Trump’s Latino approval on the rise? Not so fast

Trump’s Latino approval on the rise? Not so fast

Victor Landa January 24, 2019

With an odd echo of Sally Field’s “You like me!” speech at the Oscars, Donald Trump on Tuesday touted findings from a poll that he viewed as showing a surge of approval from Latinos. […]

The effort to undermine minority voting

Victor Landa October 1, 2018

I see a clear method to the apparent madness of Texas redistricting. I fear that Texas is moving toward redistricting based on voter population only — disadvantaging minority voting — […]

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,” […]

Why term ‘la raza’ has complicated roots in US

Victor Landa July 13, 2017

*Maybe NCLR changed its name becasue it was too hard to explain outside the Mexican-American community. They could have used this article years ago. VL By Russell Contreras, The Associated […]

Republicans predict victory as narrow U.S. healthcare vote approaches

NewsTaco May 4, 2017

*Why you should read this:  Because this vote is coming down to the wire. Because you can call your representative to let them know this is a bad bill: Savemycare […]

Guatemala: Death threats, land theft and rock carrying

NewsTaco August 4, 2014

*Read this. The kind of stuff that sends people North to the U.S. VL By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog “After sentencing (the defendant) to carry rocks for a number […]

Anti-Latino rhetoric: The Latino brand is damaged

Mary Mata September 24, 2012

By Carlos Harrison, Voxxi In an unprecedented move, a group of prominent Hispanic entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the country joined forces with national advocacy groups Monday to launch […]