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Burrito Chain ‘Illegal Pete’s’ Urged To Change Name
*What’s surprising about this story, apart from the blatant use...
Birdman: Existentialist Selfie
*Before you head out to the movies this weekend,...
Playing the Environmental Card: A Winning Strategy for Mobilizing Latinos in 2014
*Here’s something new on an old topic. How to...
GIF Shows What the World Series Would Look Like Without Immigrants
*Pretty cool animated GIF. Click to the page to...
A Latino delivers absentee ballots, and now conservatives want him dead
*This is what happens when you add ignorance of...
Epic Celia Cruz Novela Covering Her Entire Career Is Coming Soon
*Production began last month. This should be good. I’m...
Day of the Dead growing in popularity in non-Latino community
*I’m not sure this is a good thing, at...
Latinos May Win Record Number Of Elected Offices In Midterm Elections
*The wins for Latinos in this midterm, if you’re...
Recipe: Pan de Muerto
*Here it is! From our friends at La Vitamina...
If you’re lucky enough to earn a living from your art, you’re probably white
*I’m sure this comes as no surprise to my...
Where Latino Voters Matter in 2014
*It must be getting close to election day. Weeks...
Does Major League Baseball Exploit Latino Players?
*This is despicable, discriminatory, just wrong. We’ve published many...
Science Reveals Something Surprising About People Who Speak Multiple Languages
*This study on bilingualism starts where others leave off....
Latinos Set to Make History as Candidates and Voters on Election Night
PRESS RELEASE Analysis of races reveal potential increase of...
Latino Voters on Midterm Elections, Immigration, and 2016 Presidential Contenders
*A new poll shows 48% of Latinos will vote...
Death is a Party: El Día de Muertos
*This is excellent! Look for a Pan de Muerto...
Thomas Artiaga: Good Samaritan who rescued a man from a burning home steps forward
*What a great story! VL By KSEE, NBC Newschannel...
8 things you didn’t know about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
*She shops at Costco and once rescheduled a meeting...
Reality Check: Latino Voters are Just Not That Into You
By  Gabriela Lemus, NewsTaco With the mid-term elections looming...
5 Reasons Why ‘The Book of Life’ Is the Best Animated Movie of All Time, Ever
*What do you think, “best animated movie of all...
Another Citizen-Journalist Silenced in Tamaulipas
*Some perspective: the citizen journalist was captured and killed...
Elizabeth Peña died earlier this week. Here’s how Hollywood failed her
*So much to process: celebrating a wonderful career, mourning...
Powerful Photos Capture the Student Protests Barely Anyone Is Talking About
*The protests in Hong Kong have dominated U.S. media,...
White House’s Ebola Liaison Arrives in Dallas
*A well known name in political circles, Adrian Saenz,...
What’s Up With Mexicans and Death? ~ A Review of Book of Life Movie
*Plan on catching this movie this weekend? Melanie Mendez...
Crock-Pot Carne Guisada, Salsa con Aguacate
*De-li-cio-so. Who’s gonna try it? VL By Adán Medrano,...
A Texas Militiaman Reconsiders the Mission
*Charles Gilbert joined the Texas Border Volunteers to “kick...
Death of a Tuba Superstar – RIP El Jokoki
*Sam Quiñones has a good nose for great stories....
Report: Five Facts About Low-Income Latino Families
*An interesting picture of Latino families: U.S. born vs...
Texas Voter ID Law Back in Play for Midterm Election
*The appeals court says the repeal will cause confusion,...
A kind of Ebola that spreads like the Flu
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I got a flu shot...
Eva Longoria production brings back Mexican myth ‘La Llorona’
*Another EvaLongoria production. This one a series about Mexican...
Elizabeth Peña, prolific Hollywood actress dies at 55
By Lucia Suarez, Fox News Latino Elizabeth Peña, the...
OK Politicos, Let’s Have “That Talk”
Victor Landa, NewsTaco I think now would be a...
Happy Dia de la Raza
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I know I’m a day...
Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented
*More and more voters are understanding that healthcare for...
Digital connections for low-income Latinos
*This is work that still needs to be done...
What’s In A Name? It Could Matter If You’re Writing To Your Lawmaker
*More and more studies and surveys are confirming what...
Ebola fears spark backlash against Latino immigrants
*Some GOP candidates paint Latinos (let’s face it, that’s...
Texas Voter ID – A Game Changing Reversal
*NYU’s Brennan Center for Justice estimates that the repeal...
Texas, Wisconsin Voter-ID Laws Blocked by Court Actions
*This is very big news. A game-changer for the...
Huntsville Redemption
*Wow. Just wow, with a shake of my head....
Mayor Garcetti Appoints Luis J. Rodriguez as Poet Laureate of Los Angeles
PRESS RELEASE Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced Luis J....
The Documented Border: An Open Access Digital Archive
*In full disclosure, I’m a border brat, so I...
Inside the Mexican College Where 43 Students Vanished After a Violent Encounter With Police
*A more complete picture is beginning to trickle out...
Hispanics’ ‘third-generation U-turn’
*This particular research shows that third generation Latinos don’t...
Recipe: Fried Chile De Arbol Salsa
By Adán Medrano, Adán’s Blog In this salsa, the...
“More Hispanic Than Thou”?
*This isn’t a new issue in the Latino community,...
Tough economy strains a much-loved (and very costly) Latino tradition, the quinceañera
*When the money isn’t there, families will improvise. I...
¡’Biba’ México! The Zeal Behind Mexico’s Pasión Biba
*The first in a series of articles about el...
How Justice Sotomayor Is ‘Busting’ The Supreme Court’s Steady Rhythms
*Love, love Sonia Sotomayor. Along with being a role...
Five Taco-Related Emojis We Wish Existed And When To Send Them
*Saw this, couldn’t resist. VL By  Andrea Gompf, Remezcla...
Richard Blanco’s Gay Latino Poet Survival Kit
*”The first immigrant and the first openly gay man...
The effect of Spanish on Republicans
*Fascinating, this verifies what many of us knew to...
Meet Cristela Alonzo – Star of the CRISTELA TV Show #Cristela
By Melanie Mendez Gonzalez, Que Means What? Imagine a...
President Luis Gutierrez? Latino group begins draft movement
*Here’s the timeline: Centro Sin Fronteras will begin gathering...
Even Bigoted Hispanics Will Vote for Blacks—and 4 Other Surprises About ‘Latino America’
*Two things are surprising about this article published in...
Why are more Latinos dying on the job again?
*Again? The headline asks why Latinos are dying on...
Teachers expect less from black and Hispanic students
*Diminished expectations is an issue we don’t talk about...
Eva Longoria to Produce Show Based on Life of Twin Politicos, Julian & Joaquin Castro
*The new TV program is loosely inspired by Julian...
Seriously flawed Latino polling in Georgia leads to wildly incorrect speculation
*Georgia is considered a swing sate because of it’s...
Will Latinos Turn Texas Blue?”
*A response to an article published in Politico that claims...
Does Television Spanglish Need A Rewrite?
*It’s difficult to write from a perspective that includes...
Previewing the 2014 Latino Electorate
*Today is the last day to register to vote...
Hispanics Won’t Turn Texas Blue
*Interesting GOP perspective on Texas Latinos and Latino politics....
Mexican Investigators find mass grave, raising fears pits might hold 43 missing students
*Follow-up to a story published last week. Dozens of...
Internet Tiered Pricing will Hamper Latinos
*I was asked to write an op-ed on Latinos...
Obama at CHCI: A Promise of a Next Big Moment, If It Comes
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Thursday night was the latest...
Immigration Politics Has Gotten So, Cliché
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I heard a drum roll...
Judge Outlines How Public Schools in Texas Are to be Funded
*An important read for all you Taquistas in Texas....
No, Seriously, How Contagious Is Ebola?
*Just in case you were wondering, and I know...
Dozens of students missing in Mexico after police fire on protest
*What’s disturbing about this isn’t only that police fired...
A New Shade of Green; The Anthropocene, Climate Change and Latinos
*An irony that needs to be noted: ” … while...
In America’s Poorest City, a Housing Breakthrough
*All it takes is creativity and people coming together....
Landscaper Refuses to Help Berkeley Students Because of ‘F*cking Illegal Immigrants’
*Thanks to the good folks at Latino Rebels for...
Latinos: How Politicos Are Missing The Boat
*The big secret about Latino politics? It’s that politicians...
Meeting the Artists Along the US–Mexico Border
*This is a double dose of beauty and art....
World Class: Mexican Wine and the Hands that Make It
*Brenda Storch is going to take us on a...
Right-wing xenophobes, cowardly Dems and the misunderstood Latino vote
*There’s political theater, political posturing, veiled threats, and then...
UC Berkeley Student Aims to be the ‘Female, Mexican Carl Sagan’
*This is incredibly inspiring. About a young woman, a...
Latina, at the white, male New York Times: “Why are people thinking it’s OK to say racist sh-t in front of me?”
*This is a very good article about how a...
In Nebraska Latino culture still revolves around traditional practice
*Latino elders in Nebraska fear that their culture is...
Mexican Designer Ricardo Seco Puts Out Epic Huichol-Inspired New Balances
*This is straight-out beautiful, and cool. VL By Andrea...
Inside the Koch Brothers’ Multi-Million Dollar Campaign to Win Over Latinos
*LIBRE Initiative leaders say the organization is non-partisan. They...
Setting the story straight about children and families crossing the border from Mexico
*A first-person account from the front lines of the...
How We Became Hispanic
*As much as we’ve come to argue among ourselves...
The Country’s Immigration Quandary: Why is it so Hard?
By Gabriela Lemus, NewsTaco Despite widespread social and bipartisan...
The fruit of Tom Perez’s labor
*On the heels of Eric Holder’s resignation announcement came...
Inaction Spurs New Immigrant Sanctuary Movement
*The fact that the President won’t move on the...
Marriage Rates Are Falling, And For Some Faster Than Others
*There are interesting statistics about Latinos and marriage laced...
Latinos and the GOP
By Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez, NewsTaco Since the election of...
The Latino Political House is Divided: Which Side Are You On – Immigrant Families or the Democratic Party?
*The debate over President Obama’s delay of executive action...
2014 Hispanic Heritage Month. Is There Anything to Celebrate?
By Jorge E. Ponce, NewsTaco Hispanic Heritage Month.  It’s...
Military to allow undocumented immigrants to serve
*This initiative is seen as a path to citizenship...
National Guard Deployed to Save Immigrant Lives in Desert
*All things considered, given the under-funded deployment of the...
Chamizal: A Border Crosses
*Fascinating story. Well worth the read. The history of...
Feds Set to Open Massive New Family Detention Center in November
*A follow up to a story we published two...
Dems urge Obama to meet undocumented immigrants
*The idea is to get the President to meet,...
