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Mexican-American medic who documented Nazi camp horror dies at 93

Victor Landa March 12, 2018

Riverside, California (CNN)Two dozen veterans held US flags and stood at attention as they and dozens of family and friends bid farewell to Anthony Acevedo, one of the nation’s great […]

How ‘One Day at a Time’s Diverse Writers Room Creates Authentic Latino Narratives

Victor Landa January 26, 2018

A New TV Show Inspired by the Life of Selena Quintanilla Is Coming to ABC

Victor Landa January 19, 2018

‘Coco,’ Guillermo del Toro win Golden Globe awards

Victor Landa January 8, 2018

Latinos and Latino-themed movies won big in some of the top categories at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Disney Pixar’s ‘Coco‘ won a Golden Globe for Best Animated […]

Rosca de Reyes – A Slice of Gospel and Tradition #Recipe

Victor Landa January 4, 2018

Often used as evangelizing tools, celebrations in Mexico feature elements that are charged with symbolism. Take the piñata, for example, used as an allegory of sin (colorful and appealing on the […]

We sang in Spanish, fell in love with ‘Coco’ — Latino culture trumped hate in 2017

Victor Landa December 13, 2017

If you’re a Latino in America — or Latinx, the gender-neutral the younger generation prefers — the national landscape felt particularly brutal this year, the stinging divisive words of President […]

When Heritage Tourism Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

Victor Landa December 6, 2017

“Join us for this truly unforgettable experience where two worlds once collided forging a New World that would change the course of history.” —Promotional language from announcement of upcoming group […]