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“I am deeply moved by your courage,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, wrote to UFW founder Cesar Chavez in 1966.

“As brothers in the fight for equality,” he wrote, “I extend the hand of fellowship and good will and wish continuing success to you and your members. The fight for equality must be fought on many fronts –- in the urban slums, in the sweat shops of the factories and fields. Our separate struggles are really one — a struggle for freedom, for dignity and for humanity.”

See more at Stanford’s King Encyclopedia.

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Although we root root root for the home team, we can never forget the gente who were forced out of their homes in Chavez Ravine to make way for Dodger Stadium.

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[Photo via A Margarita on the Twitter.]

POCHO Lost & Found: USSR-Mexico Friendship Society Pin (photo)

by CARLOS MARX October 2, 2017 Cultura
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Bed, Bath and Taco Trucks? And they appear to be on sale!

by Especial Correspondents September 14, 2017 Cultura
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Spotted and photographed in the wild by Guatemalan-American Facebook friend Carolina E. Barillas, so don’t know if they are discontinued, on sale, or destined to be ON EVERY CORNER. In the Bed, Bath online store, they come with gummy worm straws and “chopsticks” (!) for $23.99: We are like, “OK, sure but hold the worms.”

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The Kate Spade ‘Taco Truck Purse’ is a Latino cultural barometer

by BERNADETTE RIVERO September 7, 2017 Cultura
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A Guide To Understanding The Differences Between Different Kinds Of Latinos, As Manifested By Responses T O   T H I S Kate Spade Taco Truck Purse ($251) · Mexican: Ay, no. · Mexican-American: Hell. No. · Latinx: That’s cultural appropriation. · Tex Mex: OMG I WANT THIS PURSE!!!!!!

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Make America Truck Again – in Spanglish! (photo)

by Especial Correspondents August 21, 2017 Cultura
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Looks legit and it’s good advice, too. No passing on the right! [Stolen from REDDIT.]

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Does this tortilla have a message for me? (photo)

by Janelle Gonzales July 25, 2017 Cultura
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I was making late night dinner at home Monday, and got a message from the cosmos. What do you think it means?

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The Zoot Suits you are looking for are in Ciudad Juarez (photos)

by EDDIE ALMOST July 17, 2017 Cultura
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Just across the Rio Grande from El Paso is Ciudad Juarez, where suits are still zoot and chucos are still suave. Photographer Francesco Giusti shared his Ciudad Juarez photos with Roads and Kingdoms and we’re sharing some with you.

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Trump piñata gets gig as carpool lane dummy (photos)

by Especial Correspondents June 16, 2017 Cultura
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I’m bored bigly and I’m tired of just hanging around! Sad!

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High fashion lets you look like a cholo – if you have the dinero

by Memo Nericcio June 8, 2017 Cultura
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Thanks to Professor Eliza Rodriguez Y Gibson who pointed my now-scalded eyes, my scarred Mexican-American soul, to this fantabulous atrocity! Haute couture non-mexican “cholos”!!!! Holy Baudrillard meets Eddie J. Olmos’s Pachuco — who would be rolling over in his grave if he weren’t still thriving in Hollywood!

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L.A. movie money gives Hamilton chola eyebrows (photo)

by La Chata June 5, 2017 Cartoons
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Bro: if you’re gonna slip a fake ten at least don’t give Hamilton chola brows. Nice try, though. [Spotted at The Echo Saturday night.]

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Quick-thinking tourist snaps photo of MR. POCHO in Puerto Vallarta

by JUNCO CANCHÉ May 31, 2017 El Now
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What was Our Fearless Leader MR. POCHO doing in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico on Tuesday? We can’t tell, but it was NOT COLLUSION and NO GLOWING ORBS were involved. We CAN say this:

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No shoes? No problem for Chicano artists! (phototoon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ May 23, 2017 Cartoons
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Nam nam? Spanish ‘Tapas’ magazine features Trump on cover (photo)

by MATEO EL TEJANO May 9, 2017 Cultura
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¿Cuáles son los platos favoritos de los amos del mundo? ¿Y del presidente @realDonaldTrump? Averígualo en el nuevo número de @TapasMagazine. pic.twitter.com/cyuybb1kCa — Tapas Magazine (@TapasMagazine) May 3, 2017 Bananas. Ham? Baloney? Salami at the bottom? We haven’t seen an actual print copy. Have you?

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Please tell me this is not a real photo of ‘vegan chorizo’

by Barney Asada April 19, 2017 Cultura
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Uhm, no thanks. We’ll pass. COINCIDENCE OR CHIPSTER CONSPIRACY? Yesterday we published this shocking photo:

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Chipsters’ Delight: Zesty nacho-flavored kale chips (photo)

by Especial Correspondents April 18, 2017 Cultura
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Meanwhile, Zesty Nacho? Huh? “TFW you become a demographic stereotype,” writes Twitter photo uploader Nick Riccardi. Chipsters? Chicano hipsters of course.

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