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La Cucaracha: Things were cooler back then before Columbus (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 7, 2018 Cartoons
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I am the fifth generation of my family in Los Angeles (video)

by Janelle Gonzales April 16, 2018 Cultura

I am the fifth generation of my family in El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles. This is my story.

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In Spanish Harlem, they looked at me and asked: ‘What are you?’

by VALERIE VANDE PANNE January 9, 2018 Cultura
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I remember the first time I thought I might not be White. I was about 8 years old, in my elementary school’s cafeteria. We had been learning about heritage in class that day, and everyone in my Michigan hometown, it seemed, had ancestors who came from Denmark or Holland. They were all blonde-haired and blue-eyed. […]

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El Grito de Independencia w/ Miguel Hidalgo, José María Morelos (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ September 16, 2017 Cartoons
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¡Aquí estamos y no nos vamos!

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Pocho Ocho worst new names for Hispanic Heritage Month

by Especial Correspondents September 15, 2017 Cultura
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The pinche Trump administration is stuck with the annual observance of National “Hispanic” Heritage Month 2017, which begins today, but that doesn’t mean they like it. The POCHO news team has learned that the white wing traitors, crooks, and colluders at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue ran through a list of alternative names for the observance before […]

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Latino USA: If You Give a Toddler a Tortilla (NPR audio)

by Especial Correspondents July 31, 2017 Audio
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She just wants to prepare some home made flour tortillas with her baby girl just like she did with her own mom. What’s the big deal? NPR’s LatinoUSA explains: April Salazar longs to make her Grandma Alice’s tortillas with her daughter. It is the same tortilla recipe her grandmother’s mother made in Baja California and […]

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Ancestry DNA test shocker: ‘Hispanic’ is not my ethnicity (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 22, 2017 Cultura
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Livie was lost. She thought she was “Hispanic,” a meaningless category created by the U.S. government for the census, but after she tested her DNA with Ancestry, she found out she was — wait for it — all mixed up. Mestizo, so to speak. Well, I got bad news for you, Livie. Olivia, possibly? You […]

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(I love) Being Mexican-American [video]

by Andalé Mono March 13, 2017 El Now
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Pocha Tatiana Maya ❤️ Being Mexican-American.

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Student Video: ‘Making tamales with Yamelith’ (and her mom)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 2, 2016 Cultura
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We bet this looks familiar! Yamelith made tamales with her mom over the Thanksgiving weekend and shared her experience in this student video, uploaded by the Charles W. Harris School in Phoenix, AZ.

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La Cucaracha: Put the Hispaño back in Hispanic Heritage Month (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 14, 2016 Cartoons
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Today in Latino Heritage Month: First lowrider, 1880, Durango (toon)

by GARY LARSON October 4, 2016 Cartoons
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Take back Latino Heritage Month and #EndHispandering!

by Marisel Moreno September 30, 2016 Cultura
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On September 14 a Latina friend of mine who’s also a college professor said to me, “Brace yourself for Hispanic Heritage Month, I’m already getting phone calls about recommendations for mariachi bands.” I laughed a bit, but her comment stayed with me. See, she’s half Colombian and I’m Puerto Rican, and the idea of becoming […]

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UNESCO-recognized Tucson promotes ’23 Miles of Mexican Food’ (video)

by Andalé Mono September 23, 2016 Cultura
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Tucson, Arizona, is so proud of its Mexican food it made a video to share the love.

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Thank you, eHeritage! Now I can trace my bloodline way back! (video)

by CARLOS DARJUIN July 27, 2016 Cultura
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A DNA blood test from eHeritage.com can help you unlock your past and trace your roots. Native American blood? Related to European royalty? Puro Caucasian like from the Caucusus region? You’ll never know what you’ll find until you try!

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This painting says it all about gentrification (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO June 30, 2016 Cartoons
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San Diego artist Ricardo Islas used acrylic on wood to create this miniature 5″ x 7″ gem — Gentrification. PREVIOUSLY ON GENTRIFICATION: SPONSORED: Take the worry out of gentrification – with GENTRÍFIA®

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What Being Hispanic Means to Me: A Short Story (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés February 23, 2016 Cultura
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Live from her bedroom, California-native high school senior Allison Reyes explains the heartaches and joys of Being Hispanic. SPOILER: If she had to do it all over again, she wouldn’t change a thing.

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Home Team USA: People of Every Creed, Color, Heritage (1952 PSAs)

by Comic Saenz December 28, 2015 Cultura
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Three glorious black and white Public Service Announcements remind an “ordinary Joe” not to be “Joe Shmoe.” How? “Don’t be prejudiced.” “Negroes and whites, Jews and Christians, [women are seen but not heard],” says the cheery announcer. “We are all in this together.” Also we’re all in the circus and on the baseball diamonds, high […]

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Como Cocinar Zats: How to catch and cook worms (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 23, 2015 Cultura
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If you’ve been looking for info on how they catch, cook and eat worms in Chiapas, you are in luck! Como Cocinar Zats is the how-to video you’ve been looking for! You’re welcome.

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