Sunday, September 11th, 2011

News Taco’s 9/11 Coverage

Today as we remember those we lost on 9/11, here are a few remembrances from our News Taco community: 9/11 Is No Excuse for Bashing Muslims The September 11 Lessons I’ve Learned Experiencing The Post-9/11 New York City Feel free to share your 9/11 experiences or memories with us here in the comments or on

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Experiencing The Post-9/11 New York City

I moved to New York City the summer after 9/11, though I was actually born in Brooklyn, but raised in Miami, so it was a return of sorts. The city was still visibly stunned and the country...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

The Growth Of Islam Among Latinos

By Jameelah Xochitl Medina Re-visiting the Past: Ancestral Memory of Islam Although many U.S. Americans of all ethnicities are embracing Islam, I often wonder if ancestral memory plays a role in the number of Latino/as embracing the faith...

Monday, April 11th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Gas, Burkas, Earthquakes, Budgets And Libya

Gas prices keep inching toward $4 nationwide, albeit in some places it already costs more than that for a gallon of gas. Unrest in the Middle East is being blamed for the rise. Drivers are starting to...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Civil Rights, Muslims, Libya, Budget And Carnival

People across the country commemorated the 46th anniversary of the Selma, Alabama march known as “Bloody Sunday.” The GOP is looking into how Muslims are a danger to the U.S., while the White House is trying to...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Latin American Support For Palestine Grows

I think a good modern name for this would be “Monroe Doctrine FAIL!” The United States has been woefully ignoring Mexico, Central and South American politics since at least September 11 — that’s about a decade —...