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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG “CARLOS MUÑOZ, JR. ” VICTORY IS IN THE STRUGGLE”

“VICTORY IS IN THE STRUGGLE" Dr. Carlos Muñoz, Jr. is Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley and one of the participants in the 1968 high school walk-outs in East Los … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG MANUEL MEDRANO “EL PLAN DE SANTA BARBARA”

Dr. Manuel F. Medrano is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Brownsville specializing in Mexican American history and culture. In this guest blog he brings his historical perspective to … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG TONY DÍAZ 7.07.13 “KING OF FAR RIGHT AGENDA”

TEXAS GOVERNOR RICK PERRY VIES FOR KING OF FAR RIGHT AGENDA. Texas Governor Rick Perry’s recent actions reveal a Texas G.O.P. agenda to disenfranchise Mexican Americans. The Librotraficantes … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG IRENE DANIEL 6.16.13 “AMERICAN HEARTH”

FAREWELL TO  THE AMERICAN HEARTH. Senator Frank Lautenberg was the last surviving veteran of WWII to serve in our United States Congress. I mention this not only to honor him and his service to our … [Read more...]

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MY FATHER’S DAY-NOT by Lazaro De La Tierra

FATHER’S DAY–NOT. I really dread Father’s Day. Why? Ever since I can remember, all around me kids at school with fathers talking about what gift they’ll get their dad, the great times they’ll have. … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG DR. RUDY ACUÑA

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE? I have noticed that more than a few academicians have joined the sport of criticizing some of the icons of the Chicana/o Movement. It concerns me because the criticism is … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG DR. ARTURO MADRID

Note: This is the Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Arturo Madrid on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of The Biennial Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association, University of Albany, … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG ERNEST HOGAN

NOTES ON THE IRISH/MEXICAN FRONTIER by Ernest Hogan A lot of people have a hard enough time dealing with the complicated reality of Mexican Americans – when you add Irish to the mix, their brains … [Read more...]