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El Negocio de la vida... Pt 1

Cuando mis padres migraron a este gran país que es Estados Unidos, ellos solo pensaban en una cosa: trabajar. El trabajo era una de las lecciones mas esenciales que aprendieron desde muy pequeños, ambos buscando la manera de como sobrevivir en sus respectivos pueblos de México y buscando la manera de hacer buen dinero. 577 more words


The Cheeseburger Tamale: an American complex

Now that my manuscript is in the hands of beta readers, I’ve had the chance to explore my next project. It’s something I always knew I needed to write because the world needs stories like this, but it’s also a project I’ve put off because it requires me to open up about myself. 518 more words

How Mexican is Mexican Enough?

I’ve been asking myself this since I was old enough to understand that being mixed race is confusing to a good deal of people. For some people the topic is so incomprehensible that the first thing they do upon hearing of my heritage is call me a liar. 710 more words

We Get the Job Done, but That’s Not Why We Deserve Rights

      It’s America’s ghost writers,

        the credit’s only borrowed

 The Hamilton Mixtape: Immigrants (We Get The Job Done).

A few weeks ago Somali-Canadian artist K’naan released… 1,373 more words


Why I am traveling Mexico exclusively

I am Mexican-American. Born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles. But I wasn’t fully aware that of my ethnicity as a child. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70’s and 80’s, were much different times than growing up there now. 585 more words

Growing Up In LA


swear i never heard a rumble like this
running from myself conflicts with
the person i wish to dissapear since
starring at the mirror isnt working… 424 more words


Stacey Camp Digs into the Mexican American Labor History of Mount Lowe Resort and Railway

July 4, 2017 marks the 124th anniversary of Mount Lowe Resort and Railway’s opening. Nestled in the San Gabriel Mountains, Mount Lowe Resort and Railway boasted a death-defying incline railroad ( 1,272 more words

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