The 9 Things Latinos Want to See Happen in 2016
2015 was a CRAZY year. From Donald Trump joining the presidential race to Selena getting an entire festival devoted to her music, and more. But we aren’t there yet. There are so many things we still need to see happen. 2016, we’re hoping you follow through. Here’s what we need:
A REAL taco emoji…
— Hue Fusion Market (@huefusionmarket) November 10, 2015
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This Taco Bell taco is cute and all, but it isn’t a LEGIT taco so try again. Thx.
Our Latino parents still have curfews for us, whether you live at home or not. This needs to change.
22 with a curfew b/c Latino parents
— リズ (@groovyliz_) January 7, 2016
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You know that late night text mami sends to make sure you are home and safe…even if you live in a different country.
Tapatío needs to be as readily available at restaurants as ketchup.
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It’s an offense that there are over 54 million Latinos living in the US and we still have to sneak Tapatío bottles into restaurants.
We need this question banned.
It was a no yesterday, and the week before that, and all of 2015 was a NO. Why keep asking?
Anybody out there going to spearhead instant taco delivery this year?
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Or how about a taco truck that actually delivers. A parked truck doesn’t do much for me.
It’s time for Selena Quintanilla, a.k.a. La Reina, to get a damn star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
If people are still grooving to “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” and “Como La Flor” all these years later, it’s time to recognize her as the cultural powerhouse we all know she is.
It would be so awesome for politicians to finally decide on immigration reform.
— Maria Mohr (@maizah) January 8, 2016
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These are people’s lives you are messing with. It’s time to stop making millions of families live in limbo. Decide already.
Now that Mexico captured El Chapo, can we start looking for the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students?
— jackie (@harryshaute) January 8, 2016
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It’s seriously about time for the Mexican government to pony up and either find the students or admit something is terribly wrong.
And, biggest of all, can this man finally tell us that this has all been a joke for publicity?
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Because no one in the world is going to take us seriously if we let him get into the White House.