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In The Letter, based on a 1947 short story La Carta by Dominican-Boricua-Mexican Marxist author José Luis González, a migrant writes home to Mom. “Everything is super here in New York,” he tells her. Sixty-seven years later and an ocean apart, the story is as true now for the African protagonist of this video as it was for the original Puerto Rican migrant.

Did you read this short story in school? Here is the complete text:

San Juan, Puerto Rico 8 de marso de 1947

Qerida bieja: [Mas…]

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A homie chillin’ on the back porch gets dissed by a most unexpected character — your neighborhood smart-ass crow. [NSFW F-bombs.]

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Did you ever play this 1995 SNES video game featuring our hero, Mexico’s fastest mouse, Speedy Gonzales? ¡Andale! ¡Andale!

Wikipedia:

Speedy Gonzales: Los Gatos Bandidos is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game that was released in 1995 to an exclusively North American audience. [Mas…]

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From Mexico to Brooklyn, the The Love of Mole unites generations and communities. (Video by Mónica Toledo Fraginals.)

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Lava, ash and molten rock spewed thousands of feet into the air in a series of massive explosions at the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile Tuesday.

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She finally made it to New York City and you won’t believe what happened next.

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La Cucaracha: Best part of waking up? BURBEEJAFMOMBU! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 3, 2015 Cartoons
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Hey Vato! Are you staring at me? (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz March 3, 2015 Cultura
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Hey Vato! Smiley and Chuy discuss the meaning of respect with a little help from existentialist soap tycoon Albert Camay. For a while, anyhow. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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Diversity sells, but Hollywood is overwhelmingly white, male (audio)

by Lucida Grandé March 3, 2015 Audio
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“If you want an accurate picture of ethnic and gender diversity in the United States, don’t look to Hollywood,” says NPR. That’s the conclusion of the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. The report quantifies the striking — if not surprising — racial and […]

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El Chupacabra: Dangerous beast or mythical monster? (video)

by ZORRO MULDER March 3, 2015 Cultura
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Why are sightings of El Chupacabra on the rise? KOB 4 Eyewitness News in Albuquerque, New Mexico found an “expert” with an “answer.”

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La Cucaracha: What color is this governor? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 2, 2015 Cartoons
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Cinema sweetie Raquel Torres stole Groucho’s heart (photos, video)

by Andalé Mono March 2, 2015 Cultura
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In the 1933 Marx Brothers classic Duck Soup, Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) is introduced to the fetching Vera Macal (Raquel Torres), “a famous dancer.” “I could dance with you ’til the cows come home,” Groucho tells her. “On second thought, I’d rather dance with the cows ’til you come home!”

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Al Madrigal’s ‘Pocho Quest': ‘Half Like Me’ (complete video)

by Comic Saenz March 2, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal gets some help from POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo Arellano as he tries to understand what it means to be half-Mexican in America.

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At the Texas-Mexico border, re-imagine a dream (toon photo)

by JULIO SALGADO March 2, 2015 Cartoons
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#ReImaginingBorders A photo posted by @juliosalgado83 on Mar 1, 2015 at 2:04pm PST For more information, visit Culture Strike.

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La Cucaracha: Who should be the new ‘Daily Show’ host? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 27, 2015 Cartoons
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Gay couple vs door-to-door missionary in ‘Knock Knock’ (video)

by AL YUNID February 27, 2015 Cultura
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Knock Knock. All the Christian missionary at the front door wants to know is if they have a few minutes to talk about “Our Lord and Savior.” Knock Knock.  But no one ever expects the lesbian inquisition. Video by German Torres. [NSFW language.]

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POCHO Poetry Corner: Chicano Love and Barrio Streets

by FRANK SOLIS February 27, 2015 El Now
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A rose grows among the cracked sidewalks, of the tear stained barrio streets, where happiness is a luxury and can easily be lost forever. While deep in their thoughts a young Chicano couple are falling in love. A painting of the Virgin looks down upon streets which are so far from heaven, yet not so […]

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The Texas Tornados Live: ‘Hey, Baby – Que Paso?’ (video)

by Soy Capitan February 27, 2015 Cultura
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“Hey, baby – que paso? I thought I was your only vato!” The Texas Tornados perform in a 1992 BBC video at the Gruene Hall, in Gruene, Texas. Want to sing along? We’ve got lyrics!

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La Cucaracha: Sex is like satire (#TBT 2005 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 26, 2015 Cartoons
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Ask A Mexican: Do all Mexiguys want a woman who cooks? (video)

by Comic Saenz February 26, 2015 Cultura
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Dear Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano: Is it true that the way to a Mexican guy’s corazon is through his panza? And if so, why? [Possible F Bomb at the tail end of this video.]

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