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Texas OKs Mexican-American studies curriculum under new name

Victor Landa April 12, 2018

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,” […]

Carlos Guerra, journalist and civil rights activist

Victor Landa April 9, 2018

California, NY sue Trump administration over addition of citizenship question to census

Victor Landa March 27, 2018

Donald Trump and The Frito Bandito

Victor Landa March 15, 2018

Since the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, those of us born and raised along the U.S. / Mexico border have been continually marginalized into a geographic […]

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 […]

Two Dems poised to make history as first Texas Latinas in Congress

Victor Landa March 7, 2018

Two Latina candidates who won their respective Democratic primaries on Tuesday night are likely to make history in November as the first Latinas from Texas to serve in Congress. Candidates Veronica Escobar […]

Latino directors, movies may nab major Oscars, but once again, no actors

Victor Landa March 4, 2018

As the 90th Academy Awards approaches, the nominations garnered by Pixar’s “Coco,” Chile’s “A Fantastic Woman” and Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-horror “The Shape of Water” may very well triumph as some of […]