beautiful! If you happen to be in Paris between now and January. . .  VL By Yara Simón, Remezcla (2 minute read) Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are undoubtedly two of […]

President Obama will award National Medals of Arts to 3 Latinos

NewsTaco September 15, 2016

*This is great news! Sandra Cisneros, Santiago Jimenez Jr., and Luis Valdez will be honored by President Obama. VL By National Endowment for the Arts Washington, DC — President Barack […]

On eve of Hispanic Heritage Month, California congressman proposes American Latino Museum for third time

NewsTaco September 14, 2016

*This has been in the works for years and there have been several obstacles. I’m happy to see it finally reaching congress. The idea is to house the American Latino […]

National Portrait Gallery Announces First Commission of an American Latino

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*This is great news, but, why did it take so long? VL By NY Arts (1 minute read)  The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has recently added new portraits of prominent […]