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Hot under the collar in Mexico City? Tizne Tacomotora has ice cream tacos!

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In the brand new music video I Don’t Like the Comics You Drew, Dave draws the first page of his comic book and excitedly shows it to his friend Lei Lei. Lei Lei, however, is not impressed.

Hollywood comic hero Mel Brooks was not impressed either. Here’s Oscar-winning The Critic from 1963: [Mas…]

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The U.S. was once known as ‘a nation of immigrants’ — now, not so much (video)

by Comic Saenz August 7, 2018 Cultura
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A Mexican cleaning lady in New York Ctiy learns that the “nation of immigrants” is not so friendly these days. Based on a true story, Let My People Stay is by Olivia G. Jimenez.

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La Cucaracha: Nightmare on Piñata Street (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 6, 2018 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: In ancient Tenochtitlan, Chepe y Pepe use the ATM (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 2, 2018 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY IN ANCIENT TENOCHTITLAN:

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‘Carmelita’ by Warren Zevon: Life, death, mariachis, and heroin in Echo Park (live video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz August 2, 2018 Audio
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The late musical genius Warren Zevon was in Ensendada, no maybe he was in Echo Park. And maybe he OD’d on heroin, or not. He did hear “mariachi static on his radio,” however. The live video is from 1977. Mira los lyrics:

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This LA-born Mexican-American hero voluntarily joined his Japanese-American neighbors in the WWII Manzanar internment camp

by Comic Saenz August 2, 2018 Cultura
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Seventeen year old Los Angeles-born Ralph Lazo (photo) voluntarily entered the Manzanar Japanese-American internment camp after learning his neighbors were being locked up by the government. He later joined the military and helped liberate the Philippines and spent his life “discouraging the occurrence of similar injustices and violations of civil liberties in the future.” [Video […]

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La Cucaracha: Chepe finds love in ancient Tenochtitlan (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 1, 2018 Cartoons
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We used to have a man in the White House we could be proud of; Joan Baez explains in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2018 Cultura
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At the memorial service in Charleston, S.C. for the victims of a white wing racist terrorist, Barack Obama, the last real President of the United States, joined the congregation of mourners. What he did on that day became a song by Zoe Mulford, performed here by Xicana OG activist Joan Baez and animated in pastel […]

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In 1963, the Fantastic Four fought THE HATE-MONGER (toons)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2018 Cartoons
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In 1963, Marvel Comics’ Fantastic Four confronted a sinister politician who sought to divide the people. They called him THE HATE-MONGER. He seemed familiar somehow.

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In ‘Welcome to America’, undocumented Yeni González crosses the country to be reunited with her kids stolen by La Migra (video)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2018 El Now
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Yeni González is one of the mothers who suddenly found herself thousands of miles away from her children this spring, after the alt-white regime’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy went into effect. This TIME Red Border Film documentary shows how grassroots activists banded together to transport González from a detention center in Eloy, AZ, to New York […]

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La Cucaracha: Chepe and Pepe time travel to Tenochtitlan (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 31, 2018 Cartoons
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