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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: [Mas…]

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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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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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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.]


Hundred paraded through the streets of Mexico City last weekend to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, aka Day of the Dead.


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.]

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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This Chicano hates Cholula, backs Trump, ese (video)

by Verdana Bold June 17, 2016 Cultura
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“Build a wall, ese? Hell! I’ve got my wheelbarrow right here,” says Texas-born Donald Trump supporter Pizarrón aka The Chalkboard. He’s the artist formerly known as Ernest Acosta.

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Aeromexico’s Maria Fernanda lands a 737-800 (video)

by Verdana Bold May 31, 2016 Cultura
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Aeromexico First Officer Maria Fernanda is cool as an aguacate as she lands a massive 737-800 at Mexico City’s aeropuerto.

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Got milk? Not without immigrant farmworkers! (video)

by Verdana Bold May 27, 2016 Cultura
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Check out this trailer for Farmworker: How Immigration Feeds America from freelance journalist Diana Prichard. She’s working on a film telling the story of how immigrants are critical to American agriculture. And always remember who worked hard to get you that next glass of leche or bowl of hot queso.

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Looks legit: How to make fish tacos (one-minute video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 20, 2016 Cultura
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Summer’s coming, that means beach weather, and that means seafood, like the Baja California favorite, fish tacos. Did you know that the great majority of “native” videos on Facebook are viewed without sound? This is one of those new-fangled recipe videos you can watch without sound, although you’ll miss the perky music. The recipe is […]

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Not Rockwell: ‘INS is watching him!’ (music video)

by Verdana Bold May 16, 2016 Cultura
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I always feel that somebody’s watching me. Could it be La Migra? [Music video by Comedy High.]

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Ordinary guy microwaves a burrito and then THIS happens! (video)

by RICK PAYLESS May 12, 2016 Cultura
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Video creator Glen Hunt was just an ordinary guy, microwaving an ordinary burrito (don’t judge) and then THIS happened.

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Back from the dead and live on stage! ‘Frida Kahlo In Slow-Mo’ (video)

by Verdana Bold May 10, 2016 Cultura
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Frida Kahlo is back from the dead and live on stage in this slow-motion Portuguese fashion show video from State of the Art.

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Meet Cassandra – Mexico’s big gay luchador (video)

by Verdana Bold April 27, 2016 Cultura
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Cassandra is the “Queen of the Ring,” a champion wrestler in drag – not that there’s anything wrong with that. PREVIOUSLY ON CASSANDRA:

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