Category Archives: Student Empowerment

Nocturnal Daylight Dream Time

I sat up all night last night  pen in hand responding to the wind rap rap rap rose bush rub tune rub  against window whip snap a slide along branches of 2 young  Cottonwood trees I have raised since they  stood … Continue reading

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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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Little Mexico

Little Mexico   1.   way before wild dog speech we the cousins of Coyote and Wolf canciones mariachi nortenas might fade from sight  dissolve in rear view mirror  blue highway north recalling   los perdidas estrellas sueltas de Bagley y West Grand … Continue reading

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“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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War Path

War Path for Gwen Ifill  Emiliano Zapata  Mohammed Ali Che   1. even though the loss – oh the loss a random sudden rap-up out loud our rather loose caboose these days accommodations on the railroad tracks of a good … 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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Birth of a New Symbol: The Brown Berets & Chicano/o Education, 1966-1972 at the University of Arizona (4/13/17)

Posted in Arizona, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o Education, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Politics, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Moratorium, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, History, Knowledge, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, Police Brutality, Police Infilitration, Resistance, Social justice, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Tucson, Unity, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

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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Neither Grapes nor Lettuce: A Cesar Chavez Day Symposium

                                  “The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” -Cesar Chavez In honor of Cesar Chavez Day and National … Continue reading

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Raíces (A Chicanx Brown Bag Series) at the University of Arizona (3/8/17)

Posted in Arizona, Aztlan, Chicana Feminism, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Education, Gender, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, Law, Memory, Mexican, Migrant, Movimiento, MuXer, Nepantla, Palabra, Politics, Race, Resistance, Rhetoric, Self-Determination, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Spirituality, Student Empowerment, Tucson, Unity, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment