Category Archives: California

Observando al Observador at Brava Theatre in San Francisco (June 21st)

    Observando al Observador Brava presents the US premiere of Observando al Observador, a documentary film by Malena Juanatey Observando al Observador (Observing the Observer) tells the story of two US citizens, Olga Talamante and Patricia Erb, who were … Continue reading



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What we don’t want to know

There is an old saying that goes “Out of sight out of mind.” If we don’t think about the shit that we live in, we won’t smell it. And if we don’t think about it, we are not compelled to … Continue reading



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Challenge to Be Great: The Election of Gabriel Buelna

One of the greatest disappointments in living a long life is seeing friends who could have been great enter politics surrounded by high hopes and never achieve their potential or your hopes for them. My former student Gabriel Buelna won … Continue reading



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Aztlán Rising at Cal State LA (2/11/17)

      Aztlán Rising A Chicanx response to Trump Salazar Hall C141 The Chicano Movement in this new era of Fascism. Where do we stand and how do we build a stronger response as Chicanas/os. Let’s work towards organizing … Continue reading



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Pass the Buck

President Harry S. Truman had a sign on his desk with the inscription “The buck stops here.” Truman an avid poke player wanted to specify that he didn’t ‘pass the buck’ to anyone; he accepted personal responsibility for the way … Continue reading



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Requiem 29 at the University of Arizona (12/15/16)





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Cherríe Moraga at UCSD (12/1/16)





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Remembering January 31, 1971 Event in East Los Angeles (1/28/17)





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Inauguration Day Walk Out: Dump Trump and All Racist Politicans

Inauguration Day Walk Out: Dump Trump and All Racist Politicians Since early 2016, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) has been at the forefront of protests to stop Trump. Chapters and affiliates led protests from coast to coast, even helping … Continue reading



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Proof of Love by Maira Meza





Posted in Aztlan, California, Chicana Feminism, 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 Photography, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, History, Knowledge, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, MuXer, San Diego, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment