Tale Of Latinos In Two Connecticut Cities

Tale Of Latinos In Two Connecticut Cities

NewsTaco December 21, 2011

If you take I-95 east, from New Haven, Connecticut, it’s hard to tell where that city ends and East Haven begins. But if you’re Latino you’d do well to know […]

70% Of LGBT Hate Crime Victims Are Minorities

Mary Mata July 18, 2011

You may recall that 62% of hate crimes are committed against Latinos, or that hate crimes in Washington, D.C. are increasingly against Latinos, and now a new report shows that […]

Washington D.C. Hate Crimes Increasingly Against Latinos, Whites

Mary Mata July 7, 2011

News from our nation’s capital: hate crimes are being redirected away from gays and lesbians and towards Latinos and whites. Interesting, right? Turns out the gentrification of Washington, D.C. has […]

Making Race A Part Of News Reporting For No Reason

Mary Mata May 5, 2011

Recently a few sensationalistic stories came to light: women were found to be hiding things in their privates. Some of these women happened to be Latina. And, perhaps most amazingly, […]

Undoing Tucson Ethnic Studies Illegal, Nonsensical And Expensive

Mary Mata April 29, 2011

[Editor’s Note: The following was written by myself and Christina Saenz of Pa’lante Latino] The Tucson Unified School District’s attempts to unravel the ethnic studies program there doesn’t really make any […]

Latino Heads U.S. Commission On Civil Rights

Mary Mata April 21, 2011

For the first time ever, a Latino is head of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights — that’s the organization that serves as a clearinghouse for civil rights violations on […]

5 Ways You Can Respond To A Racist

Mary Mata April 19, 2011

So, yesterday, as I was looking through the News Taco comments, I came across a real zinger. The commenter in question, presumably a man, didn’t use his real name, but […]