Remember Where You Are: Racism Won't Tolerated in Los Angeles (Or Anywhere Else) The Southwest Political Report A soon to be identified woman in Los Angeles was threatening to call ICE on a mother standing with her daughter in Downtown LA. Not only was the woman caught on camera harassing the mother she told the… Continue reading Remember Where You Are: Racism Won’t Be Tolerated in Los Angeles (Or Anywhere Else)
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Something from the archives from your friends at the Southwest Political Report. Don’t dress up Mexican today!
Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory
The Southwest Political Report
By: The Editors of The Southwest Political Report
Outside of Puebla and surrounding areas Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated throughout Mexico. May 5th is widely and perhaps rightly regarded as a holiday primarily celebrated in the U.S. This may at first appear to be quite disheartening given how grotesque the celebrations here are.
With the current political climate, anger and disgust with Cinco de Mayo’s typical horrific parade of banditos, luchadores and drunken debauchery that people always seem to feel more comfortable to engage in when wearing someone else’s skin, is more than understandable. The impulse to pull away and give up on the holiday entirely resonates with so many of us and for perfectly obvious reasons.
It should however be remembered that this day, this commemoration of a heroic victory, did not begin as…
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50 Years After The East LA Walkouts, We’re Still Fighting For Latino Students By: Irene Sanchez (Xicana Ph.D + co-founder of the Southwest Political Report) In the Huffington Post Opinion Section last month https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-sanchez-east-la-walkouts_us_5a981ef2e4b07dffeb708bc5