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Pocha Tatiana Maya ❤️ Being Mexican-American.


Today is the big game — Roosevelt vs Garfield — the Boyle Heights East/Los Angeles high school football rivalry that has lasted generations. The Roughriders meet the Bulldogs this evening at Weingart Stadium on Avenida César Chávez in Monterey Park.

In this 2013 poetry video, David A. Romero supplied the play by play.

mexicanwaveIn a universe far away, they call the sportsball spectator stand up/get down trick The Mexican Wave. Here in Pocholandia, it’s just The Wave. Maybe that was you doing The Wave on MLB opening day or on the final night of March Madness; maybe you Waved on the couch at home.

But do you know where The Wave originated, and why it’s now known internationally as The Mexican Wave? Watch y learn: [Mas…]

East L.A. Play by Play: ‘Undocumented Football’ (poetry video)

by GUILLERMO CHESPIR October 8, 2014 Cultura
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It’s the fall football classic — Garfield versus Roosevelt — the East Los high school football rivalry that has lasted generations; David A. Romero supplies the play by play.

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‘Washington Redskins’ offended by ‘South Park’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker September 21, 2014 Cartoons
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Dan Snyder, the owner of the hatefully-named Washington Redskins football team, is offended that South Park is using their (no-longer-trademarked) name, even though Cartman is only trying to honor the team’s awesome heritage. PREVIOUSLY ON WASHINGTON REDSKINS:

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¡Ask A Mexican! Why do Chicanos root for the Mexican soccer team?

by DONALDO ESTERLING June 6, 2014 Cultura
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It’s that Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano guy again, this time explaining why Mexican-American soccer (futbol) fans root for the Mexican team even if the game is against Los United Estates. Arellano, looking a little green, claims it’s one of the cultural peculiarities gabachos hate most about Mexicanos. PREVIOUSLY ON FUTBOL:

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Am I a prophet? A time-traveling cartoonist? (toon, photo)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 7, 2014 Cartoons
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One of my preferred topics for editorial cartoons has always been American mistreatment of indigenous people. Nothing makes me feel better than dreaming up a solid cartoon that reminds us all about the sordid history of our country’s crimes against Indians. The only thing more satisfying is seeing my ideas validated. This weekend POCHO Florida […]

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You won’t see THIS ad during the Super Bowl! (video)

by Lucida Grandé February 1, 2014 Cultura
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Native Americans have many names, but they are not your mascots. PREVIOUSLY ON MASCOTS AND INDIANS:

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La Cucaracha: Fight, fight, fight for the home team (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 25, 2013 Cartoons
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Hey Vato: What’s that smell? Is it the smell of Raiders football? (video)

by Comic Saenz November 14, 2013 Cartoons
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Hey Vato’s Chuy, Smiley and the poet John Keats return to discuss the meaning of football, the love of Raider Nation and this pinche life in Bless Us Al Davis. Click here for the complete ‘Hey Vato!’ NSFW existential angst of Chuy y Smiley (videos)

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Mexican Football League fans: ‘WTF is the big deal about team names?’

by Especial Correspondents October 17, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from TIJUANA) While the American sports industrial complex is still debating the insensitive and racist Native American mascot of the Washington Redskins, fans and players of the Mexican Football League (MFL) openly question the sensitivity of some in U.S. sports circles. Tijuana resident and avid MFL fan Nestor Gil de Vaca is puzzled. […]

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