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 […]

These Are the Latinos Nominated for a 2017 Emmy Award

Victor Landa July 13, 2017

*I hope you weren’t holding your breath for this. Latinos “remain conspicuously absent” from primetime Emmy awards. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By Manuel Betancourt, Remezcla (3.5 minute read)  What does Gina […]

10 Books From Latino & LatAm Authors For Your Summer Reading List

NewsTaco June 15, 2017

*Here’s a good list of suggestions for your summer reading. It’s ambitious – for some – but doable. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By  Alejandra Oliva, Remezcla (4 minute read)  Along with […]

This Man Created the ‘Aztec of the City’ Comic to Give Mexican Americans the Superhero They Deserve

NewsTaco June 1, 2017

*This comic book artist is trying to raise money to take the characters he created in 1993 to the next level and a larger audience. VL NewsTaco CULTURE THURSDAY By […]

These Rare Photos of Frida Kahlo Show Her Life Before She Became an Artist

NewsTaco May 11, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because there are many Fridaphiles among our NewsTaco readers. Because these are photos that some of her most avid fans haven’t seen (we think?) VL […]

Native American Students Push San Diego State to Retire Controversial Aztec Mascot

NewsTaco April 18, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because, as SDSU professor Ozzie Monge says, “the use of indigenous groups as mascot[s] . . . make[s] students and faculty “accidental racists” in “redface.” […]

Meet The Undercover Latinas

NewsTaco January 2, 2017

*What a great way to start off the year! We need more of this, please. I’m looking forward to these posts. VL By Molly Horan, Refinery 29   Racial identity is […]