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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

TV Binge Viewing Is The New Normal Among Hispanic Consumers

*I thought this was interesting for a specific reason. Not because of binge watching or because of what television producers and marketers may or may not say, but because of what it says about Latinos in a larger view. If binge watching is a new and transformational trend in media, and if Latinos – especially

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Latino Uptick Fueling National Increase in Foster Youths

*This is surprising at first glance. But it makes sense. A Latino population surge is going to be felt in all areas of society. This is an important story with present and long term consequences. VL By...

Monday, September 29th, 2014

How We Became Hispanic

*As much as we’ve come to argue among ourselves about how we should identify – Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, by national origin, etc, etc… – the fact is that for government and marketing purposes the term Hispanic has...

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The Invention of Hispanics

*There is little that gets Taquistas (and Latinohispanicschicanosmexicanospuertoricanscubanosandonandon ) riled-up like the word “Hispanic” does. There is no consensus on the term, for or against, except for the fact that the word was invented and imposed. And...

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Growing up 50/50 in Santa Fe

*Our storytellers matter. You’ll be seeing more of this in NewsTaco. VL By Sandra Ramos O’Briant, NewsTaco In Santa Fe, New Mexico, I attended barrio schools and was bullied for my O’Briant surname. My classmates refused to...

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Oops: Chipotle Forgot to Include Latino Writers in Its Literary Cup Campaign

*Ooops? See, that’s part of the problem. When media reports on big box business on matters of culture, it’s an ooops.  I normally wouldn’t care what Chipotle did, but this isn’t just an oversight. The fact that...

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The Invention Of Hispanics

*This brings two things to mind. One is the fact that the “Hispanic” term is invented; another is that the inventors had a specific agenda in mind when they did it. Since then, the term has run...

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?

*Hispanic of Latino? It helps to know where the terms come from. There’s a general agreement that both terms are imposed, not chosen, and that opens the door for the creation of a new narrative. Isn’t that...

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Latino Concern Should Expand to Include Climate Change

*Immigration, jobs and education are are top concerns for Latinos, and for good reasons. And climate change should be as well. It’s a top concern at NewsTaco. Congress’ slow action is frustrating, but changes at the local...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

You Are The Worst Latino

By Maria Hinojosa, Latino USA We’ve all had that experience of feeling like the worst Latino in the room, if not on the planet. Senior producer A.C. Valdez talks with several Latinos about the insecurity of being...

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

A Recipe for Dia de la Candelaria: Tamales de Mango

By Brenda Storch, La Vitamina T *translated by NewsTaco Dia de la Candelaria, or  Candlemas Day, is approaching, and to give the tamal tradition an original touch  we bring you this recipe by Chef Paco , owner...

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Evangelical pastor continues 40-day immigration fast as House set to leave

By Suzanne Gamboa, NBCLatino House Speaker John Boehner plans to close for business Friday, the same day the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez hits his 40th day of a fast for immigration reform. Other activists who staged a 21½ day  fast on...

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Health care politics seeps into Latinos’ re-election races

By Suzanne Gamboa, NBCLatino Republicans have not moved on immigration reform. The public put much of the blame on the GOP for the government shutdown. Yet three Latino Democratic lawmakers who are expected to have competitive election races next year broke...

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Latino creates an international film festival – for children

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Armando Guareño always thought he’d be a doctor when he grew up, but when it came time for college, he says he just couldn’t deny his first love — film. “I remember going to...

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