These Are the Latinos Nominated for a 2017 Emmy Award

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 […]

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.” […]

Diego Luna’s accent in Rogue One, where pride meets cynicism

NewsTaco January 5, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco This was the headline that caught my attention today: ‘Star Wars’ actor Diego Luna did not hide his Mexican accent — and Latinos heard it loud […]

Gael Garcia Bernal & Camilo Lara Join Growing List of Latinos Working on Pixar’s Dia de Muertos Film

NewsTaco December 7, 2016

*The movie opens in theaters in November of 2017. VL By Andrew S. Vargas, Remezcla (3 minute read)  It’s been over a year since we last reported on the tortured saga […]

New Study Reveals ‘Hollywood Is An Epicenter Of Cultural Inequality’

NewsTaco September 9, 2016

*What’s that saying about “the more things change the more they remain the same?” Only 5.3 percent of speaking roles went to [email protected] VL By Caolina Moreno, Huffington Post Latino […]