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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 […]

Latinos Need a Voice, Where Is It?

NewsTaco June 19, 2017

*We’ve had this conversation for years. Do we need a national Latino leader? This piece makes the case that a leader is what Latinos need in the Trumpian era. Are […]

“Taco Trucks at Every Mosque” Celebrated Latino and Muslim Unity

NewsTaco June 16, 2017

*This is perfect! It should be done everywhere. VL NewsTaco FOOD FRIDAY By Denise de la Cruz, OC Weekly (4 minute read)   Orange County’s Muslim and Latino communities broke […]

Effort to Create American Latino Museum on National Mall Gets Push in Bipartisan Bill

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*This is yuuge! . . .  and about time. (*note to self, it’s not a museum, it’s an infrastructure project that happens to be a National Latino Museum.) VL By […]

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 […]

Latino, Asian-American Square Off in California’s U.S. House Race

NewsTaco June 6, 2017

*This is today’s big Latino political story. Polls close in Los Angeles at 8pm Pacific Daylight Time. This is going to be a classic voter mobilization race – whoever gets […]