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One Year Later: Justice for John Hernandez The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez June 5, 2018 It has been a little over a year since John Hernandez was killed by Terry Thompson and Harris County Sheriff Shauna Thompson in a parking lot outside a Dennys in Texas. Hernandez of Mexican decent was killed in… Continue reading One Year Later: Justice for John Hernandez
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