Category Archives: Denver

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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Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch Library Grand Opening

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Book Review: Where Excuses Go To Die by John Espinosa Nelson

I cannot write about this book without also writing about myself. I realize that’s may seem odd for a book review but what is left after reading a book if you cannot compare it to your own life experience? I will preface … Continue reading

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Interview On Being a Chicano Intellectual: Sisyphus and the Fucking Boulder

I just got back from Denver. So this week I am posting a copy of an interview that was taken last week. It will be published in a book by a New Mexico State university professor in yet another form.  The … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of Los Seis de Boulder: A Commemoration of the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement in Colorado (5/31/14)

May 31 2014 40th Anniversary of Los Seis de Boulder: A Commemoration of the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement in Colorado Su Teatro | 721 Sante Fe Drive | Denver, Colorado Event from 5pm-9pm | Pre-event activities begin at 3pm … Continue reading

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