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POLITICAL SALSA Y MÁS WITH SAL BALDENEGRO 10.19.14

CHANGE THE NAME...CHANGE THE MASCOT. The movement to get the Washington NFL team to change its racist logo and name has come to Arizona. On October 12, about 150 people—members of tribes from … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 10.19.14 “ON MY DRIVE HOME”

On My Drive Home I’ve always loved the shape and look of the Capitol Record building in Hollywood. I used a filter on this one and I liked the look. Continuing from my Instagram series … [Read more...]

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BRAVO ROAD with DON FELÍPE 10.06.14 “THE FUTURE FACE OF AMERICA”

THE FUTURE FACE OF AMERICA AS REFLECTED IN LOS NIÑOS CENTRO-AMERICANOS AND AMERICAN IMMIGRATION POLICY. There’s no doubt that the face of America has been changing—more dramatically since the … [Read more...]

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MIRÁNDOLO BIEN WITH EDUARDO DÍAZ 10.06.14

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN: THE ANTHRPOCENE, CLIMATE CHANGE AND LATINOS. "Climate change is a defining issue of our time and there is no time to lose. There is no Plan B because we do not have Planet B," … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 10.06.14 “LOVELY IN THE GARDEN”

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TALES OF TORRES 9.21.14 “MICKEY AND MINNIE AT THE PARADE”

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse “Go Mexican” on Independence Day Who woulda thunk it? Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse served as the Honorary Grand Marshals of this year’s Mexican Independence Day … [Read more...]

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POLITICAL SALSA Y MÁS with SAL BALDENEGRO 9.21.14 “HISTORY MATTERS IN POLITICS”

HISTORY MATTERS IN POLITICS. Historian Rudy Acuña periodically reminds us that history matters. Indeed it does, and it behooves us to remember that during the political season. Our history teaches … [Read more...]

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ARNIE AND PORFI with SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ 9,21,14 “THE BARRIO DOG WHISPERER”

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ARNIE AND PORFI by SERGIO HERNANDEZ 9.14.14 “IT’S ABOUT THE MONEY”

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BRAVO ROAD with DON FELIPE 9.02.14 “MICHAEL BROWN”

MICHAEL BROWN: COLOR AND CHARACTER IN AMERICAN RACIAL PROGRESS. More than fifty years ago on August 28, 1963, when my hair was black, I was a teacher of French at Jefferson High School in El Paso, … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 9.02.14 “DANCING CLOUDS”

Dancing Clouds I found the skies interesting this day. Continuing from my Instagram series (http://instagram.com/amosart). … [Read more...]

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POLITICAL SALSA Y MÁS with SAL BALDENEGRO 8.17.14 “MISSION SANTA ROSA”

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA. For the past 85 years, the Santa Rosa de Lima Mission in Tucson’s Old Pascua Yaqui Village has been a spiritual and community anchor of the village. The Yaquis—whose term for … [Read more...]

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BRAVO ROAD with DON FELIPE 8.10.14 “STEM,MASSH & p&t”

STEM,MASSH  & p&t : WITHER GOEST THOU? This piece is really a continuation of my work on the History and Philosophy of Education (Scribd 2009) in which I sought to lay out an easy guide to … [Read more...]

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ARNIE AND PORFI with SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ 8.10.14 “CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION”

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MIRÁNDOLO BIEN with EDUARDO DÍAZ 8.03.14 “THE NUEVO SOUTH”

THE NUEVO SOUTH: A CHANGING LANDSCAPE. Having arrived in Pelham, Alabama, several years ago and establishing a construction business, Joel Rivera walked into a small Mexican grocery store looking … [Read more...]

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ARNIE AND PORFI with SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ 7.20.14 “WORLD IS READY FOR SUICIDE?”

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POLITICAL SALSA Y MÁS with SAL BALDENEGRO 7.20.14 “TRUE PATRIOTS”

TRUE PATRIOTS PRACTICE THE CONSTITUTION! The perversion of what is a “patriot” by right-wingers and racists is breathtaking. Case in point: is it “patriotic” to aim loaded guns and rifles at … [Read more...]

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WHO YOU TALKIN’ TO FANNY? 6.22.14 “CHAS CROSLIN”

CHAS CROSLIN: MAKING ART WITH MUSIC, THEATER AND PUPPETS AT EL TEATRO CAMPESINO In the process of doing this interview with my dear friend Chas Croslin, it occurred to me that I am advocating … [Read more...]