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YouTube Video Poem: South Mountain by Mark Tulin

For more of my narrative video poems, check out Mark Tulin on YouTube.

Share my View with the Hawks, Doves

and great horned owls

with the working class, the common folk…

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Poem

Mi Vida Loca is the Real Epitome of Ride or Die Friendships

Friendships these days come and go. But your girls are supposed to be there forever. Through thick and thin, you always have your girls to cry to and laugh with on the sick days. 406 more words

INSPIRATION

A Community Rallying Around the 'Other'

By Neal Moore

HOOD RIVER, Ore.

The Hood River Valley has a history of ‘others’.  The Finns of the late 19th century, the Japanese of the early to mid 20th century, and now those who identify as Hispanic and Latino. 653 more words

Americana

Review: *I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter"

I can’t look at Amá without thinking about the border, I keep picturing her screaming on the ground, Apá with a gun to his head. I can’t ever tell him that I know. 

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Young Adult Novel Review

What is Chicano Beat?

Yo soy Joaquín,
Perdido en un mundo de confusión.
I am Joaquín,
Lost in a world of confusion.

In his poem, “I am Joaquín”, Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzalez expressed the disillusionment of many Latin Americans at the time. 249 more words

Chicano

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea is a glimpse of hispanic life in the United States that will seem foreign and strange to many but endearing and reminiscent to so many others who grew up in a family so much like the one under the care of Big Angel. 730 more words

Book Reviews

Guzmán on Mexican Diasporic Journeys and the Rise of Soccer in America

Our very own editor Romeo Guzmán is in the new issue of Boom California, a refereed online journal that publishes innovative and engaging scholarship on all things California.  164 more words

California