Why Latino Leaders Are Wrong to Stand With Obama on Immigration
*Dolores Huerta, the iconic co-founder of the United Farm...
Dolores Huerta: Obama was right in delaying action on immigration
*If you’re into political x’s and o’s, this is...
Every Week Is Banned Books Week For Chicanos
*Tony Diaz: “Once you read a banned book, they...
US deporting children of parents allowed to stay
*Here’s a consequence of the so called undocumented minor...
Cal State Fullerton Sorority Dinged for “Taco Tuesday” Event Involving Sombreros, Cholo-Wear
*There’s a name for this, it’s called Mexi mocking....
Clinical Trials: How Latinos Can Help Their Community’s Health
By Veronica Landa, NewsTaco There is little more frightening...
Afro-Latinos Seek Recognition, And Accurate Census Count
*Another valid aspect in the complicated narrative of Latino...
Latino voters likely to be decisive factor in handful of key races
*Depending on who’s talking, Latinos will be either inconsequential,...
Pre-Hispanic codex returns to Mexico from London
*This is incredibly cool and significant. The Chimalpahin Codex...
By Ted Cruz’s logic, Obama fixed the child migrant crisis by promising amnesty
* What’s that old adage? What you say may...
The Politics of Latino Representation in New Mexico
*This says more about U.S. Latino politics than any...
Netflixeando: 15 Mexican Films You Should Stream on Netflix
*Suggestions for the weekend, à propos of Hispanic Heritage month....
Latino Workers Dying at Higher Rates in Job Accidents, Report Shows
*At issue here, apart from job safety, is the...
The child migrant crisis seems to be over. What happened?
*It was hard for me to buy into the...
Latino Students Encountering Crippling Student Loan Debt
*Here’s the formula that’s affecting so many Latino students:...
Obama Nominates Maria Echaveste for Ambassador to Mexico
By Suzzane Gamboa, NBC News President Barack Obama is...
Breakfast Tacos with Alejandro Escalante – La Tacopedia
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco We do NewsTaco, our friend...
The Emergence of Latino Studies
By Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez, NewsTaco University departments previously established...
Why Are Latinos Way Ahead of the Climate Change Curve?
*Because of the importance Latinos place on family, we...
Hispanics, Blacks, have doubts about media accuracy
*Ya think? I chuckle at how the AP downplays...
Video Shows NYC Cops Body-Slamming Latino Street Vendors
*This comes only a week after NewsTaco published a...
Green Latinos: Will environmental worries dispel idea of one-issue voters?
*Why is it that when politicos and environmentalists “discover”...
Mexico marks its independence day
*As national pageantry goes, Mexico pulls the stops and...
1st Latina NEA President’s Concern: Testing, Teacher Pay and Undocumented Students
By Manuel De La Rosa, NewsTaco The president of...
National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Issues Congressional Scorecard
PRESS RELEASE Members of the 113th Congress to be...
Study: Domestic violence a widespread scourge among Latino families
*Always, is a good time to talk about this....
Puerco en Chile Colorado, Pork in Red Chile
*This dish is at the top of my favorites...
Lack of Voting Resources Leads to Long Lines, Delays Longer in Minority Precincts
PRESS RELEASE Brennan Center for Justice Studied States Fail...
Q&A: What is the American Dream?
*What a great way to begin “Hispanic Heritage Month.”...
#WhatLatinoMeansToMe: This Is How Latinos In America Actually Identify
*There’s a back story here (there always is). I’m...
807AM En Nuevo Laredo
*The artist Navarro first came to my attention in...
Coalition Of 50 Hispanic Groups Aims To ‘Deliver Record Latino Turnout’ For Midterms
*Maria Teresa Kumnar: “We are calling American Latinos...
National Welcoming Week: A Plea for Compassion for 2,000 Young Long Island Arrivals
*Aside from being the start of “Hispanic Heritage Month,”...
Voto Latino Gathers Latino Millennials for Change in San Antonio
By Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez, NewsTaco Something quite bold was...
The Militia Next Door
*From the article: A ” … neighborhood, not far from...
Feds Planning Massive Family Detention Center in South Texas
*In parts of the country where non-Latinos are the...
UT-Austin Creates Major In Mexican American and Latino Studies
*This is good, this is very good. VL By...
Obama Broke His Promise to Latinos
By Carmen Velasquez, NewsTaco When Barack Obama and I...
Chicago’s Tamal Underground
*What a great story! The entrepreneurial resilience of street...
Priest, Peasant, Pop Icon: Pulque
By Brenda Storch, La Vitamina T When trying to...
How Latinos Could Solve Hollywood’s Slump
*Think what you will of the Cantinflas movie, it...
Obama’s Decision to Postpone Action on Immigration Isn’t Political, It’s just Politics
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco To hear President Obama say...
A New Shade of Green: Arte and Community-Building for Conservation
By Jose Gonzalez, NewsTaco This week will be the...
Did Dems miss an opportunity for Latino mobilization?
*From the article: ” … a lack of action...
How the Government Created ‘Stop-and-Frisk for Latinos’
*Again, immigration used as an excuse to violate people’s...
Houston most Hispanic part of country without Hispanic in Congress
*Something to consider about this story: Latinos are 75...
Demographic role reversals
By Esther Cepeda, The Washington Post CHICAGO — In...
Faced With Restrictions, NYC Street Vendors Push Back
*The reality of street vendors in NYC. Many are...
MAYBE – Audio Release
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Last week we published a...
Reviewing the Evidence Part 2: CIR Failure and Political Fallout
*Gary Segura says the number show no bright side...
Radio show a program of ‘Mexican roots music’
*This falls squarely within the idea of “this is...
The Invention of Hispanics
*There is little that gets Taquistas (and Latinohispanicschicanosmexicanospuertoricanscubanosandonandon )...
Day 1 – Arizona: Ground Zero on Immigration
*Dr. Gabriela Lemus,  Executive Director of the Progressive Congress, is...
Latinas get attention in male-led lowrider clubs
*This ranks high on our list of cool. Good...
2 Sides Cite Discrimination as Battle on Texas Voting Law Heads to Court
*This is very important. What happens in a Corpus...
How Diego Rivera Met the Fierce Teenage Frida Kahlo and Fell in Love with Her Years Later
*A good read for all you Fridaphiles out there....
Border militia confronts bat researchers
*This armed zealots at the border thing is not...
Mattel launches its latest Mexican Barbie
*A mariachi Barbie. Just in time for Hispanic Heritage...
Obama Taps Sarah Saldaña to Run ICE
*ICE has been without a Director for more than...
DIY Girls Is Bringing Technology To Thousands Of Latinas
*There you go!  This is how it’s done. VL...
Spanish Actor Oscar Jaenada On the Struggles of Playing Cantinflas
*I thought Jaenada’s portrayal of Cantinflas was spot-on. Of...
Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member in Brownsville
*It was a matter of time before this happened....
This 11-Year-Old Was Locked Up Trying to Cross the Border. Read the Heartfelt Letter She Sent Obama.
*This has value as a first person report on...
The Next Steve Jobs Is A 12-Year-Old Mexican Girl, Wired Magazine Says
*This piece digs deep into the original Wired article...
Food bank helps National Guard troops with food assistance
*Noooommbre! *slaps forehead* This is going to look good...
CANTINFLAS Movie Review – 6 Things I Loved About #CantinflasMovie
By Melanie Mendez-Gonzalez, ¿Que Means What? I’m going to...
MALDEF Secures Court Victory on Behalf of Children in Texas School Finance Case
PRESS RELEASE Court Holds The State’s Current System Unconstitutional;...
Judge: Texas school finance system unconstitutional
*This is HUGE for Latinos students in Texas. Kudos...
Sobremesa: Phillip Rodriguez and the making of the Ruben Salazar Documentary
*Four months ago I sat with filmmaker Phillip Rodriguez...
County to honor Ruben Salazar at Friday ceremony
*It’s been 44 years. VL By Wave Staff, Los...
Remembering the Chicano Moratorium and Ruben Salazar
*Reyes: “By the end of that day, scores of...
Sofia Vergara’s Pedestal Pun
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco It’s a luxury to have...
Maybe
*Young Mexicanos, speaking out on Ferguson through their art....
Recipe: Texas Mexican Breakfast – Migas con Chile
*I’m compelled to invoke the NewsTaco rule: if you...
Reviewing the Evidence Part 1: Support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
*In the end it’s all about politics, isn’t it?...
Ferguson: A Case of Structural Racism
By Dr. Gabriela Lemus, NewsTaco The red heat of...
Indiana Researcher: Few Benefits for Workers with Temporary Visas
*Being a bracero is no consolation: “New University of...
11 Quotes To Remember Jorge Luis Borges On His Birthday
*It’s Borges’ birthday week -some quotes to help the...
Top 5 ways anti-immigrant hate makes its way into media and policy
By Cuéntame This video was originally published in Cuéntame....
Genius is …
*Remember Jason Richwine, who said Latinos aren’t smart enough to...
Beyond the border: Lawman’s burden
*”The way that some people die out here, nobody...
A teaching moment on driving while brown
*An all too real and needed lesson for young...
Why there aren’t more Latinos in the tech industry
*From the article: “Latinos made up less than 9%...
Blacks, Latinos Dominate Silicon Valley’s ‘Invisible Workforce’
*Who said there were no Latinos in Silicon Valley?...
Little Rock Apartment Complex Found To Discriminate Against Latinos
*Not that this should surprise anyone, but it’s a...
The Hollywood Star of Los Tigres del Norte
*Sam Says the best way to understand Mexican immigrants...
Dante’s Inferno and Governor Good Hair
By Dr. Herny Flores, NewsTaco The recent behavior by...
The Politics of Immigration Puts Our Elders at Risk
*Here’s an immigration question that I haven’t heard asked...
Echoes of Ferguson for Latino Communities In California
*From the article: “In Salinas in Monterey County, four...
Migrants Deported from the U.S. in Limbo on the Mexican Border
*When border security hawks and the current administration policies...
Captain America, the son of Immigrants
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I have to disclose  an unapologetic...
Immigration Reform 2014: President Obama Reportedly Considering Green Card Change
*Even though media attention has been on the Middle...
Robert Rodriguez’ Heartfelt Speech at SAAHJ – His Motives, and Latinos in Film
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Those of us seated at...
Two Ancient Maya Cities Unearthed In Mexican Jungle
*The cities have been named Lagunita and Tamchen. They...
Mexican Women’s Mitochondrial DNA Primarily Native American
*Science explains what many of us see when we...
NAHJ Condemns Washington Post for “Fajitas” SubHeadline
By National Association of Hispanic Journalists NAHJ Familia, On...
It’s not just Ferguson: US cops are less diverse than the people they police
* “… nationwide it appears the Hispanic share of the...
