Monthly Archives: January 2016

Veteranas & Rucas: Curator Misses an Opportunity to Explain Chicana/o Identity to the Mainstream Press

Guadalupe Rosales’s popular Instagram account, Veteranas and Rucas, has been receiving press coverage for the past few months. The account provides a glimpse into the Los Angeles area party crew, chola scene from the ‘80s and ‘90s, but occasionally, she … Continue reading



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Indigenous Knowledges: Pedagogies, Spirit Work & Storytelling at UC Davis (2/1/16)





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2016 Zapata March (April 9,2016 at Chicano Park 10am)





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prose for Aneb Kgositsile

for Aneb Kgositsile (wherever you may be)   1.     ! Cuatemoc ! Mexica Fallen Eagle ” I embrace mankind with trembling quetzal feathers   with circlets of song I give myself to the community”  **   flowing summer Earth … Continue reading



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Oscar by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Black & Chicana/o Solidarity, Blacks, Cartoonista, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Studies, Community, Cultura, Education, History, Hollywood, Indigenous, Knowledge, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, Native American, Political Cartoon, Race, Racism, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Social Media, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Television/Media, Transglobal, Transnational, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

No Specific Pause (for the Kit Carson Tri-Centennial celebration 1996)

No Specific Pause (for the Kit Carson Tri-Centennial celebration 1996)   feel sorry for you at the city stop light  Xikano bato dressed old school fielding Brown Beret ‘chuco trajes heaved up with his righteous rez carucha todo madre homemade scrapes … Continue reading



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Crocodile Tears by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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Mental Health Cuts with a Sprinkling of Guns by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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No Credentials

No Credentials Written by Diane Benavides Rios I walked across the border drunk with hollow dreams. Mezcal, rage, the moon, and lowriders all became mirages here. Here-mujeres y hombres dance among crumbling walls. There- are candles, little children crying, link … Continue reading



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Canícula: A Reading & Book Signing with Norma Elia Cantú at Resistencia Bookstore in Austin (1/9/16)

                                    Red Salmon Arts Presents Canícula: A Reading and Book Signing with Norma Elia Cantú Winner of the Premio Aztlán Literary Prize, Canícula: … Continue reading



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