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Despite vehement protestations of innocence, the local constables have incarcerated a member of Manic Hispanic on criminal charges. At least according to this song [NSFW lyrics]: [Mas…]

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Artist Agustín Martinez writes:

Sometimes I wonder what would happen if the lethargy, and corrupt nature of some police were to rub off onto the superheroes….

The Gospel of Donald, Book of Rio: ‘Boys will be boys!’ (toon)

by Comic Saenz August 19, 2016 Cartoons
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Traffic Stop: I almost got killed for ‘driving while black’ (NSFW video)

by Especial Correspondents July 13, 2016 Cartoons
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African American Alex Landau recounts how he nearly lost his life after a Denver police Traffic Stop. He and his white mother Patsy say that night changed them both forever. [NSFW F-bomb.] Video by StoryCorps

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Chalk outline at the scene of the crime: Country Down (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 8, 2016 Cartoons
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Cops make San Bernardino safer by busting guy selling fruit (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 20, 2015 El Now
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We can all sleep easier now that a guy selling fruit from a little carrito on a street corner in San Bernardino has been busted by the cops. Facebook member Jason Gomez was there:

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Coming Soon: Attack of the 14-Year-Old Black Girl!

by Lalo Alcaraz June 10, 2015 Cartoons
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Coming soon from McKinney, Texas Police Productions, it’s the next summer horror science fiction cop flick, Attack of the 14-Year-Old Black Girl! A frightening teen girl in a bikini terrorizes the police force of a small Texas suburb, making them respond with excessive force and brutality reserved only for the worst of America’s swimming thugs! […]

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Key & Peele: Everything’s great in ‘Negrotown’ (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono May 11, 2015 Cultura
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Key & Peele present the Promised Land for People of Color — in Negrotown. [NSFW audio F-bomb, N-word, totally F-in worth it.]

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The Beandocks: Last week’s news from Ferguson, MO (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 25, 2015 Cartoons
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Ricardo Caté’s ‘Without Reservations’: I can’t breathe (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 12, 2014 Cartoons
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Native cartoonist Ricardo Caté of the Kewa Pueblo is a friend of POCHO and the author of the hilarious non-PC comic strip Without Reservations, which runs in the Santa Fe New Mexican and soon all over Turtle Island, from beak to tail. Here one of his characters sports an “I Can’t Breathe” tshirt in support […]

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43 altares for Dia de los Muertos in Ayotzinapa, Mexico (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 29, 2014 Cartoons
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Las Clikas de L.A. according to El Popo (1970s docuvideo)

by JOE LOW October 6, 2014 Cultura
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Public affairs documentary producer Charles Cahill presents Street Gangs: Challenge to Law Enforcement a 1970s training movie digitized from a 16mm film purchased on eBay, according to YouTube uploader GuilfordGhost. Who are the OG’s in the video? Recognize anyone? Has anything changed?

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La Cucaracha: Hands up! No parking after 3 PM! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 22, 2014 Cartoons
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‘Maybe (I Grew Up…)’ (@SchemeNavarro audio)

by MOON GUAC September 2, 2014 Audio
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Last month we published the powerful essay Maybe I grew up in a Latino and African-American neighborhood by Navarro, the Chicago-based hiphop artist formerly known as Scheme. Now it’s back, with music:

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