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EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTHI 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. My mom is White, of Scottish, Swedish, and French descent, and the man who raised me is a tall blonde man of Dutch-Polish descent. That’s where I get my last name – Vande Panne. It is Dutch in origin, most likely from the village of De Panne on the present-day Belgian coast. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: What can we learn from the ‘Blue Wave’ midterm? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 29, 2018 Cartoons
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Iconic Chicana Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexism since forever (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2018 Cartoons

Famed labor organizer and activist Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexual harassment and discrimination since forever — when she was working in an office, when she was building the United Farm Workers, and when men tried to take credit for her work. In this video, by Hannah McNally, Huerta tells her story.

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La Cucaracha: It’s the Great MAGA, Carlos Brown! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 11, 2018 Cartoons
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Just for White People! Mind Your Own F**king Business (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz June 11, 2018 Cultura
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Hello, White People! Did the customer in front of you just speak a language that makes you irrationally angry? Ask your doctor if Mind Your Own F**king Business is right for you. [NSFW language. Video by Cat Adell and friends.]

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LatinoUSA Audio: “How I Made It” is Yesika Salgado’s love poem to L.A.

by Andalé Mono April 9, 2018 Audio
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Yesika Salgado dissects “What I Know,” a poem from her book about family, love and loss, and the city she calls home. [Audio from our friends at NPR’s Latino USA.]

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La Cucaracha: Supervato is faster than a Speeding Gonzales (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 19, 2018 Cartoons
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STIX NIX HICKS PICKS (#WBW Way Back Wednesday POCHO.com 1999)

by Hedda Hip-Hopper, NO VARIETY STYLE COLUMNIST October 11, 2017 Cultura

(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Latino media crix nix the new prime-time fall tele sked in latest minority tubthump, claiming the nets are ignoring a whammo part of the aud by nixing topline talent of color. They also accuse not only webs, but percenteries, individual percenters, reps, prexies and veeps for the lack of color in […]

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The Beandocks: Where were all the Latinos on Emmys night? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 5, 2017 Cartoons
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