Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Case of Marco Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)  strongly criticized the first draft of President Obama’s immigration reform plan saying “It’s a mistake for the White House to draft immigration legislation without seeking input from Republican members of Congress… ,” predicting that “if actually proposed, … Continue reading

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In Celebration of 1 Billion Rising Against Sexual Violence

To quote Fredrick Douglas: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Life?

I have noticed that more than a few academicians have joined the sport of criticizing some of the icons of the Chicana/o Movement. It concerns me because the criticism is coming from people who often have an axe to grind … Continue reading

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Jehuniko performs at MEChA de CSULA Noche de Poesia (2/5/13)

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MEChA de CSULA Food Truck Renegades Fundraiser (2/25/13)

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Citlalmina Anahuac at MEChA de CSULA Noche de Poesia (2/5/13)

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Leon Arellano at MEChA de CSULA Noche de Poesia y Resistencia (2/5/13)

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Arizona: The American Dream

The National Committee for Protection of Foreign Born Workers was established in 1923 in reaction to the virulent xenophobia of a Republican Congress and President toward immigrant workers, and their right to organize and strike. This campaign resulted in the … Continue reading

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