Another Way That Teachers Matter For Latino Kids

Another Way That Teachers Matter For Latino Kids

NewsTaco May 23, 2017

*Science tells us that ethnic and racial minority kids do better in more diverse schools. The question before us is if the educational leadership in the White House believes in […]

LAPD’s 1st Latina Commander, Cancer Survivor Marches in Rose Bowl Parade

NewsTaco January 2, 2017

*Great story that cuts across all ethnic, cultural and racial lines. VL By  Brian Latimer, NBC News (3 minute read)   Los Angeles Police Department Commander Anne Clark is the first […]

Infants show apparent awareness of ethnic differences, UCLA psychologists report

NewsTaco December 14, 2016

*Here’s something to wrap your mind around on a Wednesday. I think babies detect differences, but the authors of the study and the article are the ones who imposed ethnicity […]

Nearly 70% of U.S. Hispanics agree with physician-assisted death

NewsTaco December 13, 2016

*Personally, I’m in. I agree that terminally ill patients should be able to ask their doctors for help to end their lives. Does this go against your religious beliefs? VL […]

Latino Boomers Report Having Positive Outlook on Health

NewsTaco October 27, 2016

*The trick is don’t sweat pequeñeces. (that and tequila). VL By Business Wire (4 minute read) A new survey of Hispanic Baby Boomers conducted by health and well-being company Humana […]

Focus on the majority leaves key research on minority populations untouched

NewsTaco October 25, 2016

*This is the problem: “Latinos and other minority groups are hardly researched, producing less information about how each of their respective cultures influence their health and overall well-being.” VL By Khadija […]

Latinos in America Are Far More Likely Than the Average Citizen to Breathe Polluted Air

NewsTaco October 6, 2016

*This is a top issue for U.S. Latinos – 1.8 million Latinos live within a half-mile of oil and gas facilities. But there’s been no mention of it from the […]