The late Chicano musical pioneer Lalo Guerrero called out Hollywood on its racist casting practices on last century’s Culture Clash TV show. Culture Clash, however, is still around but so is racist casting.
Our favorite Lalo Guerrero song is Chucos Suaves: [Mas…]
In case you missed it, here is Tony Montana’s acceptance speech from last night’s Emmy Awards.
Everybody was kung foo fighting, and it was a little bit frightening. But just a little bit.
Come with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear (1980), when Republican candidate George H.W. Bush backed the rights of kids brought into the country without documents and GOP rival Ronald W. Reagan just said no to a fence on the Mexican border.
Conservatives explain how gays, Muslims, Mexicans and President Obama are all working together to destroy the moral fabric of America. Video’d at an anti-immigration protest in Houston, pro-immigration supporters also chime in while dancing.
As Texas Gov. Rick Perry mobilizes the National Guard to patrol the border and protect America from helpless fleeing single mothers and child refugees, his fellow Texans aren’t shy about sharing their love.
PREVIOUSLY ON RICK PERRY: [Mas…]
In 1892, the first immigrant to enter the U.S. at the new Ellis Island immigration facility was an unaccompanied 15-year-old minor.
Not only was she not greeted by howling racists, their faces distorted with unfathomable rage, but she got a certificate and a gold coin.
Bill Moyers reports:
An unaccompanied child migrant was the first person in line on opening day of the new immigration station at Ellis Island Her name was Annie Moore, and that day, January 1, 1892, happened to be her 15th birthday. She had traveled with her two little brothers from Cork County, Ireland, and when they walked off the gangplank, she was awarded a certificate and a $10 gold coin for being the first to register. [Mas…]