Report: Latinos want environment-friendly candidates
*Pollution, climate change; Latino support of environmental causes crosses...
Recipe: Mayonesa Texana – Chipotle/Yerbaniz Mayonnaise
*Great to go with a summer afternoon bbq. VL...
Stop assigning schools by students’ addresses
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco This fall will be the...
Surviving ‘La Bestia’ – A High School Freshman Recalls His Journey to the U.S.
*If more stories like this were told and made...
How Democrats Could Lose The Latino Vote
*Somehow, Latino politics and political party gains and losses...
Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras
*This story hasn’t gone away just because the media’s...
What Latinos can learn from Ferguson
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco This is a tricky proposition,...
‘A cemetery for our people’
A Guatemalan diplomat struggles to save her countrymen in...
African American Media on the Death of Michael Brown in Ferguson
By Andrew Lam, New America Media NAM Editor’s Note: Police...
Rick Perry to turn himself in
By Rebecca Kaplan, CBS News Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas,...
CANTINFLAS Movie Featurette
*I’m looking forward to this. Here’s something to whet...
Militarization of Police in America – what does it mean for the nation?
By Dr. Gabriela Lemus, NewsTaco The events in Ferguson,...
Do Latinos Care About Ferguson?
*Someone was bound to ask the question. Here’s an...
What is Wrong with the Police in Ferguson?
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco The shooting of young...
High-level White House Discussions Underway with Big Businesses On Immigration
*While it’s good to see this happening, why did...
NYT Farmer Headline Doesn’t Anger Latino Farmers
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I was amused last week...
Chicana Films Need to be Included in Mexican American Studies Curricula
*Why should Chicana films be included in Mexican American...
Linda Ronstadt talks Tucson, Mexico and border fence
*Not long after being awarded the National Medal of Arts...
‘Hunting Humans’ Brings the Fringe to the Center
*So much to take in: “The press becomes complicit...
The data on white anxiety over Hispanic immigration
*This comes as no surprise to Latinos. Many U.S....
Puerto Rican Population Declines on Island, Grows on U.S. Mainland
*The main reasons for migration of any kind are...
Confronting a Crisis: Child Refugees at our Southwest Border
By Rep. Joe Garcia and Claude Fontheim, Special for...
DACA Day: Eligible Undocumented Youth Stay for College and Work
*Good information for any DACA eligible students you may...
At Photo-Op with Soldiers, Rick Perry Offers Few Details on Border Deployment
*All eyes are on Ferguson, Missouri, and rightfully so....
How the Republican Party Can Strike a Nail Into Their Own Coffin
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco Before I start I...
The New Generation of Gay Latino Poets
*Wondering where the best Latin@ writing is being written?...
NAHJ Condemns Reporter Arrests
*The important story in Ferguson, Missouri, is the shooting...
This is our home
*The second of the four-part series “Beyond the Border” from...
How to Get Out the Latino Vote: Evidence from Field Experiments
*An answer to the perpetual question “How do we...
Recipe: Agua de Jamaica, Hibiscus
*Perfect, for a summer afternoon. VL By Adán Medrano,...
Hollywood to Latinas: Shut up and get naked
By Sabrina Vourvoulias, Al Día It’s no news to...
A Mother’s Search
*The second part of a series by The Texas...
New America Alliance rolls out report on issues affecting Latinos
*Latino organizations are starting to tee up issues for...
Koch brothers reach out to Hispanics
*The Koch’s Libre Initiative “pushes a message of limited...
The US economy just hung up a giant “help wanted” sign
*Good news, kinda. All the indicators are up, except...
Unaccompanied minors: How about some perspective
*The unaccompanied minor story constantly changes. Here’s the latest...
Shadow GOP Spending Big on Outreach to Latinos
By Dr. Gabriela D. Lemus, NewsTaco Flying largely under the...
Texas, U.S. Resume Fight Over Maps That Curb Latino Power
*This is happening this week in a courtroom in...
Latino Voices Will be Heard in 2014 Elections But Not Enough–Why Not Shout Louder?
*Latino voter influence in the coming mid-term elections has...
Is the South Rising Again?
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco Recently, a federal appeals...
The Meltdown of the Anti-Immigration Minuteman Militia
*It turns out that all of the attention paid...
Did the Private Prison Lobby Kill Immigration Reform?
*The private prison lobby has done a good job...
Mexican Senate Approves Opening of Oil Sector
*This is important. U.S. oil interests  are chomping at...
Mexican immigrants will move for low-skill jobs. No one else will.
*The power of the immigrant Mexican worker is that...
Q&A: Richard Rodriguez on the Decline of ‘News Literacy’
*What a great read,  and once you read this...
Beyond the border – Into the wilderness
*The first of a four-part report by the Texas...
American Latinos: Forging a Stronger America
Ana-María Fernández Haar, Chair of the Board, New America...
Arizona to Mexico?
*What if we gave Arizona back to Mexico? It...
The Rough Road For Cecilia Muñoz, Defender Of Obama’s Immigration Policy
*One of the most influential Latinas in Washington is...
A rancher on the border of fear and compassion
*A piece about U.S. border security from where it...
Living in patronizing times
*What many politicians think is politics, Latinos recognize as...
GOP on Immigration: Making a Bad Situation Worse and What It Means for November and Beyond
*It’s not only what the GOP doesn’t do on...
La Santa Cecilia Just Blew Our Minds with ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ Music Video
*Props to our friends at Latino Rebels for catching...
Guatemala: Death threats, land theft and rock carrying
*Read this. The kind of stuff that sends people...
CARDBOARD BOX DREAMS: A Bracero’s Story
By Celia Viramontes, Tell Your True Tales The train...
Analysis: Another Missed Chance For GOP To Engage With Latinos
*Stephen Nuño outlines a clear distinction between what the...
Estrella Burgos, an Improbable Trailblazer, Takes Aim at U.S. Open
*Who said this Dominican tennis player was over the...
At the border, a sharp rise in unaccompanied girls fleeing Honduras
*Parsing the numbers related to the undocumented minor “crisis”...
First Latina Senate chief of staff banks on Hispanic turnout in CA Congressional race
*Renteria is running in a Latino majority district, but...
Fighting birth defects with corn tortillas
*What do you think? Sounds like a good idea...
KKK Joins Immigration Debate With Calls for “Corpses” on the Border
*Terrible, beyond words. Thanks to Tex-Mex: Seductive Hallucination of the...
Immigration is now President Obama’s worst issue
*The economy and the Veterans Affairs scandal polled higher...
The Nuevo South: A Changing Landscape
*The number of Latinos in the South is growing....
Sobremesa: A Conversation with Al Kauffman, a front row view of Latino civil rights
Who is Al Kauffman? If you’re not from Texas,...
Executive Action on Immigration and Democratic House Incumbents 2014 Prospects
*Rumors are rampant that Pres. Obama will use executive...
Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary
By Ben Lane, Housingwire Julián Castro is no longer...
Latinos rise in higher education
*The fact that more Latinos are entering and staying...
Poll: Most Americans Want to Shelter, Not Deport, Migrant Children
*The anti-immigrant protesters seem to be getting most of...
The Unknown History of Latino Lynchings
*Research on Latino lynchings is new. This is a...
Writers Salvador Plascencia and Michael Jaime-Becerra share a city and common inspiration: El Monte
*Suggestions for your summer reading. VL By Reed Johnson,...
Julia Alvarez, Linda Ronstadt, 10 Others Receive National Medal of Arts
By CNN Washington (CNN) – During an awards ceremony at...
Gone with the Wind Escondido Style
*A very good narrative of the political tensions and...
Obama Mulls Large-Scale Move on Immigration
*The timing of an eventual executive move on immigration...
Why the Border Crisis Is a Myth
*It’s taken a while for reason to surface through...
American Latino Heritage Sites
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco There’s still time left this...
The Bracero Treaty changed America
*Important, lest we forget. Timely as well, given the...
Is Libertarianism anti-Community?
By Dr. Henry Flores, Newstaco Did you know that...
Photos show border militias moving across Texas
*I came very close to not publishing these pictures....
Latina Running For Lieutenant Governor In Texas, One Of The Biggest Races In The Nation
*We’re keeping an eye on this one. Listen to...
Does Decline in Spanish Fluency in Hispanic Households Signal a Cultural Loss or Growing Inclusion in American Society?
*Good question. We’ll be talking about this for years...
How You Can Help The Immigrant Children At The U.S. Border
*I’m glad the good folks at Our Tiempo did...
Chicago Public Schools Students Show School Choice Happens
*There is a set of assumptions that comes to...
U.S. Considering Refugee Status for Hondurans
*Cecilia  Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council,...
Examining the Terrorist Threat from America’s Southern Border
*A large part of the argument to secure the...
Guatemala’s president to visit Washington; discuss immigration
*… to be a fly on the wall at...
With Too Few Judges, Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants Wait Nearly Two Years for a Hearing
*The way things now stand, unaccompanied immigrant minors would...
Net Neutrality’s Brain Drain and Distraction
*This is a case against net neutrality. It’s an...
Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court
*These are the stories that aren’t shared enough. A...
Recipe: Corn Tortilla; flavor, texture, aroma
*Tortillas: part history, part cultural heritage, part politics of...
Good sense?
*The late Molly Ivins called him “Governor Good Hair,”...
How the immigration overhaul effort got overtaken by a flood of Latino children
*Republican lawmakers stalled and obstructed a vote on immigration...
Undocumented Teens Outsmarted MIT—and Still Cant Get Real Jobs in America
*The story of a group of DREAMers who built...
Latinos still feeling effects of recession
*The recession is over … but the news hasn’t...
Border Fences Make Unequal Neighbors
*Interesting read from the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota....
What New Border Patrol Statistics Reveal about Changing Migration to the United States
By Adam Isacson, Washington Office on Latin America This week, the...
The 41-Page UTEP Unaccompanied Minors Report the Obama White House Basically Ignored
*Great find by Latino Rebels. What the White House...
Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley
*The Texas governor isn’t saying that the deployed guard...
Latino books booming
* This is good news. VL By José Morales, Being...
Undocumented Children Won’t Break Texas Schools
*Just in case someone brings it up. VL By...
Why All Latino Men Should Register With Selective Service
SPONSORED CONTENT By Dan Amon, Public Affairs Specialist with...
Some cities open arms to children caught on the border
*This is not a one-sided story, but negative end...
Child Migrants Have Been Coming to America Alone Since Ellis Island
*Context. Perspective. Myth-busting. Truth. VL By Tasneem Raja , Mother...
Secure Border? A Wall Doesn’t Make It So
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco It appears that one...
Recipe: Chile Relleno – Stuffed Poblano Chiles
*NewsTaco rule: when you prepare this dish, you have...
‘Lemon Grove Incident’ Remembered 80 Years Later
*This post is several years old. I stumbled on...
