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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. Squanto’s “Mezcla de Maiz” was really esquites from the barrio elotero. [Mas…]

“Where have you been, my darling young one.”
A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall by Bob Dylan

U.S. anti-Mexicanism is a race premised set of historical and contemporary ascriptions, convictions and discriminatory practices inflicted on persons of Mexican descent, longstanding and pervasive in the United States.

This essay conceptualizes, historicizes, and analyzes anti-Mexicanism, past and present, concurrent with some references to sources. Here, the emphasis is conceptual, not historiographical. Anti-Mexicanism is a form of nativism practiced by colonialists and their inheritors. Mexicans, being natives, became targets of aggressive practices inclusive of the violence directed at Indigenous and African peoples. The words “Mexican” and “Mexico” speak to Indigenous heritages. The origins of the thought and meaning of “Mexican and “Mexico” speak to historical native roots. White supremacist ideologues have understood this. [Mas…]

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. Squanto’s succotash was really takeout from Chipotle Mexican Grill [Mas…]

privilegetopWhat exactly is “privilege?” On a Plate cartoonist Toby Morris breaks it down. [Mas…]

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Posted by 李金雄 on Sunday, April 19, 2015

The video is from China — the message is universal.

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. Squanto’s succotash was really takeout from Dave & Busters [Mas…]

Nothing in this video is original, except the video: ‘Not Mine’

by CALLE D. CINEMA July 25, 2014 Cartoons
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Creator Guy Trefler writes: Not Mine is my graduate project in Graphic Design at the HIT college in Israel. My thesis is that nothing is original, therefore, none of the materials presented in the project were made by me. All of the 469 photos used in this video were taken out of Google’s image bank.

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MEX A&E suspends ‘Guac Dynasty’ jefe after hate Tweet

by Especial Correspondents December 22, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) Felipe Roberto, star of the reality show Guac Dynasty, which follows the Roberto clan of rude and crude avocado wranglers through their struggle with weeds, bugs and family dysfunction, has been suspended by the Mexican Arte y Entretenimiento TV network (MEX A&E) after his hateful Tweet about Americans went viral, […]

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Pocho Ocho secrets of the first Thanksgiving feast

by Comic Saenz November 28, 2013 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 things right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. Squanto’s […]

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La Cucaracha: How to celebrate Latino Heritage Month for reals (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 15, 2013 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY ON POCHO:

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Warning: Is there a ‘house hippo’ living in your closet? (video)

by KEN ADIAN June 25, 2013 Cultura
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They make their nests out of lost mittens and dryer lint, often in bedroom closets. Does your casa secretly harbor a house hippo?

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This week on ‘Rescue Nanny 911’: The naughty adopted child (video)

by L. D. ABLO January 31, 2013 Cultura
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Terry Morales is a hard-working dad and doesn’t spend as much time with his family as he should. Stay-at-home spouse Kerry Morales feels alone, under-appreciated and overwhelmed. And 12-year-old adopted son Tyrollo Morales is “acting out.” Time to call Rescue Nanny 911! (NSFW.)

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By day he’s a banker, at night: ‘Facebook Gangsta’ (NSFW video)

by MARCO AZUCAR BERG December 19, 2012 Cultura
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There he is at the office, in his cube, in his suit, with the numbers, the straight-ahead business. At night he’s a player, a Facebook Gangsta. (NSFW lyrics.)

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Sabado Pochonte Video Theatre: César Gamiño is ‘The Violinist’

by Comic Saenz December 15, 2012 Cultura
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César Gamiño stars as The Violinist. When a charming, world-famous concert violinist comes to town for a concert series, a horny, lonely supermarket bag boy attempts to impersonate him in an attempt to improve his love life. (NSFW adult humor.)

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Pocho Ocho secrets of the first Thanksgiving

by Comic Saenz November 20, 2012 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 things right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. Squanto’s […]

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You’re so Hispanic, you probably think this video is about you

by YOLO BONO November 14, 2012 Cultura
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Univision thinks this is the New American Reality. Is it your reality?

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Father’s Day Music Video: That’s how they roll in ‘The Dad Life’

by Soy Capitan June 17, 2012 Cultura
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The Hawaii homies of the Hope Chapel West Crew in Oahu rap about the day-to-day realities of The Dad Life. Because that’s how they roll.

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Dear Mr. Politically-Correct Burrito Preservationist: WTF?

by Jefe Boyardee June 8, 2012 Cultura
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This guy Juan Faura is all pissed off because burritos aren’t just the way he wants them to be anymore. Now they have icky stuff in them. Breakfast stuff sometimes. Bleu cheese even. The Horror! Bleu cheese and chikken (yes with two Ks) with thyme “burrito” really?  Burrito?  What is going on?  I’ll tell you what’s […]

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GOP seeks Hispanic vote, taps Seagal for ‘You’re Busted, Beaner!’

by Santino J. Rivera April 2, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Republicans scared to death worried about the GOP’s ridiculously awful poor standing with Hispanic non-Mexican-American voters have launched an election-year scramble to put a better spin on their party’s immigration problem. Their solution? A TV reality show starring Hollywood flunkie and all-around jackass, Steven Seagal. Seagal leads the list of C-level […]

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