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POCHO HISTORY 101: Keep poor Irishmen, Italian gangsters, and English convicts OUT OF THE U.S.A! (toon)

by Comic Saenz July 19, 2018 Cartoons
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Fear of immigrants has a long history in the United States. In this cartoon, published in 1891, illustrator Grant Hamilton draws a judge scolding Uncle Sam: If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils! From New York Harbor behind them comes a horde […]

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In Puebla, MX, 500 dead as narco cartel killers crush French gangsters

by Comic Saenz May 4, 2018 El Now
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(PNS reporting from PUEBLA, MX) Federales have finished cleaning up the streets of this southeastern city after a three-day battle between area gangsters and a French gang left 83 locals and 462 gabachos dead, PNS has learned. The  Marseilles gang (“La Eme”) — sent to collect a drug debt allegedly owed by the Puebla-based Ignacio Zaragosa clika […]

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Ronald Reagan to Mex Prez on Cinco de Mayo: ‘Mi casa es su casa’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO May 3, 2018 El Now
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QUESTION: Why are Mexican rapists and drug dealers streaming North to enter the US of A illegally? ANSWER: They were invited by “The Great Communicator.” Check out this video about the 1988 Cinco de Mayo ceremony at the White House when Republican President Ronald Reagan told Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, “Mi casa […]

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Cinco de Mayo according to two ‘La Cucaracha’ vintage toons

by Lalo Alcaraz May 2, 2018 Cartoons
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SORRY! CLOSED TODAY FOR RACIAL BIAS TRAINING

by Lalo Alcaraz April 26, 2018 Cartoons
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WATCH: Mexicans + African-Americans + Gabachos: Mississipi ❤️ ‘hot tamales’

by Barney Asada March 1, 2018 Cultura
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First, Mexicans from just over the border brought tamales to the fertile Mississippi Delta. African-Americans soon realized the Mexicans had a good thing going in these little, corn-husk-wrapped magical meat pies. And, sure enough, area whites realized the masa miracles weren’t just for people of color anymore. And that’s why Mississippi loves tamales. Yes, we […]

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The Mitla Cafe in San Bernardino is where Taco Bell was born (video)

by Barney Asada January 18, 2018 Cultura
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When in San Bernardino, east of Los Angeles in the Inland Empire, be sure to stop by the Mitla Cafe, the restaurant where Taco Bell was born. [Video by Katrina Parks]

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In 1991, Arizona rejected MLK Day (Public Enemy video)

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2018 Cultura
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In 1991, Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day national holiday.

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A two-year old’s Chicano Christmas

by FRANK SOLIS November 28, 2017 Cultura
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You’re not going to believe this, but I was born sitting at the kitchen table with a tamale already in hand. Of course, some say, that I was born on a pool table, but that’s another story. I still remember the hogs head simmering in a pot as my uncle Louie and his buddies sat […]

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Mi Thanksgiving Day turkey al pastor tacos

by TIA LENCHA November 22, 2017 Cultura
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Happy Mexican Thanksgiving Day! Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really. When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from […]

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Pocho Ocho amazing little-known first Thanksgiving factoids

by Especial Correspondents November 22, 2017 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. […]

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‘A Brief History of the USA’ or ‘White People: Why So Gunny?’ (video)

by P. STOLERO November 6, 2017 Cartoons
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What is the deal with White People and why do they love their guns so much? This animated short — A Brief History of the USA— was included in Michael Moore’s Bowling For Columbine.

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Before the Doyers: ‘Once Upon A Time in Chavez Ravine’ (videos, photo)

by Comic Saenz October 25, 2017 Cultura
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Although we root root root for the home team, we can never forget the gente who were forced out of their homes in Chavez Ravine to make way for Dodger Stadium. Last night Chavez Ravine looked like this …

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Video: ‘Amarillo’ explores the history, future of (yes, we have no) bananas

by Cartoonistas October 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Amarillo by Ana Pérez López considers the banana, a fruit that has been part of our cultural history for centuries and is now threatened by extinction through monocropping and a looming epidemic. López is an MFA candidate at CalArts.

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Schoolhouse Mock! Music Video: I am a slave, yes I’m only a slave

by FREDERICK DOUGLASS October 16, 2017 Cartoons
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From the The Roots and crew at black-ish, this Schoolhouse Rock! inspired video celebrates our proud Southern Confederate Heritage through the eyes of a slave. PREVIOUSLY ON SCHOOLHOUSE MOCK:

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Christopher Columbus Was A Murderous Moron (video)

by Especial Correspondents October 9, 2017 Cultura
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Turns out Christopher Columbus wasn’t brave, he was just really bad at math. Adam Ruins Everything explains.

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