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Yesterdays Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Drinko

About 100 protesters at the University of California at Davis held a sit in to oppose a student led “Cinco De Mayo” drinking party, where people were encouraged to… 531 more words

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Tet de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo isn’t much of a holiday, but what makes the Battle of Puebla important was that is was the Tet Offensive of the 19th century. 69 more words

Mexican History 1824-1910

What Does Cinco de Mayo Mean for You?

Cinco de Mayo is one of the largest celebrated holidays, but have you ever understood the significance behind the 5th of May? Cinco de Mayo may be a day devoted to eating fried tortillas and rocking sombreros with your “amigos”, but there’s much more to this holiday than we often hear. 216 more words

Education

Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo, or the Fifth or May. Contrary to what is commonly believed, (including myself), Cinco de Mayo is actually more of an American, or at least a Mexican-American, holiday than a Mexican one. 784 more words

History

Cinco de Mayo!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride! But it didn’t start out that way.

Initially, Cinco de Mayo was a celebration of  El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (The Day of the Battle of Puebla). 689 more words

Today and in 1862, Cinco de Mayo marked by pride, collective action

Happy Cinco de Mayo. This holiday is noteworthy for a variety of reasons. But I appreciate its power to remind us of history—and to spur history-making in the present day… 279 more words

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