Category Archives: Colorado

“Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados” – September 19 – Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado

  “Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados”, is a documentary film about a 21-year-old University of Colorado undergraduate who was killed, along with two other Chicano activists, in a car bomb in May of 1974 at the Colorado Chautauqua. Forty-eight hours later … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion: Chicano Media and La Cucaracha in Pueblo, Colorado (4/28/16)

    The Chicano Movement used innovations in technology to create media that represented the issues, the faces, and the perspectives of Chicanos. Colorado had a number of Chicano newspapers, including La Cucaracha in Pueblo. La Cucaracha and other newspapers … Continue reading

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El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement in Colorado and Pueblo (1/22/16)

    Join us and celebrate the opening of the exhibit El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement in Colorado and Pueblo on January 22, 2016. When: Friday, January 22, 2016 | 5 – 8 p.m. Where: El Pueblo History Museum | … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Still Entering through the Backdoor: A Review of the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Library in Denver

On a recent visit to Denver, Colorado (my hometown), after reacquainting myself with the city and visiting family and friends, I made it a point to visit the library. As a child, I grew up in libraries, thanks to my … Continue reading

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¡Despierten Hermanos! in Enriqueta Vasquez and the Chicano Movement: Writings from El Grito del Norte

Through the wonders of social media, namely Twitter, I have been sharing and recommending hundreds of Chicana/o books and film titles amongst my “followers” for the last four years in order to promote Chicana/o literacy, encourage students to major or … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Bicentennial Speech of July 4, 1976 by Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

Donald Trump’s anti-Mexican statements and the response by the corporate Hispanic/Latino so-called civil rights organizations have, as expected, been reduced to profitable soundbites for both sides. With the mainstream “news” media more than willing to cash in on the invented … Continue reading

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The Miseducation of Youth: A Panel to Discuss the State of Xican@ Studies in Denver

                                  Save the date familia. R.A.C.E., in conjunction with the University of Colorado Denver, Denver University, and Metropolitan State, is proud to continue our … Continue reading

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Curanderismo: Sacred Smoke and Purification

  Join curandera Grace Alvarez Sesma on Saturday, May 30 through Sunday, May 31, 2015 in Nederland, Colorado for a dynamic weekend of learning, laughter, and sharing. The Earth is our first mother and our first altar. Living in a … Continue reading

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