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Rachael Leigh Cook explains that the war on drugs is a racist war on people in a remake of her iconic spot. [Video for the Drug Policy Alliance.]

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Cameras were rolling in Jerusalem when Nazareth carpenter Yeshua Ben-Yosef and friends gathered for a Passover seder that would turn out to be Ben-Yosef’s Last Supper. Here’s their video.

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The first targets of American border agents were Chinese, not Mexican. When the California Gold Rush ended and the railroad building boom came to a close, it became easy for politicians to exploit anti-Chinese sentiment. The result was an immigration policy that led to the first smuggling operations across the U.S-Mexico border. [Video by Timeline.]

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The Mexico City Metro has installed a “penis seat” in one of its subway cars, featuring a molded likeness of a man’s torso and penis.

Por que? They hope to get men thinking about the sexual harrassment Mexico City mujeres have to put up with every pinche day.

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On January 11, 1944, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the country a Second Bill of Rights when World War II was over, but he died before the conflict ended.

America’s future security, he said, demands citizens have a right to good housing, good healthcare, good education, a living wage and more.

POCHO FACTOID: FDR never used the word “bigly” in a speech.

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Lessly Tocano loves her mom even though she talks sh!t about her makeup. “GUAU!”

Truth – La Vérité – comes out of her well to shame Mankind (1896 toon)

by HABLO PICASSO March 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Truth coming from the well armed with her whip to chastise mankind is an 1896 painting by the French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme. It is also known as La Vérité (French: Truth).

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BBC Video: Lucha libre — not just for hombres anymore

by Verdana Bold December 9, 2016 Cultura
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Lucha libre is no longer just for men, as Marcela and her friends explain to the BBC.

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Tonia Jo Hall shout out to Natives: ‘She’s that kind of woman’ (video)

by Verdana Bold December 2, 2016 Cultura
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Tonia Jo Hall has some words of encouragement in She’s that kind of woman. “Shout out to all the beautiful strong native women,” she writes:

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The Circle of Life: “Nhazé” means “seed” in Zapotec (video)

by Verdana Bold November 30, 2016 Cultura
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The word “Nazhé” means “seed” in the Mexican Zapotec indigenous language and inspired this short animation about the cyclical nature of life and death. [Video by Chilango artist Fafer Reyes.]

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Can you hear me now? ‘Te escucho!’ (video)

by Verdana Bold November 17, 2016 Cultura
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On a dark and stormy night, a pregnant woman stumbles and falls in the rain. What can a passing stranger do? Te escucho, a 2009 entry in a Mexican cell phone company video contest, has the answer. [Video by creator and artist Alexander Da Silva.]

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Good luck with the 1954 miles of the US-Mexico wall (video)

by ELMO JADO October 28, 2016 El Now
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Best of Luck with the Wall takes the viewer on a hypnotic visual voyage across the length and breadth the U.S.-Mexico border, stitched together from 200,000 satellite images. [Directed and explained by Josh Begley.]

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Calaveras y catrinas y skeletons parade in Mexico City (video)

by Verdana Bold October 27, 2016 Cultura
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Hundred paraded through the streets of Mexico City last weekend to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, aka Day of the Dead.

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NYC riot grrrls Le Tigre reunite for p*ssy-themed “I’m With Her” (video)

by Verdana Bold October 20, 2016 Cultura
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NYC electroclash band Le Tigre reunite to pledge their support for La Hillary in their first new song in over a decade, I’m With Her. [Video by Laura Parnes.]

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Surf’s up on the Amazon when the Pororoca comes in – OMG run! (video)

by Verdana Bold October 6, 2016 Cultura
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Surf’s up on the Amazon when the Pororoca comes in, and Brazilian adventurer Richard Rasmussen is there to demonstrate. Remember, kids, when you ask “Que onda?” the onda you get may require you to run as fast AF. Pororoca? Wikipedia explains:

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Mykki Blanco reads Zoe Leonard: I want a dyke for president (video)

by Verdana Bold October 5, 2016 Cultura
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Artist, photographer and activist Zoe Leonard wrote “I want a dyke for president” in 1992. Rapper Mykki Blanco delivered the word in this new video. Here’s the text:

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If elected, Trump will deport this Harvard University graduate (video)

by Verdana Bold October 3, 2016 El Now
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In La Graduación | The Graduation by Anna Clare Spelman, we meet an undocumented Latinx DREAMer about to graduate from the Harvard’s Kennedy School with a master’s degree. Thank God Donald Trump promises to deport rapists and narcotrafficantes like her and her mom!

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DEPLORABLES! Gay Latino at a right wing press conference (video)

by Verdana Bold September 20, 2016 El Now
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Look! It’s crooked Hillary libtard propaganda from a sinner. Shameless! Or, as Media Matters, who made this video explains:

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Ex Mex President Fox eats truck tacos, beats Trump piñata (video)

by Verdana Bold September 15, 2016 El Now
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Mexican President Vicente Fox beat a Donald Trump piñata after eating at a taco truck last week in Los Angeles. “Tacos will make America great,” Fox said. Business Insider has the story: During an appearance on El Show de Piolín in Los Angeles, former Mexican President Vicente Fox found a new way to demonstrate his […]

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Shocking new video from Trump’s doctor reveals awful truth

by ROD ESTERLING August 31, 2016 El Now
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Dr. Harold Bornstein — that wack long-haired doctor who wrote a weird-ass letter about Donald Trump’s health — comes clean with the whole truth and nothing but the truth in this shocking new video. [Yes, that’s STTNG’s Brent Spiner, Trekkies!]

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Cristina Martinez: Don’t mess with this Chicana! (NSFW poetry video)

by Verdana Bold August 22, 2016 Cultura
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This Latinx does not want your stereotyping BS. Cristina Martinez performing Chicana at the Cherokee Man and the Mockingbird graffiti mural at Decatur Station in Decatur, Georgia. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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A woman in the White House is just the start: ‘Madam President’

by Verdana Bold July 29, 2016 El Now
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Democrat Hillary Clinton is already making history. And come November, she could achieve another milestone: Becoming America’s first Madam President. Yet behind the groundbreaking nature of her candidacy lies an absence of women in elected office. The U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in female representation at the national level,

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TORTILLA TOWEL: You know you want it, you know you need it (video)

by Verdana Bold July 5, 2016 Cultura
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When getting wrapped up in a soft and fluffy, warm from the dryer tortilla is your ComidaCosPlay character, you know you want it, you know you need it, the Tortilla Towel! The only question is — corn or wheat?

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Webcam video: Stunning double rainbow forms over Mexico City

by Verdana Bold June 30, 2016 El Now
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Mexico City got a treat Tuesday when a double rainbow formed over Santa Fe in the western part of the city. A webcam on top of the Hotel Presidente InterContinental captured the arc’s formation as the sun returned following a rainstorm.

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