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Mexican-American History Can Be Unveiled in USA 2018 (tags)

One of the largest parts of US History is Mexican-American. From the Colorado River to the Central Valley to Corpus Christi

30% of Mexican Americans near US Mexico Border Living in Poverty Help Your Neighbor (tags)

This was revealed on national NPR

Book Available about Hispanics and US Civil War by National Park Service (tags)

A booklet about sone of the history of the US Civil War in particular the US Southwest and various sides that were supported is available.

George Baliey, It's a Wonderful Segregated Life (tags)

Just thinking about residential segregation in South Gate circa 1920, and the ideology of It's a Wonderful Life.

Lynne Stewart Arrives Home (tags)

Lynne Stewart

Echo Park Community issues an "Injunction" against City of LA (tags)

[This is a report by Vik from a demonstration against the gang injunction in the Echo Park area. It was originally posted to facebook. Some background information is appended at the bottom if you need to learn about what a gang injunction is, and the gentrification in the area.]

Geekout's Links 9.7.2013 (tags)

This time around, it's some Syrian history, Chelsea Manning, race in Jamaica, and thoughts about the future of labor.

SB 48 Referendum: THE Epic Struggle for Queer Rights in California (tags)

Roland Palencia, executive director of the Queer lobbying group Equality California (EQCA), calls the radical Right's attempt to get rid of the FAIR Education Act, also known as SB 48, "the greatest threat in years to LGBT [Queer] Californians." The Act adds Queer people, people with disabilities and Pacific Islanders to the list of communities whose "role and contributions" to American and Californian history and society must be acknowledged in lessons and textbooks used by the California public schools. Radical-Right activists, including some of the same people who successfully eliminated marriage equality in California via Proposition 8, plan to make it a referendum on the very existence and legitimacy of the Queer community and will likely wage an ugly campaign based on many negative stereotypes of Queer people. Palencia's group is fighting back by setting up a broad, mostly non-Queer coalition, and he, EQCA regional field director George Zander and openly Queer San Diego Unified School District board member Kevin Beiser spoke at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club August 25 to mobilize its members to join the campaign and help organize the grand coalition.

MAPA Endorses Some Peace & Freedom Party Candidates (tags)

When the Mexican American Political Association (MAPA) which usually endorses all Democrats instead endorsed some Peace & Freedom Party candidates, you know we are in a new era. And it was done with a stinging rebuke of the Democratic Party for ignoring the needs and interests of the workingclass.

Ramsey Muniz: Guilty of Being Latino and Activist in America (tags)

targeting the innocent unfairly

SB 1070 (tags)

Open Letter to President Obama

Pancho Villa’s Last Surviving Son (tags)

The last surviving son of Pancho Villa meets the grandson of Eustorgio Ramón, captain of los Pronunciados de Don Catarino Garza

Baldwin Park and its Agents of Gentrification, Mayor Lozano and Lover Sergio Corona (tags)

Baldinwin Park and its Agents of Gentrification. Mayor Lozano and his "Lover" Sergio Corona on the edge gentrifying and taking 125 Acres of Land for their sponsor, Bisno Developer.

Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 2 of 2) (tags)

To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (Links to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")

Bill and Hillary Clinton did Irreparable Damage on Global Warming (tags)

Are you going to let them continue until we are no more?

International Conference on Immigrant Rights at San Diego State University on December 9th (tags)

Immigrant Rights Conference with Keynote Speaker Nativo V. Lopez

Solving ecological problems by restoring indigenous wisdom (tags)

Indigenous ecoknowledge can help in solving modern man-made problems with permaculture, decolonization, dismantling border fence, riparian floodplain restoration, etc..

Immigrants Are Lost In American Politics (tags)

Over the past 25 years Americans have enjoyed the benefits of immigrants for cheap labor; now the Washington leadership, that has relaxed enforcement and has permitted over twelve million immigrants to establish residency in the United States, is now reversing direction because cheaper labor is now in abundance in Asia. Washington is acting to protect the interest of corporate America, however there are many ramifications, families that are now part of the American fabric, working with us, living with us and are now part of our society.

March 25th Western Regional Conference A Success! (tags)

The Western Regional Conference brought together members of the March 25th Coalition yesterday at the United Teachers of Los Angeles building.

