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Land of the Free

“It was not always easy for us, though we were considered the ‘privileged Mexicans’ on our street. We suffered just the same as them, but he did it so we wouldn’t have to suffer all our lives.” 558 more words


wk 7 - Manos De Oro

Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra

Exhibition: Manos De Oro

Media: Sculpture, Video, Multi-media

Gallery: Gatov Gallery East

Website: dulcesoledadibarra.com



Dulce is an undergraduate student at CSU Long Beach working toward her Bachelor of Fine Arts under the sculpture department. 325 more words


Pence's 'That Mexican Thing' Comment Getting Attention

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FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) – Some Mexican-Americans are taking issue with Republican Mike Pence brushing off GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s comments on Mexican immigrants as “that Mexican thing.” 114 more words


Resistance Through Poetry

When discussing Paredes’s and Webb’s contentious relationship, it is important to consider more than just the fiction and stories. In this case, Paredes’s poetry – which is more in tune with the emotions and situations Mexican-American’s faced – … 565 more words

Native American DNA

I’ve mentioned my paternal grandparents on this blog before.  My grandmother on that side passed away a while back and I regret not asking her more about her life while she was alive although there was a good chance she might not have told me anything.   288 more words


Who will I be today?

The ethnicity identity models defined by Patton, Renn, Guido, and Quaye (2016) were interesting to me. While I identified with the race identity theories, I struggled with finding myself in the ethnicity models. 490 more words

The Border that Crossed Mexicans (video)

In 1973, the American filmmaker Stuart Hersh explored the Mexican history and heritage in his documentary “La Raza”.

After the Mexican-American war, from 1846 to 1948, the United States government established a new border in the south. 63 more words