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  • By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (2 minute read)    That’s what happened to Marcos Antonio Huete, 31, an immigrant from Honduras whose bicycle’s back-tire was hit by truck, crashing Huete to the asphalt. A cop came to investigate, as they do in these matters, and began interrogating Huete while the man was still on the ground, […]

  • *Perfect for Memorial Day weekend. I think this goes well with bar-b-que anything. As always, Adán gives us a culture and history lesson along with a recipe. VL NewsTaco FOOD FRIDAY By Adán Medrano, Adán’s Blog ( 2.5 minute read) This fresh corn skillet, Guisado De Maíz, is all about simplicity and the importance of […]

  • *This is worth reading for the sake of going beyond the Tweets to see how the Trumpian proposals will affect us in our daily lives. Planning on going to college? Trump could make that difficult. This is a good recap of how. VL By Amilcar Guzman,  Inside Higher Ed (5.5 minute read)  In recent years, […]

  • *A couple of White women traveled to Mexico and brought back tortilla recipes that they got from Mexican women in markets and restaurants. They started selling the tortillas from their food cart and all hell broke loose on them. They’re accused of cultural appropriation and had to close their cart. I’m concerned about the effect […]

  • *Science tells us that ethnic and racial minority kids do better in more diverse schools. The question before us is if the educational leadership in the White House believes in this kind of science. VL By Ana Valdez and Prof. Gustavo Carlo, Medium (3.5 minute read)  We are writing this post because we have become strong advocates of […]



  • *It’s become harder for undocumented construction workers to find jobs, so now it’s taking longer for homes to be built, and it’s getting more expensive because of Trump’s tariffs on Canadian lumber. VL By Kathryn Vasel, CNN Money (4...