Tag: Angry Chicana

Xicana Reflection: Trump, Race, and Schools

“Some of those that work forces, are the same that burn crosses…” Name that tune. For those of you who grew up listening to 90s rock like me, it’s an easy challenge. “Killing in the Name,” by Rage Against the Machine, of course. [Press link to song here to get the full effect of this

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Richest 62 = Half of World’s Wealth

How many of you heard this story that made headlines about a week ago? That the wealth of the richest 62 people in the world is equivalent to the wealth of half of the world’s poorest population? Just to add to the asco (disgust) of it all, the equation would be as follows: 62 rich

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Dia de los Muertos 2015

What more is there to say? Most of those cabrones don’t even have a remote idea of what Dia de los Muertos is about.  In their shallow minds the day has become equated to painting your face and of course partying.  Ignorance at its best represented by the current commercialization and co-opting of a Mexicano

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When did we stop caring?

Or maybe it’s not that we don’t care. It’s that too many of us care more about what’s the latest Reality TV chisme than we do about Mother Earth and even less about the human condition. [Disclaimer: this doesn’t apply to all and most likely not to those who will take a moment out of

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Chale with the Confused Democratas…

Thanks to the Creator the legislative is now over. It was a tough one for so many of our community groups and organizations who dedicate their time up there amidst the madness of the session. In many of our platicas about these long, hard political battles someone would always end up making the comment about

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Whole Foods as a Symbol of White Supremacy

[My tribute to our gente that continue to face the harsh reality of food injustices across our state; today is Food & Farms Day at the legislature] First off, don’t start hating right away you Chicano-lites out there who have the privilege, yes privilege, of shopping at Whole Foods. Please at least read my educational

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The Sunshine Portal – don’t let the name fool you.

[Warning: read with caution, coming from an angry place] Late last night I made the mistake of browsing through the pinche Sunshine Portal, even the name is a mockery. I didn’t feel so ‘sunshiney’ after finding out what some of the gente make at the institution. After seeing the figures I was so riled up

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Seriously New Mexico (and Nation) que paso?

Anybody else in deep depression or straight out anger this morning? Maybe I should go door to door telling folks thanks a lot for not getting your behind out to vote. 4 more years of Susana la … (fill in the blank with your favorite word). And if that wasn’t enough of a slap in

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