For Latina Women, College Is Often A Culture Clash
*From the article: “College is a transformative experience for...
Surge of Central American Children Roils U.S. Immigration Debate
*Lots of numbers, lots of stats here. Interesting bit:...
More Democrats oppose weakening legal protections of kids crossing the border
*The latest in the politics tied to the child...
Fulfillment of Prophecy: the Eagle and Condor and Embracing Our Indian Children
*This is different from everything else we’ve been hearing...
Texas State Board of Education Sabotages Ethnic Studies Textbooks.
PRESS RELEASE Mexican Americans Stand Up Against Institutionalized Racism....
Disease Threat From Immigrant Children Wildly Overstated
*Subheading: “The Central American kids arriving in Texas are...
Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) Summer Reading Program Named One of the Best in the Nation
PRESS RELEASE Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) proudly announces our...
Open Letter to Latin@ Leaders Concerning Net Neutrality
Dear Latin@ Leader: From protest songs, to news stories,...
Arizona politician mistakes YMCA campers for migrant children
*When ignorance and nastiness give you a punchline, you...
Underground Networks Spring Up to Help Migrant Kids in U.S.
*Because all we hear about are the protests and...
Crisis at the Border – P.O.V with Eddie G
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Eddie G’s at it again....
Jose Antonio Vargas Released From Border Patrol Custody
*An update on Vargas’ detention yesterday in the Rio...
Journalist-turned-immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas detained at Texas airport
*Just when you thought that the immigration debate couldn’t...
Pope Francis: Child Migrants to U.S. Must Be ‘Welcomed and Protected’
By Mirren Gidda , TIME The Pope has called for tens of thousands...
NEA elects Latina to leadership at annual meeting
PRESS RELEASE Delegates make history by voting for new...
‘Book Of Life’ Animates The Day Of The Dead
*I’m looking forward to this. Premieres this Halloween. VL...
AZ sheriff provokes protesters to block road with trucks to stop ‘invasion’ of 40 child refugees
*In case you were wondering if the Murrieta protests...
Debunking Myths About Flood of Central American Children
*It’s not about parents sending their children to take...
Texas GOP’s secret anti-Hispanic plot: Smoking gun emails revealed
*Meanwhile … away from the border and the crisis...
Poverty, violence fuel exodus of youths from Honduras to U.S.
*It’s hard to find something new in the media-din...
Faustino Diaz: Trombone master from Oaxaca in L.A.
*What a wonderful interview! What a wonderful opportunity to...
‘The Book of Unknown Americans’ tells immigrant tale
*Gregg Barrios will be dong a series of book...
Mundial de Fútbol, More Than Just a Game
By Dr. Henry Flroes, NewsTaco The World Cup is...
The So-Called Immigration Border Crisis Is Neither
*It’s been hard to ignore the recent flood of...
Hispanic population surging across Middle Georgia
*What I like about this story is that there...
Latinos go to college, but do they actually graduate?
*Interesting statistic: a larger percentage of Latino students enroll...
The Unnecessary Expense of Immigrant Detention
* By Cindy Casares, Texas Observer Over the past...
Class-action suit: Wrong to put kids into immigration court with no lawyers to help
*Immigration proceedings provide no established right to legal counsel....
What if we reacted to everyday situations like soccer players?
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Let’s face it, soccer players...
Damien Cave: On The Way North
*I grew up where I-35 begins, at its southernmost...
Senate confirms Julian Castro as housing secretary
By Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed...
Obama Heads to Texas With No Plans to Visit Border
*Would Mr. Obama’s visit to the border produce more...
Obama Asks for $3.7 Billion to Aid Border
*The easy, impulsive thing is to do quick math...
How America treats its immigrants – Nothing new
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The recent humanitarian crisis along...
Is Lucy Flores the Latina star Democrats have been waiting for?
*I’m not a fan of waiting for a specific...
Why Immigration Reform Has Become a Political Football
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco By now you are...
Militia group says it’s heading to help secure Texas border
*How is this new? There have been so-called “militia”...
Las Cafeteras Do It Again: This Land Is Your Land
*Somewhere, you know Woody Guthrie is smiling. Thanks to...
A Latino Fourth of July
*Mixing of traditions: Asado with fireworks. We can probably...
How we adopted the Fourth of July
*Beautiful read. Save it, come back to it over...
Is That Any Way to Attract Gringos?
*Texas Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer publicly quipped that GOP...
Pablo Escobar’s hippos are wreaking havoc in Colombia
*Seriously. Hippos multiplying in Colombia. Taken there by Drug...
First Lady Of Guatemala Visits Child Migrants In Arizona
*Guatemalan First Lady visits immigrant children, says they’re being...
The issue with unaccompanied minors proposal? Failure of compassion
By Al Dia Editorial Staff President Obama anounced June 30 that he...
Happy Birthday VRA!
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco It seems like only...
Immigrant Children, Not In My Backyard
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco When a large group of...
Playwright’s “Ghosts” Reflect a Spirit of Santa Ana
*This is wonderful. We could fill so many pages...
‘A Most Imperfect Union,’ a retelling of U.S. history by Ilan Stavans and Lalo Alcaraz
*Brilliant! Toss out the pale-male history texts, here’s a...
Immigrant Advocates Call on Obama to Be Brave and Swift
*Good report. It draws a straight line from what...
Hispandering Is Not a Dirty Word
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco We’ve come a long way...
A New World Of Expression: Latino Identity Through Music
By Felix Contreras, alt.latino It can get so busy...
Latinos want to see more of their own in office after November midterms
*Good article, lay’s out the political work to be...
Infographic: GOP has a lot to win or lose on immigration reform
*The “x’s” and “o’s” of immigration reform can be...
How Washington Is Working To Increase Latino Fishers
*I’m not sure what attracted me to this story,...
In a new TV documentary, a Latino soccer team triumphs over adversity in a changing Chatham County
*Apropos of the World Cup and soccer in America...
John Huppenthal is sorry but for what really, I wonder?
*John Huppenthal is the highest ranking education official in...
What Raul Labrador Won by Losing
*A not-so-subtle move by Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) may...
Democrats spend very little on minority-run consulting firms, study finds
*This isn’t because of a lack of minority-owned consulting...
Koch brothers’ new target: Latinos, young people
*Two takeaways from this article: First, the Koch Bros....
Why Politicians Just Can’t Get Immigration Reform Right!”
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco I just finished looking...
Deep Familial Connections to Land Drives Hispanic Conservation Attitudes
*This makes sense. Conservation is a Latino legacy. It’s...
Voting Rights Still “Under Siege,” Says New Coalition for Redistricting Reform
*Voting rights is a central issue for the Latino...
Senate panel OKs Mayor Julián Castro for Housing secretary
By Todd J. Gillman, Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — San...
Politicians sling rhetoric, resources at migrant kids
*It’s increasingly difficult to find reports that have something...
Latino Millennials More Civically Engaged, but Less Likely to Vote Than Baby Boomers
*Here’s something to keep in mind when people say...
When a Chicago Public Schools teacher smells marijuana
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco At tomorrow’s Chicago Public Schools...
Latinos Onscreen, Conspicuously Few
*The most often repeated media narrative about Latinos in...
Infographic: Kids Suffer Unequal Access to Safe Places to Play
  *Heads-up! This is an important concern. Politics at...
DREAMers No More – What is Happening to Young, Undocumented Immigrant Activists?
By Von Diaz, Feet in 2 Worlds The DREAMer...
How the immigrant children at the border remain unseen
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco With an estimated 90,000 Central...
Recipe: Albóndigas de Chile Ancho – Chile Ancho Meatballs
*I like how Adán gives us a historical narrative...
19 Reasons Latin Americans Come To The U.S. That Have Nothing To Do With The American Dream
*Lot’s of truth here. I’m not a fan of...
Bulletproof Burial Ground – the Narco Tombs of Culiacan
*This is fascinating and eerie at the same time....
Pope Francis Evaluating A Visit To The U.S-Mexico Border Area
By Fox News Latino Pope Francis is seriously considering...
House Republicans elect McCarthy to take Cantor’s job – What does this mean for immigration?
*A majority of Republicans in the U.S. House of...
Arizona Candidate Who Changed His Name To Cesar Chavez Removed From Ballot
*All I can say is … good. VL By Aalia...
Pablo Neruda poems ‘of extraordinary quality’ discovered
*Subhead: More than 20 unseen works found, which his publisher...
Mass graves of migrants found in Falfurrias, Texas
*Shocking. Disrespectful. Inhumane. This is happening within our borders,...
Why 90,000 Children Flooding Our Border Is Not an Immigration Story
*The best piece of information that I’ve read, so...
Will Latinos Ever Become Republican?
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco This question is currently...
NBA Finals 2014: A Look at Manu Ginobili & Past Great Playoff Performances from Latino Hoops Stars
By Angel Ramirez, Latinpost The second time around was the...
Hulu to Stream Reality Series ‘Los Cowboys’
By Natalie Jarvey, The Hollywood Reporter Hulu has snapped...
Don’t Call Me ‘Mamacita.’ I Am Not Your Mommy.
By Laura Martinez, NPR Code Switch One of the...
Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born
*Immigration is down, construction jobs are down, but also,...
Democrats Missing Opportunities in Top Tier Latino Influence House Districts
*There are few places where Latino voters have a...
Salvador Mendoza: From migrant farm worker to federal judge
By Griselda Nevarez, Voxxi Salvador Mendoza, Jr., who grew up...
Media Gets First Look At Children Inside Nogales Detention Facility
*An update, but little in the way of reporting...
Joe Biden to discuss child migrants in Latin America
*While in Guatemala the Vice President is scheduled to...
Smooth path expected for Mayor Julián Castro en route to Cabinet
*A Latino Democrat introduced by a Republican Senator bodes...
A Libertarian Latino Is Running For Vermont Governor, Would Celebrate With Mofongo
*This may be what some people refer to as...
Méx-O-Logy – Hardcore Horchata Recipe
*Horchata, with a kick. VL By Brenda Storch, La...
Proud Latinos on Twitter Are Showing the Media What They Really Look Like
*This has been very interesting to follow. Sparked by...
The Plight of Women Migrants
*Recent news has been about unaccompanied children traveling north...
Pols have their own World Cup goals
*Smart. Predictable. This says a lot about U.S. politics,...
Future of GOP & Immigration Reform “In Play’” in Leader Race
*X’s and O’s on GOP inside politics and immigration...
Summer Salad Recipe: Jícama, Cucumber with Chile Serrano Dressing
By Adan Medrano, Adan’s Blog You can feature these...
Root for USA Soccer, root for the world
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco You don’t think I’m...
Without Immigration, Half of the U.S. World Cup Soccer Team Disappears
By Jorge Rivas, Fusion Soccer The U.S. national soccer...
