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How can I explain to white "friends" that dressing up as caricatures of people from Mexico is hurtful?

Q: I have family members/friends who feels differently from me about an issue.  This week for Cinco de Mayo, the Anaheim Angels (baseball team) had a promotion for their game which was to hand out sombreros and giant fake black mustaches to their fans.  847 more words

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Cinco de Mayo

Today was Cinco de Mayo and for many it was a day to celebrate Mexican heritage. I know that some of my friends celebrated the day with traditional Mexican food and drink. 295 more words


On Cinco de Mayo, Nancy Pelosi draws inspiration from the Battle of Puebla to pass immigration reform

Cinco de Mayo is one of the least understood holidays, but if we poke around a bit in last year’s headlines, maybe we can put together a comprehensive definition. 362 more words

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Happy Cinco De Mayo!

According to Wikipedia:

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla,where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla).  104 more words


Men & Cinco De Mayo: A Complicated Relationship.

Like its cousin St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo holds a special allure to frat boy types inhabiting Condoburg (the new Murray Hill… 153 more words

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo comes around every year, and people celebrate with Mexican food and drink. As if we really need a reason to enjoy tacos or carnitas. 292 more words

How Cinco found its place alongside quintessential holidays

Frank de la Teja, the former historian for the State of Texas and a history professor at Texas State University, likes to kid his students that the Fourth of July is National Mattress Sales Day. 140 more words