La Cucaracha: Cuco and Eddie’s Summer Staycation (toon)

by LALO ALCARAZ Y JUNCO CANCHÉ July 30, 2019 Cartoons
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I’m not changing my name to give White people diversity cred

by VALERIE VANDE PANNE July 30, 2019 Cultura
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I am a mixed-race person. My father’s indigenous ancestors are from multiple tribes of present-day Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Northern Mexico, and throughout the Americas. They’ve been on this land for over ten thousand years. My other ancestors through him hail from Mexico, West Africa, and Spain. I was raised to believe I am White. […]

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Taco Tuesday Nightmare: No avocados in the guacamole (NPR audio)

by Especial Correspondents July 23, 2019 Audio
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Food writer Javier Cabral — AKA THE GLUTSTER — goes behind the scenes at your local taqueria to find out what’s in the guacamole.

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La Cucaracha at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 (all the toons)

by LALO ALCARAZ Y JUNCO CANCHÉ July 22, 2019 Cartoons
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New from The Mariachi Ghost: ‘Cuerpo Mortal’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan July 16, 2019 Cultura
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POCHO’s favorite Mexico-inspired Canadian band, The Mariachi Ghost, has new album and new music video. Cuerpo Mortal starts out in Art Laboe’s Sunday night Latin soul oldies mode but soon moves into a dark metaphor:

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Trump to America: YES WE KLAN! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 16, 2019 Cartoons
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