washington dc


Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The Latino Workers Who Really ‘Run’ Washington

*OK, I’m a fan of Patricia Guadalupe’s reporting and writing. That said, impartially, this is a really good read. VL By Patricia Guadalupe, NBC News (4 minute read) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s capital prides itself on being a very professional and nerdy type of town. But here’s the thing — who makes things run?

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Latino Influentials in DC honor two of their own this week

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco On any given day, an army of young Americans is hard at work in the halls of power of Washington DC – advocating policy, negotiating legislation, pushing the country forward. They go mostly...

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

DREAMers Begin Walk From San Francisco To Washington DC

By Maria-Elena Young, Courtesy of The Curious Ostrich On Saturday, March 10, youth from across the US left San Francisco to walk in support of the DREAM Act. Their organization is the aptly named Campaign for an...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

California, DC, NYC Come Out On Top With Latino Foundation Funding

The Foundation Center in conjunction with Hispanics in Philanthropy published a report recently titled, “Foundation Funding for Hispanics/Latinos in the United States and for Latin America.”  The report looked at giving mostly from 2007 to 2009, finding...

Monday, October 17th, 2011

What I’ve Learned Occupying Wall Street And DC

By Lacy MacAuley, I was standing on a street one evening near my home in Washington, DC — it seems like ages ago now — with a chatty friend who travels often to New York. He...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Washington D.C. Hate Crimes Increasingly Against Latinos, Whites

News from our nation’s capital: hate crimes are being redirected away from gays and lesbians and towards Latinos and whites. Interesting, right? Turns out the gentrification of Washington, D.C. has released some pushback in the form of...

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

National Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino Proposed for Washington, D.C.

I haven’t read a truer statement in a long time: “The Mall, more than any other public space in our country does indeed tell the story of America, and yet that story is not complete. There must...

Monday, April 25th, 2011

National Latino Museum Faces Funding, Discriminatory Hurdles

A national museum that honors Latinos in this country will probably not be coming anytime soon, according to a New York Times report. Sadly, the reasons the federal museum is having trouble getting off the ground are...

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

NewsTaco’s Rally to Restore Sanity Coverage

WASHINGTON — The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear drew hundreds of thousands of fake news devotees to the nation’s capital Saturday.  They came from all corners of...

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Photos: Rally to Restore Sanity in DC

Editor’s note:  Another NewsTaco contributor, Meena Thiruvengadam, sent us these photos from the Rally to Restore Sanity yesterday in Washington, D.C.  Enjoy them, feel free to share this slideshow with your friends!