Category Archives: Tucson

Birth of a New Symbol: The Brown Berets & Chicano/o Education, 1966-1972 at the University of Arizona (4/13/17)





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





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March in the Rain Film and Discussion at the University of Arizona (2/28/17)





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Consuelo Aguilar Walk/Run 2017 at the University of Arizona

    The annual Consuelo Aguilar Walk/Run will be taking place on April 15th, 2017 at the University of Arizona. This event helps fund a scholarship program named in honor of a former MAS student who vigorously dedicated her life to … Continue reading



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March and Rally for a Sanctuary City in Tucson





Posted in AmeriKKKa, Arizona, Chicana Feminism, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Fuck Trump, Immigration, Indigenous, Knowledge, Language, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, MuXer, Palabra, Resistance, Tucson, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Coraje Newspaper Cover Page of the Mexican American Liberation Committee (Tucson, AZ)





Posted in Arizona, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Politics, Chicana/o Posters, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Education, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Liberation, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, Palabra, Politics, Pueblo, Resistance, Self-Determination, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Tucson, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

MEChA Nationals 2016 at the University of Arizona





Posted in Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, MEChA, Memory, Mexican, Movimiento, MuXer, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Student Empowerment, Tucson, University of Arizona | Leave a comment

On Illegal Pete’s and the Dark Shadow of Arizona

We Are Never Illegal in Our Own Land Let’s get one thing clear: Chicana/o-Mexicana/o-Indigenous peoples can never be illegal in our own land. Yet, there are “laws” in place which erase and negate this historical fact, while also criminalizing our … 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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“Arizona’s Mexican Heritage: An American Story”





Posted in Arizona, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Studies, Community, Cultura, Education, Family, Knowledge, Land, Memory, Mexican, Resistance, Student Empowerment, Tucson, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | 1 Comment