When it comes to rights, immigrants are treated like terrorists
By Pilar Marrero, NewsTaco Ardani Rosales, a Guatemalan man...
Cantor’s Defeat Could Put Immigration Reform in Obama’s Court
*Elena Shore tells us not to misread the Cantor...
2014 World Cup From Brazil, Nation of Soccer
*There are thousands of back stories to the 2014...
How a Latino Retiree Is Saving the Lives of Undocumented Immigrants
*Beyond politics and laws, there’s a humanitarian need that...
Why Hispanics Don’t Have a Larger Political Voice
*Latino voter turnout is important, but age and geography...
A Sanctioned Double Standard for Immigration Detainees
By Pilar Marrero, NewsTaco More and more men, women...
Jose Marquez On the Challenges of Making ‘ISA’ a Latino SciFi Film About an Undocumented Teenager
*An undocumented teen, a Wall Street firm that steals...
Univision owners in talks to sell for north of $20B
*CBS? Time Warner? Talk is Univision is on the...
Despite bad calls, Mexico victorious in World Cup debut
By Jose Oliveros, Voxxi Mexico was on the wrong...
Father’s Day Spotlight: NY Dads in Immigration Detention
*The question is, how does deporting fathers make a...
Cantinflas Biopic Due in August – Check out the official trailer
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The official trailer for the...
Genetics, and the new American Meztizage
*This story was suggested by Dr. Henry Flores. VL...
The Right Wing and Wag the Dog Politics
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco A number of years...
Latinos in the Federal Sector – Still Waiting for Their Concerns to be Heard
*While President Obama’s record of appointing Latinos to his...
Cesar Chavez’s grandson sues Arizona candidate for using activist’s name on ballot
*A follow-up to the piece we posted yesterday about...
Why Eric Cantor really lost and what it means for GOP outreach to Latinos
*What you’ve been reading about the Eric Cantor loss...
Split loyalties: Who do you root for?
*Something from Tony Vargas (aka tonytorero) to get you...
Cesar Chavez faces lawsuit to kick him off ballot
* … no words. Several people are suing this...
Fear of a Non-White Nation
*Here’s some bright news for the day: a survey...
Making a healthier Pilsen
By Crystal Ramirez, Latina Voices It’s not a sight...
Latina Candidate For Texas Lt. Governor Eludes Most Latino Voters Because Of Surname – Van De Putte
*I’m troubled by the implication that politics eludes Latino...
Does Eric Cantor’s Loss Mean Immigration Reform Is Dead?
*I’m as shocked as the next guy. My instinct...
For three states, share of Hispanic population returns to the past
*Some might see this as evidence of a reconquista....
Half of foreign-born Utahns speak English ‘very well’
*There’s a part of me that’s fascinated that this...
Influential Hispanic Republicans rally around underdog Garcia in NH
*Some inside ball for the political junkies among you....
Latinos are learning to farm Minnesota-style
*Aging farmers? No problem, Latinos are ready to step...
Reality check on immigration reform
*More and more I’m hearing this in conversation among...
Immigrant children seeking sanctuary face bleak future
*What about the detained kids, what happens to them?...
What Can Law Enforcement Ask You At A Traffic Stop?
*Useful information. VL By Lorne Matalon, Fronteras Desk Sheriffs...
President Obama Will Sign into Law Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to the Borinqueneers
*This is from the office of Rep. Pedro Perulisi...
How Central American Kids Gave Us An Immigration Reality Check
*This is the best commentary about the immigrant children...
Shocking Photos Of Humanitarian Crisis On U.S. Border Emerge
*This brings some perspective to the crisis. 47 thousand...
Questions and answers about children at US border
*I’m not sure the story satisfies the headline. The...
Latino leaders urge Barack Obama: Hire us
*Yes, strategically, the best thing they could have asked....
Carlos Santana wants to save the world through music
*I really like this, from Carlos own words: “I’m...
Robert Garcia Wins Mayoral Election to Become First Latino and First Openly Gay Mayor of Long Beach
*This is good news on several levels. Garcia joins...
Oakland High School guard charged in abuse of Latino student in wheelchair
*A couple of facts to take into account: the...
Will the House take action on immigration in 2014?
*This is a good background story on the chances...
Julián Castro: The Now Generation of Latino Leadership
By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco It appears that Latinos...
In Case Study, Banks Treated Minority Businessmen Worse Than They Did White Ones
*Opportunity? Bootstraps? It’s not the same for everyone. VL...
These Images Show #WhatLatinosLookLike
*This is what drives a large chunk of non-Latinos...
Maya, Marquez, Mandela: The Disease of Fakebook
*Facebook faking is to social media what marijuana is...
Recipe: Salsa Verde Cocida, A Fresh Salsa For Spring
By Adán Medrano, Adán’s Blog Now that tomatillos are...
Latinos to play decisive role in New Mexico primary election
*As always, the result depends n voter turnout. In...
My Public Lands: Nuestra Tierra Comunal
By Jose Gonzalez, NewsTaco Recently, the Hispanic Access Foundation...
Obama: Spike in Children at Border ‘Urgent Humanitarian Situation’
*Since the beginning of the year, an average of...
Immigrant Archive Project – 6 Word Immigrant Stories
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco This is very cool. It’s...
ACA Leaves Undocumented Immigrants Out in the Cold: Community Health Clinics to the Rescue
By Patricia Guadalupe, NewsTaco Marta Jiménez counts herself as...
Top issue for Hispanics? Hint: It’s not immigration
*Not that you’d be able to tell by mainstream...
GOPer Changes Name To Cesar Chavez, Becomes A Dem To Run In Heavily Hispanic District
*Whaaaatt? SMH. Hat tip to Taquista Thurman Williams. VL...
Latino millennials become a political force to reckon with
*These kids are changing the face of politics. Just...
How an Omaha couple fulfilled their dream of opening a bakery
*Omaha, Nebraska, has been officially introduced to Latino culture....
Hispanics are key to emerging healthcare markets
*A clear case where marketers and corporations see “Hi$panic$.”...
At vigil for slain teen, Hispanic residents say they feel ignored
By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun For the second...
Fiery Texas Anti-Immigration Candidate Dan Patrick Wants To Appeal To Latinos
*If you’re outside of Texas and you don’t know...
Indigenous Texans Want UN Support Against Border Fence
*This is important for many reasons, especially if you’re...
Why are Hispanics identifying as white?
*This is a very good commentary. A non-Latino tackles...
Library of Congress Spotlights U.S. Hispanic Writers
*This is fantastic! VL By Harriet Staff, Poetry Foundation...
Chicana/Latina Hair: A Discussion About Identity and Your Pelo Journey!
*This is why we need our storytellers, to point...
What Both Parties Don’t Get About Hispanics
*Why is it that when non-Latino writers explain Latinos...
Anchor with attitude: Jorge Ramos fights for immigration reform
*This article has been getting a lot of attention...
Getting married for the papers
By Lauren Timmerman, Latina Voices The first restaurant I...
Latino: Use only when it’s politically convenient?
*Great question! This is what happens when the theory...
Growing up 50/50 in Santa Fe
*Our storytellers matter. You’ll be seeing more of this...
A Bloody War for Water in Mexico
*This is interesting in a foreshadowing way (h/t to...
Isla Vista Shooting: Latino Opinions on Gun Control, as Father of Victim Christopher Martinez Speaks Out Against NRA
*Latino mainstream is far apart from the non-Latino white...
Doing Homework Can Find Money For College
SPONSORED CONTENT (NAPS)—There’s good news for parents with college-age...
Recipe: Pescado Zarandeado – Delicacy From Nayarit
*Adán is the best! Culture, history and a recipe...
Who placed more Latinos in Cabinet positions: Obama, Bush or Clinton?
*It’s always good to be armed with correct information....
Authors, Booksellers: National BookExpo Lacks Diversity
*This has been an issue for many years, but...
Inquiry hasn’t slowed Hilda Solis’ run for L.A. County supervisor
*For those of you outside of California who were...
Mexicans, Dominicans are more Catholic than most other Hispanics
By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Pew Research Center The share...
Junk food industry’s shameful targeting of Latino and Black youth
*Sugary drink companies spend $2 billion a year on...
‘Subcomandante Marcos No Longer Exists:’ Zapatista Leader Retires His Nom de Guerre
*Whatever you may think of Subcomandante Marcos, this latest...
Here’s a “Hispanic Type”
*I read this heartfelt post last week. It’s a...
Latinos in the U.S. have a strong belief in the spirit world
*39% of Latinos believe in “el mal de ojo.”...
The Particular Challenges of Polling Hispanics
*You know that feeling, when people are talking about...
Scoring TV Networks On Diversity
*What have you been watching this TV season? How...
Police killings of Hispanics spark protests in Salinas, California
*Residents in Salinas, California, are angry and protesting against...
Arrested While Brown: Chicago Police Nab Two Latino Men
*Two young men in Chicago, arrested for doing grassroots...
Oklahoma’s Latino Community Prepares For The Next Tornado
*Latinos living in tornado alley survive a devastating tornado,...
Chipotle Responds To Latino Backlash Over Bookish Branding Campaign
*This Chipotle literary cups thing caused a ruckus some...
Why Do a Majority of Latino Students End Up at Two-Year Colleges?
*The problem isn’t getting Latinos to enroll in college,...
Latino Whiteness? They’re Asking the Wrong Question
Victor Landa, NewsTaco Here’s a fact: In the 2010...
Republican Latino Assemblyman Denied Entry to CA Latino Legislative Caucus
*This brings up a question that’s central to Latino...
White House Personnel Director On A Mission: Involve More Latinos In Federal Work
*This is one of those important yet under-the-radar stories....
With Cartels On The Run, Mexican Lime Farmers Keep More Of The Green
*Good news for Latino foodies. The price of limes...
Danza Azteca, exercise or sacred tradition?
* This is in response to a story posted on...
More Hispanics Declaring Themselves White
*This isn’t a new discussion, it’s a technical issue...
Mass deportations are alienating young Latino voters from the Democratic Party
*This is not good, because the alienation doesn’t move...
Is Aztec Dance the hot, new fitness craze?
*I’m not sure if this is cool or not....
Nashville Immigrants Too Scared to Call the Police
*These human stories clarify so many of the falsehoods...
Protest Grows Against FCC’s Plan for Tiered Internet
*This is one of the top issues for Latinos...
Debate On Legalizing Undocumented Immigrants Who Serve In Military Heats Up
*The idea is that immigrants who are willing to...
Ready for Julián?
*There’ve been many articles published over the weekend about...
The Selective Service Provides for Conscientious Objectors
SPONSORED CONTENT By NewsTaco Does the U.S. Selective Service...
Mapping the Nation’s Latino Population: by State, County and City
*If a dive into Latino population maps makes your...
What you need to know about Julián Castro, the likely next head of HUD
*It’s interesting to see what non-Latino, mainstream media is...
When This Teacher’s Ethnic Studies Classes Were Banned, His Students Took the District to Court–and Won
*Three words: Así se hace. VL By Jing Fong,...
13 Mexican Indigenous Words You Didn’t Know You Were Using
*This is very cool. Many of these I knew,...
Oops: Chipotle Forgot to Include Latino Writers in Its Literary Cup Campaign
*Ooops? See, that’s part of the problem. When media...
Before ‘Brown V. Board,’ Mendez Fought California’s Segregated Schools
*There’s so much to take from this. Here are...
Report: Sixty Years After Brown, Latino Students Are Most Segregated
*While immigration is important, the advocacy and the political...
Jeb Bush Friends Say Whether He’ll Run For President Depends On His Wife, Columba
*Who said Latinas don’t influence GOP presidential politics? Apparently...
A power struggle in the Latino strongholds of North Philly
*Pay attention to what’s happening in North Philly. Latinos...
Despite GOP fears, Tancredo soldiers on
*How toxic is Tom Tancredo to the Colorado GOP?...
US Navy Vet Inspiring Next Generation of Latino Engineers
*We need more folks like Barry Cordero. How do...
Here’s Where Republicans Are Winning With Hispanics
*Here’s an interesting tidbit from this opinion piece: “According...
Why Net Neutrality Is a Social Justice Issue
*Net neutrality hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. That’s...
RNC: Eva Longoria’s Latino Initiative Is A Democratic Front Group
*Instead of attacking the Latino Victory Project because if...
Laundromats proposed as immigrant welcome centers
*A good idea is spreading. They’ve tried these laundry/welcome...
Latino students ‘left behind’ in Washington state
*This happens way too often. As unions battle government,...
Latino Children As Young As 7 Laboring In U.S. Tobacco Farms
*Outrageous. This is the crux of the problem: “In...
‘White Power’ Signs Aim To Push Hispanics Out Of Denver
*There’s no need to frame this. This isn’t the...
Surviving The Mexican Revolution
*Stories like these are at the heart of U.S....
NM Latina among challengers vying to oust Susana Martinez
* While NM Gov. Susana Martinez defends her administration...
Latino Students Found to be Discriminiated Against in Colorado Schools
*Take note. The Department of Education Office for Civil...
Boehner: Politics is Not Driving Whether to Do Immigration
*The immigration debate drones on. Of course Boehner would...
Six months from midterms, Latinos should pay more attention to voting, voting rights
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Reports about immigration get a...
America Lacks Multicultural Literature
*There are wonderful, brilliant Latino writers in the U.S....
The Unbearable Whiteness of Liberal Media
*Yeah, this is one of the reasons we started...
An Assessment of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ Contributions
By Jorge Ponce, NewsTaco Gabriel Garcia Marquez, known to...
Whistleblower Suit Alleges Corruption, Cronyism, and Affairs in Gov. Susana Martinez’s Administration
*Complaints against Susana Martinez’s administration go from corruption and...
“Too Many” NY Immigrant Families Separated for Mother’s Day
*Times like Mother’s Day bring the need for Immigration...
Latinos Understand the Threat of Climate Change
*The closer you are to the direct effects of...
As Honduras Unravels, U.S. Struggles to Cope with Refugees
*As people flee Honduras the sad thing is that...
Jack Agüeros, a Champion of El Barrio, Dies at 79
*If you don’t know who Jack Agüeros was, take...
Proud San Antonio women call-out Charles Barkley for body shaming and disrespect
Basketball commentator Charles Barkley has been disrespecting San Antonio,...
The Invention Of Hispanics
*This brings two things to mind. One is the...
Feds: Schools can’t shut out undocumented immigrants
*Key here is the fact that the Administration had...
It’s Not “Way Too Early” to Learn the “ABC” of Diversity, ¡Olé!
By Elio Leturia, Huffington Post Latino Voices When the media...
California’s Latino Plurality Brings A Sense Of Déjà Vu
*The California Latino population surge is not new, it’s...
In California Race, a Latina Democrat Carries Hopes of Her Party and People
*All eyes are on Anamda Renteria in California. She’s...
Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art
*Yes, it’s more than three years away. But it...
Hunger on the Border—Latino Elders Struggle to Eat in South Texas
*It’s so easy for viejitos who live outside of...
Adán Medrano Rediscovers Texas’ First Food in Truly Texas Mexican
*A cookbook with a deep message: “the entire Tejano/Chicano...
The Shifting Religious Identity of Latinos in the United States
*Here’s an interesting paradox: the overall number of U.S....
Expect About a Third Of Voting-Eligible Latinos In Miderms
*The startling statistic is this: there are 25.5 million...
Eva Longoria’s political group aims to elect Hispanics in 2014
*This story has gotten plenty of attention today. I...
As Lime Prices Soar, Restaurants Ponder Changing Recipes
*There are some Latino dishes that can’t be imagined...
Carolina Latino family creates first Spanish play in North Charleston
*I really like this story. In the midst of...
Millions of Americans changed their racial or ethnic identity from one census to the next
*Fascinating. This takes the Latino/Hispanic identity conversation to a...
What Americans Can Learn From Gabriel García Márquez About Immigration
*It’s hard to resist the headline, but the story...
NAHJ demands MSNBC apology for discriminatory segment on Cinco de Mayo
By Hugo Balta, This is simply the worst example...
Undocumented-Immigrant Housing Ban Allowed by High Court
*Since 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court has side-stepped the...
Studies highlight teacher-student ‘diversity gap’
*This matters. 48 percent of students in U.S. public...
Under The Volcano
*Read this. The respect Bourdain has for Mexico, its...
Cinco De Mayo: Whose Holiday Is It, Anyway?
*Two things come to mind: Cinco de Mayo is...
Millions of Legal Immigrants Skipping U.S. Citizenship
By Lori Abbott, Public News Service Many legal immigrants in...
Why Latinos Didn’t Get Obamacare
*The problem with Latinos and the Affordable Care Act...
The 10 best Latin American books of all time
*I’m not partial to clickbait lists and such, but...
Boehner was right. Immigration reform is too hard for GOP.
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The problem with the GOP’s...
Olmos vs Lopez? Does it matter?
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I’ll go straight to the...
The 2014 House Elections and Comprehensive Immigration Reform Revisited
*Politics of immigration aside, Latino voter influence in the...
Hispanic College Enrollment Up, But Not By Enough
*Timely information, given the recent Supreme Court decision on...
U.S. births drive population growth as immigration stalls
*This has huge implications for politics, education, media …...
On being “La Gordiflona”
By Juliet de Jesus Alejandre, Latina Voices “Gordiflona,” I...
Denver Joins Growing List of Counties No Longer Honoring Federal Immigration Detainers
*Thanks to Taquista AnnaBanana for suggesting this article. By...
Latino Environmentalists, Saving the Ocean, Banning Plastic Bags
By Marce Gutierrez, NewsTaco En el mar, la vida...
Court strikes down Wisconsin voter-ID law
*The important thing here is that the Federal Judge...
Immigrants Give Up the Dream of Homeownership in the U.S.
By Camila Osorio Avendano, Feetin2Worlds A poster in the window...
Texas Republican to push immigration overhaul
*This is significant. Barton’s (R-Arlington) plan includes a guest worker...
Cinco de Mayo, the Confederacy, and Gen. Jo Shelby
*Fascinating. The battle of Puebla was decisive not only...
I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?
*Hispanic of Latino? It helps to know where the...
Environmental Racism in San Diego
By Sandhya Dirks, Latino USA Barrio Logan’s multicolor murals...
What the Clippers’ Racist Owner Has in Common with Most Americans
*Yes, my Spurs are having a rough time against...
Happy Birthday, El Rey! 10 Fiery Tito Puente Cuts
By NPR Music Staff Celebrating the late Tito Puente’s birthday...
Why new Barack Obama Chicago public high school is unjust for Latinos
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco Today, Chicago Public Schools and...
Boehner mocks colleagues on immigration
*This article was suggested by Taquista Ito Romo. Could...
5 Hispanics in the TIME ’100 most influential people’
*There’s so much to take apart here.  TIME always...
Two Justices Debate The Doctrine Of Colorblindness
*This is like listening to a boxing match, blow-by-blow,...
Don’t ‘Es-stress’ Over Spanglish, Say Some Scholars
*“In un placete de la Mancha of which nombre...
Music Lessons From Bill Cosby
*This is wonderful. Bill Cosby is a great fan...
Why Latinos Should Care About Voting
*There is no silver Latino vote bullet. If the...
Ruben Salazar documentary probes journalist’s life and mysterious death
*Film maker Phillip Rodriguez was in San Antonio recently...
Voice of first U.S. Hispanic justice heard in major race case
*This report is a good summary of Justice Sonia...
Anti-Immigration Group Uses Earth Day To Recycle Argument That Immigrants Destroy Environment
*This Californians for Population Stabilization video is not isolated, it’s...
Junk Data in Census Makes Us a Nation of ‘Others’
*This takes the conversation about race in America beyond...
More Latinos than Whites Just Enrolled In UC Schools. That Could Be a Political Problem.
*A different look at the Latino enrollment at UC...
High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban
*There’s an important semantic issue at play in this...
Can Eva Longoria Help Kickstart The 2016 Hispanic Vote?
*Giovanni Rodriguez asks a series of important questions in...
Baseball’s Demographic Shifts Bring Cultural Complexities
*Latinos are 17 percent of the U.S. population, and...
Escuinapa, Sinaloa – town of bicycles and mangos
*I’m always looking forward to Sam Quiñones’ posts. He...
Immigration Legislation or Executive Action Will Shape Latino Vote
*Four quick graphs that show how immigration is a...
Supreme Court Rejects AZ’s Appeal Seeking To Punish People Who Harbor Undocumented Immigrants
*Arizona Governer Jan Brewer has taken her state’s ban...
Border Security is a Global Industry Worth $544 Billion
*This puts the political insistence on border security in...
Borderland Music: Songs From The U.S.-Mexico Frontera
*Happy Friday! By Jasmine Garsd, NPR/alt.latino In some ways,...
Diaz-Balart: If we don’t move on immigration, Obama will go it alone
*There is a three-and-a half month window for the GOP...
LGBT Latino Seniors Face Housing Crunch, Isolation in San Francisco
*A report notes that housing and isolation are a...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87
By Chris Kraul and Anne-Marie O’Connor, Los Angeles Times...
Meet the Latinos Driving L.A.’s Craft Beer Revolution
*Latinos driving a beer revolution? This is a good...
Cuba makes Good Friday an official holiday
*Since Pope Benedict’s visit to Cuba in 2012 the...
