La Calavera is a literary Mexican tradition and discipline from the post-1910 revolution years developed by journalist José Guadalupe Posada and also part of the Magical Realism movement. Even Diego Rivera painted Calaveras.
I have been very fortunate to make part of my life’s journey with people who like mom. Thus as I turn 75 this week I find it not only proper but just, to honor the memory of people close to me who have in many ways made my life richer.
Undoubtedly economics play a key role in social stability, and although we were at the lower working class level, every head of the household had a job. These were the good old days when the dad’s salary was enough.
Chief United States District Judge of the Western District of Washington issued the ruling in a class-action lawsuit brought by several immigrant rights groups on behalf of those who fear persecution if returned to their home country.
Little Joe, always a strong supporter of Unions, workers and community issues, was in town for La Fiesta, an annual summer event held by Lake Michigan organized by local Latino organizations that attracts some of the biggest Raza numbers.
A reason for the lack of leadership development is that most of the community meetings are attended or even run by people from our generation and a noticeable small representation of new recruits.
Mom like all matriarchs in our family came from a generation that had great work ethic and incredibly strong determination, something inherent in most working class people that learned to fend for themselves.
Electing a woman as the United States president regardless of the actual ramifications, is definitely a wrinkle in history. After all it’s been over 100 years since activists and reformers won women’s suffrage rights
The recent publication of the second damning GIEI report, first publicized in the New York Times with subsequent coverage on National Public Radio is clear evidence that the Ayotzinapa movement has endured the test of time