Singer Nancy Sanchez: Why vote? ‘The Kids Are Still In Cages’
For singer-songwriter Nancy Sanchez — brought to the United Estates as a babe-in-arms — this election is personal.
PS: She’s not a creep.
Mas…Singer Nancy Sanchez: Why vote? ‘The Kids Are Still In Cages’
Mother and daughter finally get to hug at the border (video)
In Great Big Story: Love Beyond Borders: Mom and Daughter by haimy assefa, a mother and daughter get a rare chance to hug when the border fence is briefly opened. I’m not crying you’re crying
“Dreamers” | Oil on Canvas | 36″ X 24″
I am so excited to unveil my newest painting.
Dreamers is the second in my series Norman Rockwell in Post-Racial America.
I decided to reinterpret the painting entitled Breaking Home Ties (below).
Instead of the rural farmworker with his son going off to college I used a jornalero father seeing his son off to college.
The Mexican Standoff made a video about the border wall, ‘El Muro’ (video)
DREAMers from SoCal’s alt Mex music scene teamed up as The Mexican Standoff to record El Muro because they have feels about Trump’s wall. They never say his name, however.
On YouTube they explain:
Mas…The Mexican Standoff made a video about the border wall, ‘El Muro’ (video)
WATCH: Migration is Beautiful – The Monarch Butterfly Story
Migration is Beautiful: The Monarch Butterfly Story, from Marina Valle, supports
the California Endowment Defend DACA and Immigration Awareness Campaigns.
Hey, Democrats: Don’t make a deal on the shithole border wall!
If Democratic leaders make a deal with President Donald J. Trump on his shithole border wall, they will secure his re-election in 2020.
Eight years of a disastrous Trump administration is not acceptable! Neither the United States nor the world can survive eight years of the “Racist-in-Chief” and “Hustler-in-Chief.”
It appears that Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation represents our only hope to impeach Trump or force him to resign like former President Richard M. Nixon. And while he’s at it, Mueller shouldn’t forget about Vice President Mike Pence–a more polished bigot. No pressure, Mr. Mueller!
Mas…Hey, Democrats: Don’t make a deal on the shithole border wall!
Happy MLK Day from la MIGRA: GTF out of our country, Mexican (video)
The long fight to keep the Garcia family together ended early Monday at Detroit Metro Airport. Jorge kissed his wife and children goodbye before boarding a plane to Mexico.
Mas…Happy MLK Day from la MIGRA: GTF out of our country, Mexican (video)
Jackson Browne, Los Cenzontles: This song is for ‘The Dreamer’ (video)
Superstar singer-songwriter Jackson Browne teams up with POCHO faves Los Cenzontles (the Mockingbords) for The Dreamer, a new video.
Mas…Jackson Browne, Los Cenzontles: This song is for ‘The Dreamer’ (video)
Eric Holland: It’s time for ‘Amnistia’ again (music video)
Eric Holland, a former Arizona ESL teacher who moved to Mexico, writes and sings amazing songs about the border. His Amnistia, which we first featured four years ago, paints a picture we’d all like to see! [Video by Danny Worms.]
PREVIOUSLY ON ERIC HOLLAND:
Mas…Eric Holland: It’s time for ‘Amnistia’ again (music video)
El Grito de Independencia w/ Miguel Hidalgo, José María Morelos (toon)
¡Aquí estamos y no nos vamos!
Manic Hispanic: ‘The I.N.S. took my novia away!’ (NSFW video)
“She left Santana in a Chevrolet, to visit her tia in East L.A. — but she never got there!” [F-bomb.]
SoCal punks Manic Hispanic’s 2003 version of a Ramones tune takes on new relevance with Trump’s DACA threats. The I.N.S. Took My Novia Away is from the CD/album Mijo Goes to Jr. College.
Paola crossed the border as a 5-year old – this is her story (video)
Paola crossed the border into America at the age of 5, wading through the deep Rio Grande river with strangers and being arrested by ICE. She talks about the challenges of growing up undocumented in America, and the increasing tension immigrants are facing since the election.
DREAMer from Georgia, back in DF, tries to fit in (NPR audio)
Yovany Diaz was brought to the U.S. without papers when he was only seven, and he grew up in Georgia, speaking English. When his mom’s health issues required him to move “back” to Mexico City, this all-American ice hockey loving pocho found himself in a strange new world, even though it was “home.” James Frederick of NPR’s Latino USA has the story.
If elected, Trump will deport this Harvard University graduate (video)
In La Graduación | The Graduation by Anna Clare Spelman, we meet an undocumented Latinx DREAMer about to graduate from the Harvard’s Kennedy School with a master’s degree. Thank God Donald Trump promises to deport rapists and narcotrafficantes like her and her mom!