Are US Latinos also responsible for Trump’s bigots?

August 14, 2017


Remembering Gus Garcia, Mexican-American Civil Rights Pioneer

By Raul A. Reyes, NBC News (7.5 minute read)   In his heyday, Gus Garcia cut a dashing figure in Texas legal and social circles. He was a key member […]

vlanda July 27, 2017

National Latino group pulls convention from Texas over SB4

By Paul Cobler, Houston Chronicle (2.5 minute read)   The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators is moving its annual convention from Houston to Chicago in protest of Texas’ “sanctuary cities” bill, SB4. […]

vlanda July 20, 2017


Loving v Virginia and its legacy for Latinos: interracial marriage fifty years later

*As much as Trump may want to build a wall to keep us out, and as much as white America may want to vote us out, America is browning, irreversibly. […]

newstaco June 14, 2017

Without More Census Funding, Disadvantaged Communities Risk Being Overlooked Most

*This story has been flying under the radar, with all the attention going to the Trumpian antics. But we need to shine a constant light on it because it will […]

newstaco May 22, 2017

NewsTaco Podcast Network

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

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Texas Rep. Rafael Anchia – Trump, Gerrymandering and Money

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read, 34 minute listen)  It’s safe to say that the just-ended Texas legislative session was the most acrimonious in memory. We can talk for […]

newstaco June 8, 2017

Victor's Blog

One of the Victims of the Immigrant Trailer Tragedy was a DREAMer

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read) We know a little more today about the victims of the immigrant trailer tragedy of this past weekend. Ten migrants died when they were […]

vlanda July 26, 2017

The Immigrant Trailer Tragedy is One Story in 6,000

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (3 minute read)   An average of 428 people die each year attempting to cross the U.S. southern border. In the past 14 years 6,000 undocumented […]

vlanda July 24, 2017