Our conversation about gun violence is tired, we need to change the story

February 15, 2018

San Anto Southside

2018: a year for the Latino Vote

We have said it before: being a minority does not mean being powerlessness, especially when a large part of the outcome of an election could be transformed thanks to the mass […]

vlanda January 8, 2018

Latinos outraged as national news outlet labels nopales as ‘hottest food trend of 2018’

Nopales are a tried and true treat for generations of Latino families, but it seems to the wider internet they may become the “new avocado toast.” And people aren’t happy. […]

vlanda January 8, 2018

Politics

Latinos And Others Find Trump Tweets Not Unusual

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Pilar Marrero, a writer at the Spanish language daily La Opinion in Los Angeles, about President Trump tweets attacking California’s sanctuary laws. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: This past […]

vlanda April 23, 2018

Texas OKs Mexican-American studies curriculum under new name

The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course — but only after changing the name to “ethnic studies,” […]

vlanda April 12, 2018

NewsTaco Podcast Network

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Hispanic Heritage Month: Why We Should Stop Saying We’re a Nation of Immigrants

We’re not a nation of immigrants, we’re an immigrant nation, and there’s a big difference between the two. This 2017 edition of Hispanic Heritage Month is a good time to […]

vlanda September 18, 2017

DIECIOCHO Podcast – Manny Ruiz, Hispanicize Texas

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 munite read, 20 minute listen)  Here’s the deal, if you’re a content creator in Texas or close to Texas, you should be at Hispanicize Texas and you […]

vlanda July 27, 2017

Victor's Blog

How to Learn From the World’s Best Blogger

I was recently asked for the name the world’s best blogger, which I took to mean, in a roundabout way, my favorite blogger. The questioner was looking to learn from […]

vlanda September 19, 2017

Fact: Lee HS in San Antonio will change its name; there are no major high schools in the city named after a notable Tejano

Robert E. Lee High School, in San Antonio, Texas, will be changing its name. That’s what the North East Independent School Board unanimously voted to do last night. But there’s no word on […]

vlanda August 30, 2017