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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever.

Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie – his favorite snack combo – will go on sale all across America. Monday’s holiday honors RMLK’s birthday. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: Know your historic Native American battles (toon)

by LALO ALCARAZ Y JUNCO CANCHÉ November 18, 2019 Cartoons
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Evolution of Anti-Latino Hate

by Lalo Alcaraz November 10, 2019 Cartoons
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Talk (And Sing) Like A (Mexican) Pirate Day: ‘Santy Anno’ (video)

by Comic Saenz September 19, 2019 Cultura
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It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not […]

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La Cucaracha: So how do Americans celebrate El Grito 2019? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 15, 2019 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Being woke is no joke! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz Y JUNCO CANCHÉ September 9, 2019 Cartoons
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I’m not changing my name to give White people diversity cred

by VALERIE VANDE PANNE July 30, 2019 Cultura
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I am a mixed-race person. My father’s indigenous ancestors are from multiple tribes of present-day Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Northern Mexico, and throughout the Americas. They’ve been on this land for over ten thousand years. My other ancestors through him hail from Mexico, West Africa, and Spain. I was raised to believe I am White. […]

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La Cucaracha Wishes You A Happy Cinco de Mayo!

by LALO ALCARAZ Y JUNCO CANCHÉ May 5, 2019 Cartoons
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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Is Cinco de Mayo Fake News?

by TIA LENCHA May 2, 2019 Cultura
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Yesterday, mijo ask me gwhy peoples celebrate the Cinco de Mayo. “Is because of the Battle of Puebla,” I tole him. “Do people in Mexico get borrachos and crazy like they do here in the United States?” “Crazy? No. The kids get day off from eschool and then some mens dresses up in the pueblo […]

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