Rosario Dawson Pens Forceful Open Letter To Dolores Huerta (is that news?)

Rosario Dawson Pens Forceful Open Letter To Dolores Huerta (is that news?)

NewsTaco March 25, 2016

*I post this story about the Rosario Dawson letter to Dolores Huerta, and not the letter itself, for a specific reason. I’m not interested in what Dawson has to say. Neither […]

Neither side was quite right on that Dolores Huerta ‘English-only’ shout-down

NewsTaco February 22, 2016

*Perspective, gente. . . This is a needless squabble, it accomplishes nothing. On the other hand, there’s nothing like a good political spat to get the partisan blood boiling, the […]

8 Latinas Every American Woman Should Thank

NewsTaco September 21, 2015

*I’m sure there are many more than eight, and that many of you could compile lists of your own. But this is a good list to start. VL By Tanisha Love […]

Farmworkers Activist Dolores Huerta Will Be Focus of Smithsonian Exhibit

NewsTaco May 28, 2015

*This is the first time the Smithsonian’s One Life series honors a Latina. The exhibit runs from July 3 through May 2016. VL By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News Dolores Huerta […]

Latino Leaders Who Were Inspired By Martin Luther King And The Civil Rights Movement

NewsTaco January 19, 2015

*Fantastic list, fantastic legacy. VL The legacy and continued influence of Martin Luther King Jr. is undeniable, even if it has not yet fully been realized. As Latinos, we recognize the impact he […]

Dolores Huerta: Obama was right in delaying action on immigration

NewsTaco September 23, 2014

*If you’re into political x’s and o’s, this is a pretty good read. The underlying problem is that while a calculated delay may, in some folks’s eyes, be the best […]

It’s Time to Make The Epic Cesar Chavez Movie

NewsTaco April 4, 2014

*I went to see the Chavez movie out of curiosity and a tinge of obligation. I should spend my money, I thought, to send a message about Latino-themed movies. The […]