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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 being shot down by the only Latina Trump knows — Lisa A Malinche, a low-level staffer.

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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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Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Pianist Shep Devereaux

by MEZCAL WORTHINGTON September 28, 2016 Cultura
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They were ordinary people living ordinary lives, until one singular sensation of circumstance conspired with fate to make them UNSUNG HEROES OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH. Hollywood, Dec. 23, 1958. Singing cowboy Gene Autry‘s Challenge Records signed hard-drinking rockabilly singer/piano-player Shep Devereaux to produce four sides. Devereaux, originally from New Orleans, booked the Flores Trio (Danny […]

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Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: The Honorable Jed Bartlet

by HOWARD ZUNI September 27, 2016 Cultura
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They were ordinary people living ordinary lives, until one singular sensation of circumstance conspired with fate to make them UNSUNG HEROES OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH. When a liberal Supreme Court justice retired in 1998, Pres. Jed Bartlet and his staff thought this was the perfect opportunity to increase approval ratings with a politically “safe” nominee, […]

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Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Berkowitz the tailor

by Comic Saenz September 20, 2016 Cultura
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They were ordinary people living ordinary lives, until one singular sensation of circumstance conspired with fate to make them UNSUNG HEROES OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH. In 1978, a young Chicano actor from Montebello, CA went to tailor Yossi F. Berkowitz to try on a new suit custom-made for his starring role in a Los Angeles […]

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Pocho Ocho Top GOP Picks for Latinx Heritage Month 2017

by Especial Correspondents September 16, 2016 Cultura
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“Hispanic” Heritage Month, the officially-approved celebration of Latinx and their contributions to the United Estates of America, started Thursday. Donald Trump’s GOP has proposed their own list of praise-worthy Hispanix for next year’s fiesta — assuming Trump wins — and POCHO has gotten a sneak peek at their nominations. Peep this Mexclusive list of the […]

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As Hispanic Heritage Month ends, Brooklyn Hispanics try to carry on

by ELISE VALDERRAMA October 16, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is over, and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, local members of the Hispanic/Latino community here aren’t really sure how they can go on being local members of the local Hispanic/Latino community here. “What now?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo, right.) “Should I tell […]

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La Cucaracha: Discovering Christopher Columbus (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 12, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha’s Latino Heritage Month TV Highlights (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 5, 2015 Cartoons
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Latino Heritage Pochismo Pride: Create Paradigms for Profit Profiles

by ADAM SMITS, MBA October 1, 2015 Cultura
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Here’s how I make the money, pochos: Our control seamlessly incentivises the group. Our metrics-driven process interactively motivates the Head of Client Leadership. The resources enforce our profit-maximizing and competitive forward plannings. A collateral value creation prioritizes our profiles, while the category manager broadens a decentralized transparency by leveraging specific and/or spectral messages. The standard-setters […]

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Latina Heritage Month Patriot Alert: Obama’s Iran Deal Disrespects You

by REP. BLANCA ELEFANTE (R-CULERO) September 24, 2015 El Now
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You don’t lift sanctions. You crack down on their assets. You cut off their oil and drill, baby, drill for our own. We don’t retreat. We reload against any foe daring to test us. And that is what Iran just did. So, Congress, you got to kill the deal. The president is playing you. He […]

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La Cucaracha’s Latino Heritage Month Highlights (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 21, 2015 Cartoons
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It’s Time to #EndHispandering! Take Back Latino Heritage Month

by Marisel Moreno September 21, 2015 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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Latino Heritage Month Pochismo Profile: Xochitl Cahuenga-Alvarado

by HABLO PICASSO September 17, 2015 Cartoons
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California artist Xochitl Cahuenga-Alvarado (born in 1988 in Fresno) creates mixed media artworks and performances. By investigating language on a meta-level, Cahuenga-Alvarado tries to grasp language. Transformed into art, language becomes an ornament. At that moment, lots of ambiguities and indistinctnesses, which are inherent to the phenomenon, come to the surface. Ooooh, shiny! Her mixed […]

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¡Hola, La Cucaracha’s Latino Heritage Inventor Heroes! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 16, 2015 Cartoons
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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: ‘Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!’ (photo)

by Comic Saenz September 15, 2015 Cultura
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¡Feliz Hispanic Heritage Month 2015! — Alcalde Eric Garcetti Manhole cover image via Buzzfeed.

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