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The Smithsonian’s Latino Virtual Museum is there as a beautiful Monarch butterfly completes its annual migration to the Sierra Madre in Mexico.

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[You can buy a shirt or print featuring this brand-new character from Jake’s modern Mexican codex at the chingon Jake Prendez website.]

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Amarillo by Ana Pérez López considers the banana, a fruit that has been part of our cultural history for centuries and is now threatened by extinction through monocropping and a looming epidemic. López is an MFA candidate at CalArts.

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Mexico has its share of stories about the little people known as chaneque (Nahuatl) and alux (Maya).

Their appearance varies; sometimes they look like children, other times they have animal-like or deformed extremities, or are reported wearing traditional garb native to the area. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: Border wall bolstered with new warnings (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 18, 2017 Cartoons
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Another one rides the bus (toon)

by Cartoonistas October 18, 2017 Cartoons
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[We’re not positive, but we think this mashup is by I AM CRAVING YOU. So thanks!]

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Schoolhouse Mock! Music Video: I am a slave, yes I’m only a slave

by FREDERICK DOUGLASS October 16, 2017 Cartoons
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From the The Roots and crew at black-ish, this Schoolhouse Rock! inspired video celebrates our proud Southern Confederate Heritage through the eyes of a slave. PREVIOUSLY ON SCHOOLHOUSE MOCK:

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Imagine if you will … America without immigrants (1997 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Freaky Frightful Friday #FFF: The Ahuizotl (toons)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ October 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Today’s featured creature is the ahuízotl. In the Florentine Codex, written years after the Conquista, it is described as an amphibious, medium-sized dog with a dark pelt, hands like a monkey, and a long tail with a human-like hand at the end.

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Make America Great Again – with Kid Trump! (toon)

by DAVE MACDOWELL October 13, 2017 Cartoons
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[Click here for Dave MacDowell’s excellent online gallery and arte shoppe.]

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