Monthly Archives: October 2015

Dia de los Muertos

If you are every where: in water and earth, in the air that holds me, and in the voracious blaze; and if you go every place   with me in my thought, in the sigh of my breath, and in … Continue reading



Posted in Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Poetry, Chicana/o Prose, Chicana/o Studies, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Dia de los Muertos, Education, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Mexican, Movimiento, Palabra, Quotes, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Spirituality, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Real Horror by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Black & Chicana/o Solidarity, Black Power, Black Studies, Blacks, Capitalism, Cartoonista, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Politics, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Colonialism, Community, Critical Race Studies, Critical Race Theory, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Gentrification, Globalization, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, Law, Mexican, Movimiento, Neo-Liberalism, Palabra, Police Brutality, Politcal Cartoon, Prison Industrial Complex, Race, Racism, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Illegal Pete’s and The Smug Face of Tone Deafness

My friend, David, asked me to write about Illegal Pete’s, a restaurant chain from Colorado with an offensive name. My first reaction was: ugh. Not because I didn’t want to write it but because it deals with the theme of … Continue reading



Posted in AmeriKKKa, Arizona, Capitalism, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Politics, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Colonialism, Colorado, Community, Cultura, Education, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Memory, Mexican, Migrant, Movimiento, Quotes, Race, Racism, Social justice, Social Media, Student Empowerment, Tucson, University of Arizona, Vendido, Xicana, Xicano | 1 Comment

“Arizona’s Mexican Heritage: An American Story”





Posted in Arizona, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Studies, Community, Cultura, Education, Family, Knowledge, Land, Memory, Mexican, Resistance, Student Empowerment, Tucson, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | 1 Comment

The Lonely Book Review

Not too many people pay attention to book reviews these days. This is lamentable since at one time they were the cornerstone of an academic career. It exposed you to scholars in the field, and just reading kept you current … Continue reading



Posted in Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Book Reviews, Chicana/o Books, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Music, Chicana/o Studies, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, History, Immigration, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Mexican, Migrant, Palabra, Resistance, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Maestro Guerrero by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





Posted in Aztlan, Chicago, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Mural, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, History, Illinois, Knowledge, Memory, Mexican, Midwest, Pilsen, Politcal Cartoon, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Homeward Bound #1

Homeward Bound #1   if Tlaloc does not bring the spring rain I will not thirst   for memories  or passion I say silence I do not hunger   I scatter your fragmented thoughts that we might journey to the whole … Continue reading



Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Poetry, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Prose, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Education, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Memory, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Student Empowerment, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Dismantling Christendom in Federal Indian Law in Steven T. Newcomb’s Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery

Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery by Steven T. Newcomb sets as its goal the decoding of hidden biblical meanings in United States Federal Indian Law/Policy, but specifically the 1823 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Johnson … Continue reading



Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Capitalism, Catholic Church, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Book Reviews, Chicana/o Books, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Colonialism, Community, Critical Race Studies, Critical Race Theory, Cultura, Education, Globalization, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, Law | Leave a comment

Interrogating Western Civilization as a Disease in Jack Forbes’ Columbus and Other Cannibals: The Wétiko Disease of Exploitation, Imperialism, and Terrorism

  On Indigenous People’s Day, the Wall Street funded Latino “Rebels” posted its usual fuckery, this time defending the genocidal and maniacal acts of Cristobal Colón. You can find the piece-of-shit article as well as their sophomoric and ahistorical responses to … Continue reading



Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Memory, Palabra, Racism, Resistance, Sexism, Student Empowerment, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Brown Tower Abstracts

At the annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association in March 1972, various Chicano caucuses merged to form the National Caucus of Chicano Social Scientists (NCCSS). A later meeting at the New Mexico Highlands University would convene the formation … Continue reading



Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Colorado, Community, Cultura, Denver, Education, Globalization, History, Knowledge, Language, MEChA, Memory, Movimiento, Nepantla, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Third World Liberation, Transglobal, Transnational, Tucson, Unity, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment