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I can only imagine what went on at the marketing pitch meeting for the above Tweet:

Prudential Executive 1: We need to connect with Spanish-speaking latinos *and* let them know we can help them be prepared and get financially fit.

Prudential Executive 2: Yeah, but the Prudential brand has to be prominent, and top of mind.

Marketing Dude: No se diga más. I got it! [Mas…]

[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]


It’s the Mexican children’s song everyone sings over Christmas. Do you know the words? Here they are! Question: WTH is “tuki tuki”? [Mas…]

Evangelical Latino Trump backer repents, seeks God’s forgiveness

by AARON SANCHEZ September 11, 2017 El Now

(PNS reporting from TIO TACO, TENNESSEE) Jorge Fregado, executive director of the Hispanic Evangelical Legislative League (HELL), no longer supports the Trump Administration, he told friends here over the weekend. Fregado (photo) — who hosted a party in Washington, D.C. over the night before the Inauguration — said he was disappointed by the GOP leader’s […]

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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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Pocho Ocho Top Facts NOT in Ad Age’s New 2017 Hispanic Fact Pack

by BERNADETTE RIVERO August 30, 2017 Cultura

Trade publication Advertising Age’s new Hispanic Fact Pack has hit the Interwebs, revealing tantalizing details about the “Hispanic market” which means you. And it’s packed, por supuesto, with facts:

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Pearls Before Swine: Meet Raul, my new Mexican friend (toon)

by Stephan Pastis November 14, 2016 Cartoons
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[Via @StephanPastis on the Twitter] But what term is “correct”? POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz explained it all to NBC Latino

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Play by play from East LA: ‘Undocumented Football’ (poetry video)

by GUILLERMO CHESPIR November 4, 2016 Cultura
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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.

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MEXCLUSIVE VIDEO EXPOSE: In Texas, a ‘Pachanga for Trump’

by Barney Asada October 28, 2016 El Now
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What really goes on when Latinos for Trump throw a get-out-the-vote campaign party for their candidate? Pachanga for Trump goes into the belly of the GOP beast to find out the shocking truth. [Video by the Latino Comedy Project.]

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Casting Call: Do it again, but this time act ‘Mor Mexican!’ (video)

by CALLE DU CINEMA October 25, 2016 Cultura
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In Mor Mexican! Mexico City-born actor Ricardo “Pekas” Aranda eats a McXican Burger for the casting director. But is he acting Hispanic enough? Maybe makeup and wardrobe can help.

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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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The reason Trump wants to build a wall? To keep America white

by Paul A. Garcia, Ed. D October 14, 2016 Cultura
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Emilio is a childhood friend of mine who we appropriately call Malo (mean). Usually, Malo and I converse about old times; friends we have lost and experiences we shared growing up. So it surprised me the other day when he asked me, “Poule, why does Donald Trump want to build a pinche (damn) wall?”. I […]

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‘That Mexican Thing Again’ ringtones make America great again (audio)

by Comic Saenz October 6, 2016 Audio
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Make America Great Again with Mike Pence That Mexican Thing Again ringtones. They’re the perfect audio identifiers for those extra especial phone calls!

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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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