Where Do We Stand (As We Are Able)? Latinos and the ADA 25 Years Later
*After 25 years with the Americans with Disabilities Act Latinos have come a long way, but Eduardo Diaz tells us there’s still a way to go to ensure “workplace safety, […]
I Have a Dream — That Latinos Are Seen Beyond the Prism of Immigration
*Yes! Exactly the work we’re doing at NewsTaco. If you’ve been following us long enough, you know that our work is about changing the Latino narrative. You also know that […]
Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?
*A fascinating read! It turns out that traditional Latino neighborhoods are more prone to gentrification because new white residents are less likely to move into a neighborhood that has a […]
The People Who Weren’t Kidding
*This is exciting! History Colorado has included the history of the Chicano movement in Colorado in a new exhibit. It’s groundbreaking to see something of this magnitude, in a mainstream […]
Dances With Mexicans, Disney’s McFarland, U.S.A.
By Domino Renee Perez, Ph.D., Director – Center for Mex-Am Studies, University of Texas For two years in a row, Mexico’s native sons have taken home the Best Director Academy Award, […]
Latino Leaders Who Were Inspired By Martin Luther King And The Civil Rights Movement
*Fantastic list, fantastic legacy. VL The legacy and continued influence of Martin Luther King Jr. is undeniable, even if it has not yet fully been realized. As Latinos, we recognize the impact he […]
The House on Mango Street Goes to Trial: #MayaVsAZ
*This is important. The legal battle against the Arizona law used to prohibit Mexican-American studies in Tucson will come to a head on January 12, at the Ninth Circuit Court […]