16 Hispanic heritage spots on public lands

16 Hispanic heritage spots on public lands

NewsTaco October 7, 2016

*Only one-in-ten visitors to national parks is Latino. Yet many national parks preserve U.S. Latino heritage. VL By The Wildreness Society (12 minute read) For National Hispanic Heritage Month, we […]

California’s Plan to Deport our Heritage

NewsTaco May 22, 2015

*The recognition of Father Junipero Serra in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall, as well as Pope Francis’ plan to canonize the 18th century friar, have been the center of recent […]

11 Moments That Made Us Proud To Be Latino In 2013

December 26, 2013

By Huffington Post Latino V0ices With newfound representation in politics, trailblazing reforms in Latin America and new inroads in the entertainment industry, 2013 was a great year to be a […]

Diego Luna Discusses Cesar Chavez Biopic And Current ‘Prejudice’ Toward Mexican-Americans

August 9, 2013

By Carolina Moreno, Huffington Post Latino Voices Diego Luna may have traveled into the future for his role in the sci-fi action movie “Elysium” but the Mexican actor recently also went back in time […]

The Latino Inventor of Fritos That No One Remembers

July 24, 2013

By Eduardo Diaz, Smithsonian Latino Center Innovation is, among other things, the act of introducing something new. In 1932, with this country in the throes of the Great Depression, a […]

Mexicans Ain’t White: The Gus Garcia Story

July 19, 2013

By Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante Spoiler alert: The life of Civil Rights lawyer Gus Garcia doesn’t have a happy ending, but the true story of our people lies between the […]

Ingenuity, Invention and Innovation — from a Latino optic

June 10, 2013

By Eduardo Diaz, Smithsonian Latino Center The Arts and Industries Building is that grand one located just east of the iconic Smithsonian Castle, on the National Mall. It’s been shuttered […]