Gerrymandering: Moving from ‘cracking’ and ‘packing’ to fairness

Gerrymandering: Moving from ‘cracking’ and ‘packing’ to fairness

Victor Landa November 1, 2017

On Oct. 3, the United States Supreme Court heard Gil vs. Whitford, a Wisconsin case regarding extreme partisan gerrymandering of the Wisconsin Legislature. In that case, Republicans drew a legislative […]

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 […]

When Hispanic Teens Vanished, Did New York Police Do Enough?

NewsTaco October 27, 2016

*The MS13 gang is thought to be responsible for the disappearances, but these victims and suspects are Latino young men so the cases are not priorities. VL By Frank Eltman […]

Going Home to The Bronx

NewsTaco April 15, 2016

*I post this because I enjoyed reading it. You won’t find politics here, or any sort of controversy. It’s just a reporter going back to a place he once called […]

Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?

NewsTaco July 3, 2015

*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 […]

Harlem’s Spanish Christian Church Devastated By Natural Gas Explosion

Mary Mata March 13, 2014

By Chris Kirkham, Huffington Post Latino Voices Carmen Vargas-Rosa, a lifelong member of the Christian evangelical church at the center of the Harlem building collapse, said church members are still trying […]

Latino creates an international film festival – for children

Mary Mata November 7, 2013

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Armando Guareño always thought he’d be a doctor when he grew up, but when it came time for college, he says he just couldn’t deny his first […]