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Don’t culturally appropriate Cinco de Mayo or anything else

NewsTaco May 5, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Ray Salazar has a bone to pick about silly Cinco de Mayo celebrations – “if wearing a cultural object requires you to explain why […]

Native American Students Push San Diego State to Retire Controversial Aztec Mascot

NewsTaco April 18, 2017

Laughter, fear and Trump at the Spanish-language circus

NewsTaco April 13, 2017

The PC Term ‘Latinx’ May Get Ditched—Partly Because It’s Too Hard to Pronounce

NewsTaco April 3, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because this discussion doesn’t seem to end. Because there are as many people who think Latinx is here to stay as there are those who […]

Coming To Terms With “Latinx”

NewsTaco March 30, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Latino identity is complex enough without adding another option. Becasue this young Latina asks good questions about the Latinx choice. VL By Arianna Davis, […]

The Making of a Mexican-American Dream

NewsTaco March 8, 2017

*There are two pieces that I believe you should read today. I’ll be posting both of them and I’ll start with this one. It’s a 30 minute read, but it’s […]

Our Institutions as Sanctuaries

NewsTaco March 7, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Eduardo Diaz makes a good point about expanding the idea of sanctuary to mean more than a religious place of safety. Because sanctuary should […]