latinos

Arizona Ex-Governor Jan Brewja’s Pocho Ocho Mas Loco Predictions

by Especial Correspondents October 24, 2016 El Now
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Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewja is predicting Donald Trump will win in the Hate State elections because Latinos won’t vote. “Nah,” Brewer said in an interview with the Boston Globe. “They don’t get out and vote. They don’t vote.” What else does she foresee? Here are her Pocho Ocho Mas Loco Predictions: 8. Pigs will […]

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Tamaleros on every corner are a good idea, too (videos)

by Comic Saenz September 15, 2016 Cultura
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See the guy with the tamales in the hot box on wheels? He’s well-known in San Pedro, home of the Port of Los Angeles, on the south side of the City of Angels. This vato — The Tamale Guy — even has his own reviews (good ones!) on Yelp: Legalizing street vendors like the Tamale […]

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Top Taco Trucks Throwback Thursday #TTTTT (videos)

by Barney Asada September 8, 2016 Cultura
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Because of you know who and you know why, we thought it would be chingon to take a look back at the taco truck videos that have graced POCHO’s pages over the years. Did we mention we love tacos? In no particular order:

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Sing along! ‘The Taco Trucks Anthem’ (official lyrics video, toon)

by Comic Saenz September 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Sing along with America! The Taco Trucks Anthem was written on a taco truck napkin by POCHO amigo JIMWiCH and performed by the U.S. Marine Band and friends: Oh beautiful for taco trucks On every corner YES Fresh salsa on tortilla chips Our country God did bless

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The Beandocks: Why Trump tries to split Blacks and Latinos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 30, 2016 Cartoons
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UCLA Study: American Latinos live longer than Anglos because blood

by WISHIN VIEJO August 18, 2016 El Now
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Latinos age slower — and live longer — than other ethnic groups in America, according to a new study from the University of California, Los Angeles. Why? Their blood ages more slowly. The Daily Mail reports: Scientists refer to the phenomenon as the ‘Hispanic paradox’, since Latinos typically have higher rates of diabetes and other […]

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La Cucaracha: How is Donald Trump doing with Latinos? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 4, 2016 Cartoons
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The Chavez Ravine is a SoCal band ready to ‘Touch Down’ (audio)

by Soy Capitan May 24, 2016 Audio
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The three homies who comprise a band named after the Mexican barrio destroyed to build Dodger Stadium (photo) — The Chavez Ravine — are out with a new tune: Touch Down. PREVIOUSLY ON THE CHAVEZ RAVINE:

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La Cucaracha: Who exactly are those Latinos for Trump? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 9, 2016 Cartoons
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Que lastima! The GOP’s Latino candidates are anti-Latino

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta February 25, 2016 El Now
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Growing up on the mean streets of East Los Angeles, I, like many of my childhood friends, feared the police more than the local gang, Big Hazard. Specifically, we dreaded Latino police officers, since they had a reputation of being more brutal than their white peers with us — poor Chicano kids from the projects. […]

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OSCAR needs Latinos (stop if you’ve heard this before) [2007 toons]

by Lalo Alcaraz January 20, 2016 Cartoons
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Roots of Chicano Satire: Lalo Guerrero and Culture Clash (videos)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 5, 2016 Cultura
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Before there was Bordertown, there was The Culture Clash show. Only about TWENTY-SOMETHING YEARS AGO, so SUCK IT humorless haters! (It was my first showbiz writing gig!) Big props and eternal thanks to the Culture Clash guys! And before all of us, there was LALO GUERRERO doing Chicano satire, hell, INVENTING it! Check out Guerrero’s […]

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BORDERTOWN Mexclusive: Whites are a minority in Mexifornia (video)

by Comic Saenz December 22, 2015 Cartoons
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OMG! Is it true? For the first time in history, whites are a minority in Bordertown, Mexifornia. What are the implications for gringos like Bud?

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Lorne Michaels of Saturday Night Live is a fracking genius! (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA November 10, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Vote for Trump! He’s popular with Latinos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 19, 2015 Cartoons
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LatinoUSA: Do the Cubans still run Miami? (audio)

by Lucida Grandé October 19, 2015 Audio
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Cuban culture has dominated Latino Miami ever since Cubans arrived after Castro’s revolution 50 years ago. But recently, other Latin Americans have been moving in, and some are asking if Cuban immigrants get preferential treatment. Maria Murriel and Maria Hinojosa report for LatinoUSA.

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T-Man: Fighting the crime, shaking the maracas in Cuba (1951 toon)

by Memo Nericcio October 1, 2015 Cartoons
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I love Pappy’s comics blog — one of the best in the biz! And I love the treasure trove of stuff he unearths and shares; with or without knowing it, he has curated one of the best short histories of Latina/o representation available on the net! A grand tip of the sombrero to Pappy! Here’s […]

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Dear President Donald Trump: Confessions of an Anchor Baby

by Alvaro Huerta, Ph.D. September 25, 2015 El Now
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January 20, 2017 Dear President Donald Trump: Now that you’ve become our new emperor, I mean, the 45th President of the United States, I have a confession: I’m an “anchor baby.” Given that you represent the best white hope to “Make America Great Again!” I’m confessing in exchange to be pardoned for my birthright citizenship […]

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GOP presidential candidates debate en Español (#TBT 2007 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 10, 2015 Cartoons
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Clip y Save: Fall screenings of ‘Bordertown,’ maybe near you *UPDATED

by Gustavo Arellano September 8, 2015 Cartoons
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If you follow POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and me, POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo Arellano, you know that we’ve been shamelessly promoting the upcoming FOX animated cartoon, Bordertown. In case you’re just some random Googler who stumbled across this page, here’s the synopsis: BORDERTOWN satirizes life on the U.S.-Mexico border — la migra, changing demographics, religion, […]

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