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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

The US Latino Population is Bigger Than Ever, But Not on the US Olympic Team

*Truth is, most olympic sports are expensive. VL By Mariela Santos-Muniz, Remezcla The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro came to a close last night, leaving in its wake several newly minted national heroes. Gymnastics silver medalist Laurie Hernandez, for example, dazzled press and fans alike with her floor work, talent, and personality; Carmelo Anthony

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Latino brewery offers anti-Trump booze in Chicago

*It was originally sold as Trump Golden Ale, at Chicago’s Trump Tower Rebar restaurant. But the Latino brewers changed the name and no longer sell it to Trump. There’s still some left, sold at 30 Chicago area...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

How many legal immigrants are we deporting?

*Part of the problem is that  there is no right to legal representation for immigration proceedings. ICE is secretive about its statistics so there’s no way of knowing how many deportees may have been residents. VL By...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Selena to Be Inducted Into the Texan Women’s Hall of Fame

*The induction ceremony will take place October 21, at the Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas. VL By  Yara Simón, Remezcla (3 minute read) If you love Halloween and Selena, you’re about to have the best October...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Documentary Captures LAPD’s Violent Crackdown on Historic 1970 Chicano Protest

*The 46th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium is a week from Friday, on August 29. VL By Andrew S. Vargas, Remezcla (2 minute read) Of all of the massive marches that characterized US opposition to the Vietnam War, perhaps...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

America’s ‘toughest sheriff’ should face jail time, judge says

*The clincher here is that even if the prosecutor decides to not go after Arpaio, Judge Snow can appoint a special prosecutor. Arpaio, by the way, is up for reelection. VL By Nicolas Loffredo, Newsweek (4 minute read)...

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Austin City Councilman Don Zimmerman to largely Latino group of kids: ‘Do something useful’

*Yeah, this happened. It happened at a city council meeting where citizens gave their opinion on their 2017 budget. Council member Sheri Gallo asked the Latino kids present to promisr they’d register to vote when they turned...

Friday, August 19th, 2016

In Defense of the Mexican-American Chef, Or: No One Hates on Mexicans Like Mexicans

*I strictly limit my use of the term “must read” because I think it’s bandied cheaply (as is the lone definite article “This”). But this, is a must read. You have to read the whole thing though....

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

How Trump is the child of a narcissistic, unholy political marriage

*Henry Flores tell us that the GOP lost control of their party back when they plotted a political takeover. VL By Henry Flores, NewsTaco When Dwight David Eisenhower left the presidency the Republican Party was seen as a...

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Love Is Love for Latinos

*More Latinos are in favor of same-sex marriage. No different from the general public. So much for the myth of the socially conservative Latino. VL By Dan Cox, U.S. News & World Report Before Donald Trump suggested that...

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

After Panhandling His Way to the Rio Olympics, Misael Rodríguez Secures Mexico Its First Medal

*El Chino Rodriguez scored a medal for Mexico. A year ago he begged on the streets to raise money to travel to the qualifiers in Qatar. VL By Andrew S. Vargas, Remezcla Mexican sports fans can now...

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Trumping Trump’s Big Lie About Latinos

*There’s a national campaign in the works to counter Trump’s rhetoric and lies against immigrants and Latinos. VL By Ana Valdez, NewsTaco “I am officially running for President of the United States, and we are going to...

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

‘Latinx is me’: How one letter links controversy, community

*Where do you fall on Latinx? I’m not a fan. I understand that people want a non-binary gender term that fits them. But I don’t think it’ll stick. Because if I have a Latinx friend, and hx...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Latinos DO age slower than anyone else – and their genes ‘hold the key to prolonging youthfulness’

*I love when geeks say Latinos age slower at the molecular level (I nod and say “I knew that.”) By Mia De Graf, Daily Mail Latinos age slower than any other ethnicity, a study has found. Scientists...

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