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Photographer John Pike on Austin Cantinas

If you look carefully you can still find a few remaining dingy, dark, loud and smokey Cantina type bars catering to a mostly Mexican and Central American crowd. 184 more words


Lydia Mendoza lived it

From the age of 12 through a career that spanned eight decades, Lydia Mendoza was a beacon to Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, showing them that no matter how humble their situation was they had a culture worth celebrating. 90 more words

Popular Music

Seeking A Cure

I don’t consider myself an intellectual; I don’t have respect for them. They keep on inventing theories when the problems and solutions are obvious. They avoid doing anything about the problems.

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Immigration policy. Mexican American (?)

The very first Spanish word I learned is queso (cheese) as it rhymes with my surname. I reckon if you cared you can do a search and find out what it is. 279 more words

What it means to be Mexican-American

Hello Friends! I recently had to write a personal narrative for a writing for the web class, and I liked how it turned out so I wanted to share it here! 907 more words


On Political Correctness (or not)

Today is Cinco de Mayo in the States. I live in a corner of West Texas; the country of Mexico is within three miles of my house. 316 more words

Culture Shock