The Media Cometh

The Media Cometh

NewsTaco December 6, 2016

*If you read nothing else on NewsTaco today, read this. Jesse get’s it. It’s what we’re about. VL By Jesse Treviño, HispanicLatino I often am asked to identify the most […]

Should “Hispanic” be a race?

NewsTaco June 8, 2016

*First off, this shouldn’t be a serious question. Second, the answer is no. Third, who is “Jane the Actuary.” Fourth, give this piece a chance, Jane says there should be […]

Latino Uptick Fueling National Increase in Foster Youths

NewsTaco November 25, 2014

*This is surprising at first glance. But it makes sense. A Latino population surge is going to be felt in all areas of society. This is an important story with […]

The Invention of Hispanics

NewsTaco September 4, 2014

*There is little that gets Taquistas (and Latinohispanicschicanosmexicanospuertoricanscubanosandonandon ) riled-up like the word “Hispanic” does. There is no consensus on the term, for or against, except for the fact that […]

The Invention Of Hispanics

May 8, 2014

*This brings two things to mind. One is the fact that the “Hispanic” term is invented; another is that the inventors had a specific agenda in mind when they did […]

I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?

NewsTaco April 30, 2014

*Hispanic of Latino? It helps to know where the terms come from. There’s a general agreement that both terms are imposed, not chosen, and that opens the door for the […]

Latino Concern Should Expand to Include Climate Change

NewsTaco April 3, 2014

*Immigration, jobs and education are are top concerns for Latinos, and for good reasons. And climate change should be as well. It’s a top concern at NewsTaco. Congress’ slow action […]