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Bernardo Sauceda and Francisca Garza

Francisca Garza’s obituary from 1955 mentions her living children:

  •  Jose Garza Sauceda, Phoenix
  • Cruz Garza Sauceda, Phoenix
  • Benny Garza Sauceda, Phoenix (my maternal grandfather)
  • Paul Garza Sauceda, Phoenix…
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All Lives Matter to Me

It’s the early morning hours. The day before the memorial service for the Dallas police officers.

I awaken in a hotel room just outside the city. 448 more words


Mexicanidad: Pepe Aguilar at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Last night Pepe Aguilar became the first artist to represent regional Mexican music, at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. Luckily, I got to be there. 1,339 more words

Winning the Mexican Lottery

A research paper about diversity in America.

My Mexican-American husband often tells friends and acquaintances that he “won the Mexican lottery,” by marrying me–a white girl. 1,588 more words

Diversity Theory


And no, I am not talking about Gomez – This post is all about the Queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla. Selena was a Mexican-American songstress who died at the young age of 23. 194 more words

Latino/Hispanic Content

Meet El Paso Artist Jesus "Cimi" Alvarado

Frida Kahlo and accordions are a couple of El Paso artist Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado’s favorite people and things in life. Both are continually seen in his artwork. 727 more words


It's a Simple Question

The BET Awards the last few years have been filled with nonsense. In fact, the further I distance myself from my old life,the more I wonder why I watched BET. 890 more words