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¡Feliz día de la Independencia de México! -- Happy Mexican Independence Day!

¡Feliz día de la Independencia de México! 

Happy Mexican Independence day!

September 16th marks the 204 years of Mexico’s Independence. “El Grito” or the cry from the priest Miguel Hidalgo declaring their independence from Spain was the beginning of a ten year war. 66 more words

Tucson

Hey Baby ¿Que Paso? Reflections of a Linguistic Contortionist

“Sometimes I don’t speak right, but yet I know what I’m talking about.” ~ WAR

I have a visceral reaction when people correct what I say. 1,461 more words

Chicana

today's holiday: Día de los Charros

Día de los Charros

Today’s Mexican charros are more sportsmen than cowboys or ranchers. On September 14, the day before the Mexico Festival of Independence, many of the charro associations organize parades and… 101 more words

Everardo Carlos Lerma, 1915-1998: A Different Kind of Mexican American Hero

By: Jorge Iber, PhD

Texas Tech University

In my first post, I provided an argument for the inclusion of Mexican Americans (and other Latinos/as) within the broader framework of the history of US sports.  1,486 more words

Research

Photo Essay: Americana at Racho Los Haros

During a reunion trip with some close friends from grad school earlier this spring, we visited a Mexican- American horse farm in Napa Family. My friend’s Mexican-American family have deep roots in Napa since the 1950s. 151 more words

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Center with CHICANO ROCK! on 9/4

Take a trip down Whittier Boulevard with the Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties, which presents Jon Wilkman’s 2008 documentary Chicano Rock!: The Sounds of East Los Angeles… 346 more words

AMB Exclusive Interview - Catching Up with Singer-Song Writer Paula Deanda!

Signed by Clive Davis, reaching Billboard’s Top 100 and working with music industry moguls such as Bow Wow, Ludacris and Nelly, Mexican-American pop singer-songer…

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