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twomodelsNative American (Apsáalooke) designer Bethany Yellowtail’s latest fashions are perfect on Ojibwe model Jade Willoughby and Tlingit/Koyukon/Athabascan model Martin Sensmeier. No cultures were appropriated in the making of these garments, these photos or this video. [Mas…]

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“The Zorro story, invented in 1919 by pulp fiction author Johnston McCulley, tells the tale of an aristocrat in Spanish California who dons a mask to fight against corrupt colonial officials on behalf of the oppressed,” writes Marlon Bishop of Latino USA. [Mas…]

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privilegetopWhat exactly is “privilege?” On a Plate cartoonist Toby Morris breaks it down. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha

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obregonA son of Los Angeles, Eugene Obregon was only 19 when he died in Korea.

From Wikipedia:

Eugene Arnold Obregon (November 12, 1930 – September 26, 1950) was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the United States’ highest military decoration for valor — the Medal of Honor — for sacrificing his life to save that of a wounded comrade during the Second Battle of Seoul.

On September 26, 1950, Private First Class Obregon was fatally wounded by enemy machine gun fire while using his body to shield a wounded fellow Marine.Eugene Arnold Obregon (November 12, 1930 – September 26, 1950) was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the United States’ highest military decoration for valor — the Medal of Honor — for sacrificing his life to save that of a wounded comrade during the Second Battle of Seoul. [Mas…]

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Just opened at the New York Botanical Garden, this exhibition examines Frida Kahlo’s love for nature, as seen in her home and garden, as well as the complex use of plant imagery in her artwork. [Mas…]

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POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz explains ‘Bordertown’ to ‘The World’ (audio)

by Comic Saenz May 22, 2015 Audio
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Carol Wills of PRI asked POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz to explain himself and this Bordertown thing to The World. Let’s listen in as Lalo, at Pasadena’s KPCC, talks with Carol, at WGBH in Boston….

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Memorial Day: In 1918, this Latino war hero swam until he died

by TIO SAM May 22, 2015 Cultura
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He was only 19 when he died in 1918, a kid who would become America’s first Latino Medal of Honor Recipient. His posthumous Medal of Honor for heroism came in 1919, but his acknowledgement as a Latino had to wait until 1989. Wikipedia explains: David Bennes Barkley was born March 31, 1899 in Laredo in […]

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Hey Vato! Let me show you ‘how to talk to a hyna’ (video)

by Comic Saenz May 21, 2015 Cultura
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Sure that fine chica gave you her number, but what are you going to do to seal the deal? Hey Vato’s Chuy gives Smiley a lesson in how to talk to the hynas.

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Nom nom nom! These chips are delish! (toon)

by RICARDO CATÉ May 21, 2015 Cartoons
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Amazing video demonstrates how to make toast from bread

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 20, 2015 Cultura
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If you don’t know how to make toast from bread, this is the video you’ve been waiting for. Next week: How to make ice from water, and vice versa. PREVIOUSLY ON HOW TO:

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@SaraChicaD on Instagram: Here are my nails on tacos (photo)

by Sara Inés Calderón May 20, 2015 Cultura
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#Tacos on my #nails #nailart #tacos4eva A photo posted by Sara Inés Calderón (@sarachicad) on May 19, 2015 at 4:47pm PDT PREVIOUSLY ON SARACHICAD’S NAILS:

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Those college loans will always be with you (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA May 20, 2015 Cartoons
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I gave this Commencement Speech Sunday at Cal Berkeley

by Lalo Alcaraz May 19, 2015 Cultura
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Lalo Alcaraz Commencement Speechfor UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design, May 17, 2015 Hello Wurster Hall Class of 2015! Good evening graduates and long suffering families. CONGRATULATIONS PARENTS! YOU’RE ALMOST FREE. And graduates, it won’t cost you anything: how about the loudest most tremendous cheer for your families?! Good, NOW this is sounding like the […]

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Es a party time when I see ‘Mi Amigo Blanco’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé May 19, 2015 Cultura
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Frankie Quiñones is a happy guëy — he has a white friend!

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There’s a poop for that! DEUCE schedules your sh!ts (video)

by Barney Asada May 19, 2015 Cultura

The new DEUCE app is #1 when it comes to scheduling your #2s.

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La Cucaracha: Is the Internet killing print media? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 18, 2015 Cartoons
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Angry area youth calls menudo ‘yucky,’ demands pizza

by ESTEFANIA ZAVALA May 18, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from ALTADENA) Javier “Flaco” Hernandez outraged his family Sunday night when he refused to eat his bowl of menudo. “It’s yucky!” the 8-year-old shouted as he repeatedly banged his spoon on the dinner table and insisted on pizza instead. Flaco’s refusal ticked off his mom, who had spent hours preparing the beef stomach broth […]

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Unfunny Jokes: Do you know how to get to Coachella? (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ May 18, 2015 Cartoons

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The plastic yellow car, a (true?) story

by ESTEFANIA ZAVALA May 15, 2015 Cultura
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“Okay, podemos ir a caminar pero si te cansas, es tu problema. No cargo bebes,” Lina says meanly to her four-year-old cousin. “I’m not a baby!” says Teresita predictably but then insists on bringing her large plastic car, a hideous yellow contraption with giant painted eyeballs instead of headlights. Teresita gets in the toy car […]

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We’re scared already! New Yorkers: ‘Beware the Chupacabra’ (video)

by ZORRO MULDER May 15, 2015 Cultura
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The notorious goat sucker is coming to NYC, so watch out!

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Beans cross the line in a battle on the ‘Border’ (videos)

by Lucida Grandé May 14, 2015 Cartoons
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Blue bean, brown bean, we’re all beans inside, on BOTH SIDES of the Border. [This video by Belgian studio Plan 78 Animation is part of the 12 Minutes About Peace project.]

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