When the Spanish conquered central Mexico in 1521, the gold-loco conquistadores burned the codices of the Aztecs and destroyed their […]
Category Archive: California
It is Saturday night, and El Monte’s atmosphere is buzzing with a youthful glow. As the parking lot and the surrounding streets began to fill with vehicles from the American golden age of automotive design with names like Galaxie and Mercury, the space became saturated with cosmic energy.
At the close of Teatro Campesino’s 1972 film Los Vendidos/The Sellouts, originally a play written by Luis Valdez, a menagerie […]
From hiring to curriculum and back again, an Anglo settler-colonial regime still permeates higher ed — despite the long movement for Ethnic Studies and greater inclusivity.
Thinking through California, Texas, and the United States’ many migrations.
To borrow from our millennial friends, it is very on brand for the Tropics of Meta crew—composed mainly of Gen X Nirvana-loving kids who eat hot Cheetos and drink cold beer—to drop new books in a global pandemic.
In June 1942, Kenji and just over one hundred other children were taken from their parents and relocated to Manzanar.
I and most ethnic Mexican compas, colleagues, and gente in communities of my ilk do not identify with Spain’s legacy of violence and exploitation in the Americas.