Filipinos—Forgotten Heroes of the UFW (tags)

Filipino labor leaders played pivotal roles in organizing labor unions and fighting for farm workers’ rights

HOW THE MEDIA USES BLACKS TO CHASTISE BLACKS: Regarding Cynthia McKinney – by ISHMAEL REED (tags)

African-Americans have a number of individuals who are willing to serve as mind doubles. Some are supported by right wing think tanks... Michelle McQueen Martin, who was assigned to beat up on Ms. Mckinney by the producers of" Nightline," spent half the interview on Ms. McKinney's hair even though Ms. McKinney has been outspoken on a number of serious issues. Can you imagine Ms. Martin conducting an interview with Trent Lott, the last person on the planet to use Wild Root Cream Oil, or Joe Biden, and spending half the time on his hair? If "Nightline's" Martin had subjected a white male congressman to this kind of hostile sarcastic interview, sarcastic not only in words but in body language, to which she subjected Cynthia McKinney, Martin would have gotten the same treatment from her bosses that Connie Chung received when she interviewed Newt Gingrich's mom, who denounced Hillary Clinton as "a bitch". ...assigned to a Saturday morning show on MSNBC. Network oblivion.

Greens Best/Worst list of 2005 (tags)

Green Party of California tabs Schwarzenegger, Bush as 2005 ‘Bad Guys,' lists Cindy Sheehan, Green activist killed in Iraq among ‘Heroes'

Mass Deportation to Mexico in 1930s Spurs Apology (tags)

It was 1931. The administration of President Herbert Hoover backed a policy that would deport hundreds of thousands of Mexican Americans, more than half of them United States citizens.

Ed Roybal Presente (tags)

An honest appreciation, not uncritical, of the late Ed Roybal and his major contributions to coalition building and grass-roots politics.

KPBS Racist (tags)

KPBS ignores Chicanos involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

1970: Chicano Moratorium — 2005: Latinos for Peace (tags)

La Raza did its part in bringing an end to the war in Vietnam. Some of us activists of the Chicano Moratorium era are coming together with other Latino activists we have come to know around the country and with the newer generations and immigrants. We call ourselves Latinos For Peace.

Save Our State Vigilantes Becoming More Militant and Violent in their Rhetoric (tags)

The Vigilantes that conducted the racist protest in Baldwin Park yesterday are now responding to their unpopularity by posting increasingly violent and racist messages, urging each other to step up actions against Latin American and Mexican people.

History-makers reflect on Salt of the Earth: ‘Even more relevant now’ (tags)

Anita and Lorenzo Torrez were a young married couple thrown into the midst of the Empire Zinc strike in Hanover, N.M., in 1950.

Unbelievable Racial Slur/Treatment From Texas Senator (tags)

Arrogant bigotry from Texas GOP Senators during Congressional redistricting in Texas. Republicans are proud of their power, Rep. Tom DeLay is there to help them get their quotas of Republicans in Congress, and racial comments are now Politically Correct in the Aryan GOP.

The Far Right and Anti-Mexican Racism (tags)

Sensing the impending end of their white privilege, Right-Wing ideologues have been using racist imagery created by the John Birch Society and others. Patrick J. Buchanan wrote that MECA is "a Chicano version of the white-supremacist Aryan Nation... and is unabashedly racist and anti-American"

Democratic Party History: a Revealing Rap Sheet (tags)

A history of the Democratic Party's role in co-opting and diverting independent political movements, while advancing the agenda of the global capitalist police state. This and similar pieces can be found at

As racism pervades the body politic, A new civil rights movement grows (tags)

Trent Lott’s racist remarks earlier this month may have served to strengthen a growing civil rights movement to defend affirmative action. The Supreme Court agreed on Dec. 2 to hear Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger, which have been described as the most significant civil rights cases since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The cases’ outcome will decide whether or not the nation’s colleges and universities can continue to use affirmative action in their admissions policies.

RACE CLASS AND THE WAR ON DRUGS (tags)

A damning history of anti-drug laws in North America,

Calexico/Mexicali Border Short Documentary (tags)

This video is one that represents the Calexico, California, and Mexicali Mexico Border Culture as well as the problems encountered by Mexican Americans who are forced to make a living under the divided border style conditions.

La Voz de Aztlan No Se Representan La Gente Chicana (tags)

The opinions of La Voz de Aztlan do not represent those of the Chicano community and people.

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