Federal ruling sparks policy change for jailed immigrants facing deportation in Oregon Counties
*This is an important development.  The U.S. District Court for...
Flock to the Shepherd -The Charismatic Taco al Pastor
*OK … yum! VL By Brenda Storch, La Vitamina...
Politics Meets Religion at Catholic Border Mass
*A Catholic mas, celebrated at the border fence in...
Texas Twins Campaign, but They Aren’t Sure for What
*Is a lack of Spanish fluency a “drawback” for...
The Latino Experience In Appalachia
*Latinos in Appalachia? Hernando de Soto gave the mountains...
Castro vs Patrick on Immigration: A Tale of Two Debates
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco My first mistake, when watching...
Will Today’s Hispanics Be Tomorrow’s Whites?
*Food for thought. As Latinos grow in numbers and...
Don’t forget about Hispanic fathers when it comes to paternal depression
*Research published in “Pediatrics ” shows that Latino fathers,...
12 Latino and Black Musicians Changing the Face of Classical Music
*Keep the tab open. Come back to it throughout...
Obama To Religious Leaders: No Unilateral Immigration Fix Planned
*”While there’ still a window,” is the operative phrase....
Are Transnational Ties Good for Immigrants and America?
*This leans toward the academic, but makes a good...
Hispanics remain unequal when it comes to health care
*This makes a convincing case that citizenship rights, guaranteed...
Ballet Hispanico kicks off season
*If you haven’t had a chance to see the...
Want To See The Future Of A Bicultural America? Look To The Border
*I’ve been saying this for decades! This article talks...
‘It was like a horror movie’ – the undocumented Latinos living in fear
*A fascinating story about how a 100 mile limit,...
Why Mexican-American Studies Is ‘Going To Spread Like Wildfire’ In Texas
*Texas now has the “green light” to adopt Mexican-American...
Confrontation In Arizona Between Mexican Soldiers, Border Patrol Confirmed
*This is interesting on many levels. It was an...
Alabama school won’t let Latino teen enroll, rights group says
*The interesting thing about this case is that the...
DOJ: Albuquerque Police Show ‘Pattern Of Excessive Force’
By Scott Neuman, NPR The Justice Department says it...
Mexican-American Studies in Texas: One Vote, Two Takes
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco News of the Texas State...
Remembering a Modest Cesar Chavez
*Anita Quintanilla was Cesar Chavez’s first female bodyguard, a...
Report: More Mothers Stay Home Full Time In The U.S., Especially If Immigrants
By Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) –  More women...
Should Latina beauty pageants create new journalists?
By Sylvia Obén, Latina Voices The dark-colored eyes, long...
The Growing, Neglected Challenges of LGBT Latino Elders
By Robert Espinoza, Huffington Post Latino elders who are...
Teachers should not be Facebook friends with students
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco A New Hampshire substitute teacher lost her...
Discrimination in the Federal Sector: How to Make the System Better
By Jorge Ponce, NewsTaco I’ve often wondered at the...
Urban Heat Islands amplify global climate change impacts for Latinos
By Juan Declet-Barreto, PhD, NRDC The effects of climate change...
Why Coffee Is Good For Many Latinos’ Health
*As if a reason were needed to like coffee....
L.A. Immigrants Push City Officials To Name Neighborhoods After Their Home Countries
*Tip O’Neill is credited with coining the phrase “all...
Top 10 young Latinos likely to shine this season
By Steve Randel , TTF Baseball I’ll start with Miguel Cabrera, baseball’s...
Another wave of undocumented immigration may be near
*If  the prediction in this article is to be...
‘Mexican,’ ‘Hispanic,’ ‘Latin American’ top list of race write-ins on the 2010 census
*Ever since the U.S. Census added an “origin” option...
Don’t Be Fooled: Latino = Indigenous
*Regardless of whether you call yourself Hispanic, Latino or...
King: Undocumented Immigrants Who Want To Join Military Are ‘Defrauding’ The Government
*As shocking as the statement may seem to some,...
GOP Split Over Legalization Proposal for Enlisted Immigrants
*This could be a growing rift within the GOP....
Jeb Bush: Undocumented Immigration is an Act of Love
*Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says braking the law...
The undeclared political war between Latinos and Asians
*Latino proponents of affirmative action in higher educatin in...
It’s Time to Make The Epic Cesar Chavez Movie
*I went to see the Chavez movie out of...
Number of unaccompanied minors arriving illegally in US is rising
*This is interesting as proof of how immigration follows...
More Texas Educators Throw Support Behind Mexican-American Studies
*The fight for Mexican-American studies in Texas intensifies. The...
ACLU sues ICE for placing hunger strikers in solitary confinement
*The hunger strike has been ongoing since March 24....
Hispanics punch below their weight in midterm elections
*If all we needed was a different metaphor to...
Latino audiences are driving marketing trends
*So Google is launching a new domain called .soy....
Pollster: Arizona’s switch from red to blue state ‘inevitable’
*Just as in Texas, if Latinos don’t vote, the...
The Underground Sex Economy and Latinas’ Body in America’s Sex Trafficking Capitals
*This reads like a clinical report on Latino sex...
A Better Graft: How A Mexican-American Biomedical Researcher Is Making Her Mark
*Yes! Anytime I see a story about a Latin@...
Latino Concern Should Expand to Include Climate Change
*Immigration, jobs and education are are top concerns for...
Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez had mental health problems
*Information is starting to trickle about Army Spec. Ivan...
Monuments Matter—Connections to and with Latino Communities
*On March 11, 2014 President Obama President Obama established...
Rise of Latina leadership through non-profits
By Elizabeth Giadans, Latina Voices When it comes to working...
César Chávez: An American Legend Remembered
*This is what I like best about the Cesar...
Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest
*I love this! Read this, so the next time...
Seventy Years Later: The Zoot Suit Riots and the Complexity of Youth Culture
*This is a good read, now that the Cesar...
Hundreds Protest Police Shootings In Albuquerque
*This story hasn’t gotten adequate attention in mainstream media,...
Ten National Leaders Honored By White House In Cesar Chavez’s Name
By Fox News Latino The labor leader and civil...
Latino Obamacare Workers Arrested, Claim They Were Racially Profiled
*One of the arrested men, Felipe Hernandez, 20, said: “I...
Latin America Green News: March 23rd – 29th, 2014
By Denée Reaves, La Onda Verde/NRDC Switchboard Chile Just...
Maybe Bailing on Immigration Reform Actually Worked Out Well for Republicans
*A different view on the growing story of Latino...
New Orleans Reconstruction Pits Latinos vs Blacks
*After Katrina, black residents returned to find they had...
Hopes frustrated, many Latinos reject ballot box altogether
*It’s distressing that Latinos are seen as “bit players”...
How About a Dolores Huerta Day?
By Nina Liss-Schultz, Mother Jones March 31 was Cesar Chavez’s...
This Is Not a Cesar Chavez Movie Review
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I’m an avid film fan....
Rosario Dawson wants a Dolores Huerta movie
*What do you think? A Dolores Huerta movie to...
Presidential Proclamation of Cesar Chavez Day
*Here’s the official White House “Cesar Chavez Day” proclamation....
New Small Business Administration Secretary Is Third Latina Cabinet Member In U.S. History
By Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News Latino The Senate confirmed...
Activists: We Want An Emancipator, Not A ‘Deporter In Chief’
*Here’s what’s new: President Obama has told immigration activists...
Movie-dubbing App Allows Families With Language Barriers to See ‘Cesar Chavez’ Together
*Found this story about technology dovetailing with the Cesar...
Maria Contreras-Sweet Confirmed As SBA Administrator
*Good news. Contreras-Sweet’s appointment wasn’t one of the many...
14 Can’t-Miss Bands At Vive Latino
By Alt.Latino Beginning Thursday, March 27, Alt.Latino hosts Felix Contreras and...
Latinos Live Longer But Struggle To Save Enough For Retirement
*This is where the “Latino Paradox” meets the economic...
Poll Casts Doubt on Martinez’s Sway With Latinos
*This poll was done by Public Policy Polling, a...
The Chicago stories CNN’s Chicagoland ignored
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco Chicagoans know violence.  We see...
Interview: Director Diego Luna & ‘Cesar Chavez’
By Kiko Martinez, Gozamos Although it had taken the family...
‘Microaggressions’ are proof of a flawed society
*This is the latest in a growing number of...
What the Heck is “Latino” Lipstick?
*Agreed. What the heck is that? I’m not drawn...
A Principal’s Folly, A Student’s Gain
*An interesting take on the Texas elementary school principal...
North Carolina Tea Party Uses Dog Whistle Politics to Challenge Minority Voters
*This story caught my attention because of its “dog...
Greg Abbott sees future linked to Hispanic voters
*Latino voters in Texas aren’t looking for sentimental images...
Paul Ryan: Immigration a question of ‘when’
*I don’t know whether to feel optimistic about Rep....
National Latino Groups Mobilize to Get More Women in Politics
By Patricia Guadalupe, NBCNews Latinas are just over 1...
Venezuelans in exile
By Patricia Boscán, Latina Voices She saw me catch...
Obama Administration Will Allow More Time to Enroll in Health Care on Federal Marketplace
By Amy Goldstein, Washington Post The Obama administration has decided...
Dems try to breathe new life into Immigration Reform (and set a Tea Party trap)
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco As immigration politics goes, this...
Cesar Chavez the Only Latino-Centric Studio Film Opening This Year
By Dodai Stewart, Jezebel Directed by Diego Luna — whom...
House Dems Will Try to Force Immigration Vote
By Frank Thorp V, NBCNews House Democrats will file another...
Latinos Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul
By Associated Press/NPR WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s largest...
Obama Deportation Review Crucial to Hold Latino Support
By Michael C. Bender, Bloomberg Businessweek A review of...
Gallup: Racial Polarization Marks Party Preferences
By Adam O’Neal, Real Clear Politics Political party preference has...
Student site shares history of Utah Latino leaders
By Lisa Schencker, Brandenton Herald SALT LAKE CITY — When...
School Data Finds Pattern of Inequality Along Racial Lines
By Motoko Rich, New York Times Racial minorities are...
Greg Abbott’s bogus voter fraud crusade
By Zachary Roth, msnbc Since taking office in 2001, Texas...
Tobacco more likely to be sold at pharmacies in poor and Latino communities
By Beth Salamon, Medical Xpress (Medical Xpress)—Poverty and the...
How to Get Free Help With Your Taxes
SPONSORED CONTENT By Eileen Ambrose, AARP Milagros Aguas used to...
Race to Enroll Latinos as Obamacare Deadline Looms
By John Michaelson, Public News Service (with data and editorial...
Poll: Latinos souring on Obamacare
By Aaron Blake, Washington Post A new poll shows...
Ana Tijoux, ‘We Are Crazy As A Species’
By Jasmine Garsd, Alt.Latino/NPR Once a year music fans...
Rosario Dawson Honored to Play Dolores Huerta in Cesar Chavez Biopic
By Hispanically Speaking News In the film biography “Cesar...
In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population
By Carla Murphy, Colorlines Almost 20 percent of youth aged...
Documentary Examines Suspicious 1970 Death Of LA Times Journalist Ruben Salazar
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane, Peggy Pico, KPBS In the 1960s, journalist Ruben...
How Hispanic culture is contributing to infant obesity
By Hope Gillete, Saludify The war on childhood obesity...
Unlocking The Power Of Broadband Throughout Our New America
By Kristian Ramos, Fox News Latino …broadband technologies are limited...
Facing Risk Of Rape, Migrant Women Prepare With Birth Control
By  Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras ALTAR, Sonora, Mexico – The Santa...
Pizza Chain That Markets To Mexicans Says New Promotion Isn’t Profane
By Shereen Matisol Meraji, Code Switch Pizza Patrón is...
Principal who told kids not to speak Spanish will lose job
By Lisa Gray, Houston Chronicle HEMPSTEAD – The Hempstead school...
Boulder Co. appoints undocumented man to human relations panel
By Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post The Boulder City Council...
Talk of Immigration Reform Fuels Spike in Fraud Cases
By Maria Antonieta Mejia, New America Media REDWOOD CITY, Calif....
Court Approves Arizona, Kansas Citizenship Proof for Voters
By NBCNews A federal judge on Wednesday sided with...
Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike in Texas Detention Center
By Priscila Mosqueda, Texas Observer Immigrants in a for-profit detention...
Full list of overlooked minority Medal of Honor recipients
*Editor’s note: This article was originally published on February...
Being Latino Is Not a Crutch
By César Vargas , Huffington Post Latino Voices I’ll tell...
First Undocumented Lawyer Allowed To Practice In California Uninvited To Speech At San Antonio School
By Adrian Carrasquillo, BuzzFeed Saint Mary’s Hall seemed pretty excited to...
Western Comics: the High Renaissance Moment in the History Mexican Stereotypes
From the textmex obsessed imagination of William A. Nericcio {source}...
Make a Difference in a Young Man’s Life: Remind Him to Register with Selective Service
- SPONSORED CONTENT - PRESS RELEASE Important opportunities such...
24 Can’t Settle Score: Latino Vets See Racism Despite Medals
By Bill Briggs, NBCNews One man slithered across an...
Cesar Chavez, the Undocumented and the Chicano Movement
By Alfredo Gutierrez, NewsTaco (Cesar Chavez, the Undocumented and...
For the love of libros: Trio envisions bilingual library at shuttered site
By Roger Phillips, The Record STOCKTON – Sofia Colon remembers...
March Madness: Latino Players Shine In College Basketball National Tourney
By Bill Vourvoulias, Fox News Latino March Madness is back...
Largest-Ever Latino Online Voter Registration Campaign Launched at SXSW
PR Newswire PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 WASHINGTON, March...
This month, California will become the second state with a Latino majority
By Leo Hornak and Jonathan Kealing, PRI The United States is expected...
Prison Hunger Strike Puts Spotlights on Immigration Detention
By Alex Altman,TIME Eleven days ago, Paulino Ruiz stopped...
How Gloria Molina changed Latina politics and history
By Tony Castro, Voxxi Gloria Molina is a name...
How Immigration Advocacy Has Changed From A Washington Boys Club To A Gritty Girl Movement
By Angela Maria Kelley, Hispanically Speaking News I started my...
Q&A with LALO ALCARAZ: ‘La Cucaracha’ creator gets a national closeup on Ovation
By Michael Cavna, Washington Post Last night many people...
Hispanic Caucus to wait on resolution
By Seung Min Kim, Politico The Congressional Hispanic Caucus...
Long overdue Medals of Honor to be awarded to 17 Hispanics
By Grace Flores-Hughes, Voxxi President Barack Obama will be honoring...
The Soldiers of St. Patrick
By Michael Hogan, Latino Rebels St. Patrick’s Day is...
Film review: ‘Cesar Chavez’
By Arnold Garcia Jr.,Popular Hispanics Say “Cesar Chavez,” for...
CNN’s Chicagoland does no good for Chicago Public Schools students
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco A couple of weeks ago,...
Not in Austin? Hear Alt.Latino’s SXAmericas Mix
By Jasmine Garsd, Alt.Latino This week Felix and I...
Pope Francis And His ‘Abuelo’ Charm
By Grazie Pozo Christie, Fox News Latno I can safely say...
Medical Researchers Lament Lack Of Latinos In Clinical Studies; Better Outreach Needed
By EFE, Fox News Latino WASHINGTON, D.C. (EFE) –...
In Flip-Flop, Florida Gov. Rick Scott Backs Bill To Grant In-State Tuition To Immigrants
By Associated Press/Fox News Latino TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (AP) –...
Obama Orders Review of US Deportation Practices
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press/The Big Story WASHINGTON (AP)...
Border Patrol agent identified after suicide, kidnapping, sexual assault of immigrants
Ildefonso Ortiz, Karen Antonacci and Jared Taylor, The Monitor...
“Deporter in Chief” may have unintended consequences
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco You may want to call...
Mexican immigrant sues after newborn seized by Mississippi agency
By Jack Elliott Jr., Associated Press/San Jose Mercury News...
Chicago State Rep. race about more than hipsters vs. Hispanics
By Dan Mihalopoulos, Chicago Sun-Times On the surface, next...
Long Beach Candidate Could Be City’s First Gay, Latino Mayor
By Sasha Scarlett, Gazettes Robert Garcia is running for...
Why I Hire Undocumented Workers
By Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg Using data from the U.S. Census,...
Politics Counts: Why Texas Could Flip Quickly From Red to Blue
By Dante Chinni, Wall Street Journal For students of...
Harlem’s Spanish Christian Church Devastated By Natural Gas Explosion
By Chris Kirkham, Huffington Post Latino Voices Carmen Vargas-Rosa, a...
Minority Political Candidates Just Need a Chance
By Eric Gonzalez, Michigan State University Today / Latino Decisions It’s...
Plant closure sought for polluting Latino district of Los Angeles
By EFE/Global Post Los Angeles, Mar 11 (EFE).- Community...
AZ Congressman Ed Pastor’s Surprise Retirement Sets Off A Scramble To Fill His Seat
By Fox News Latino The deadline for filing to...
SXSW 2014: How to make the perfect Austin breakfast taco (recipes)
By  Jacob Margolis, KPCC While South by Southwest is...
Latino media shifts focus from GOP to Obama
By Greg Sargent, The Washington Post Here’s something that...
Gov. Brewer won’t seek re-election
By Arizona Daily Star PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer,...
SXAmericas Aims to Connect Latinos at SXSW
By Icess Fernandez Rojas, NBCLatino There’s something diferente about South by Southwest...
‘Bring Them Home’ round three: 150 people seek entry into the U.S.
By Griselda Nevarez, Voxxi When Alabama passed what is considered...
Injured Worker, Now 64, Retired on $868 Monthly
By Ngoc Nguyen, New America Media SAN FRANCISCO — Jose...
Immigration Status Can’t Stop La Santa Cecilia
By Maria Hinojosa, Latino USA La Santa Cecilia have...
Supreme Court Considering To Take Up Part Of Arizona’s Controversial Immigration Law
By Associated Press/Fox News Latino PHOENIX (AP) –  The...
An Architect Whose Passion is Building Tacos
*This article was suggested by Taquista Todd O’neill. By...
‘Saturday Night Live’ fails Latinas again with stereotypical skit
By Cristina Arreola, Latina Seriously, Saturday Night Live? For years,...
Latinos Welcome SXSW Spotlight, But Still Feel Marginalized
By Veronica Zaragovia, KUTNews South by Southwest Interactive is...
Border Patrol Use of Force Rules: Shooting at Rock-Throwers Still OK
By Julianne Hing, Colorlines On Friday the Border Patrol...
A Modern Day ‘Harvest of Shame’
By Michael Grabell, ProPublica This story was done in collaboration with VICE...
Your New Favorite Player Just Made the NBA
*This article was suggested by Tqauista Todd O’Neill. By...
Border showdown: Families will demand U.S. entry to reunite with relatives
*This article was suggested by Taquista Ito Romo. By Michael Martinez and Jaqueline...
The GOP “Latino Problem,” in One Snapshot
By Victor Landa, NewsTaco One picture, posted Thursday by John...
Julian Castro-Dan Patrick Immigration Debate May Happen After All
By Roque Planas, HuffingtonPost Latino Voices Julian Castro is...
Venezuela Battle Leaves National Guardsman And Civilian Dead
By Ezequiel Abiu Lopez and Jorge Rueda, Associated Press/Huffington...
Black chief is out, Hispanic chief is hired at BWI’s fire department
By Kevin Rector, The Washington Post Officials at Baltimore-Washington International...
Not Just Cubans: Many Latinos Now Call Miami Home
By Carmen Sesín, NBCNews MIAMI — After studying medicine...
Marketing Mistakes Hurt Latino Enrollment In California
By April Dembosky and KQED, Kaiser Health News/Washington Post SAN...
Vote-Buying Scandal Rattles South Texas Politics
By Melissa del Bosque, The Texas Observer In the...
Northwestern University hosts “Bittersweet” exhibit about bracero guest worker program
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco The Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit...
For Latino And Black Americans, A Glass Mysteriously Half-Full
By Gene Demby, NPR Code Switch Over the last...
Obama Budget: Expand Schools, Reduce Prisons
By Brentin Mock, Colorlines President Obama released his new budget proposal for...
Poor and Hispanic Workers Are Least Likely to Have Sick Days
By Olga Khazan, The Atlantic New York City last week...
Venezuela’s Maduro breaks diplomatic links with Panama
By BBC News Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, has broken...
Arizona Sen. Gallardo discloses he’s gay
By Mary Jo Pitzl, The Republic State Sen. Steve...
Wary of losing Hispanic voters, Florida House GOP backs tuition plan
By John Kennedy, Atlanta Journal-Constitution TALLAHASSEE — Children of undocumented...
What it means to me to be a Latino writer
By Ulises Silva, Culture Con Limón When I wrote...
A Puerto Rican explores art space
By Sylvia Obén, Latina Voices When Edra Soto isn’t teaching...
Dancing with the Stars 2014: Season 18 Contestants Announced, But Where’s the Latino Representation?
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Friday, April 20th, 2012

Film Review: ‘The Lucky One’

By Gabrielle Bondi, The Young Folks Another year, another Nicholas Sparks film! Now, I will admit that while I tend to give Sparks a lot of flak, mostly because of this, I do give his movies a fair shot. Sometimes the combination of melodrama, cliché and eye candy can make a winning result. Without a doubt,