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HOUSTON: Underground Merger Presents: Yetlanezi (Indigenous Trip Hop) & Kiawitl Xochitl – May 6

The Underground Merger presents: YETLANEZI Indigenous Trip Hop Guadalajara, Mexico Friday, May 6, 2011 @ the White Swan 4419 Navigation Blvd Houston, Tx  77011 Doors open at 9 p.m. 18 & up $7 before 11 pm $10 after Also featuring Hip Hop artists: Kiawitl Xochitl (Houston) Star (Houston) Keno & Reggie (of S.O.W.) Sick Boy […]

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Arizona’s New Civil Rights Coalition

The attempt to outlaw the Mexican American studies programme in Tucson schools has mobilised a powerful new movement o Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez o guardian.co.uk, Thursday 28 April 2011 16.49 BST http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/apr/28/arizona-race The students wanted to be heard and so they chained themselves. The symbolism at the emergency meeting of the Tucson Unified School Board […]

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SAN MARCOS: Sacred Springs Summer Art Camp – July 21, 22

Sacred Springs Summer Art Camp Michael Heralda, coming from Los Angeles, California Instructor on July 21 & 22 San Marcos youth can honor the arts of their ancient Native American ancestors this summer in a five-day Sacred Springs Summer Art Camp that offers performance on indigenous musical instruments, the art of storytelling, making Native masks, […]

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ARIZONA: Apartheid Board Complicit in Destroying Ethnic Studies

Apartheid Board Complicit in Destroying Ethnic Studies By Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez In a previous column, I used the term CULTURAL GENOCIDE to describe the attempt by the state of Arizona to criminalize and to eliminate the teaching of Ethnic Studies. The use of the term unnecessarily set off a firestorm across the Atlantic. Incidentally, […]

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TEXAS: May 5 – Texas Vigils Against HB 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 5, 2011 TEXANS GATHER FOR VIGILS OPPOSING HB 12 RITA members stand together to say that Texas can do better than Arizona (AUSTIN, Texas) — RITA members across the state will be gathering on May 5 to demonstrate our disappointment, frustration and rejection of the passage of HB 12 in the […]

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AUSTIN: Marcha 8 Mayo – End Calderon’s War

This Sunday, May 8th at 2:00 p.m we will be in front of the Mexican consulate at Austin in solidarity with the thousands of people who will come out to the streets this very day all across Mexico to demand a stop to Calderon’s war. (The consulate will be closed but we can march from […]

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MCALLEN: 5 Mayo Vigil – Batalla del Pueblo en Oracion

Cinco de Mayo is an important day to celebrate Mexican history and culture. The day commemorates independence and unlikely victory in the face of incredible odds. At the Batalla de Puebla, Mexico was able to defeat the powerful forces of the invading French army and defended its independence from foreign rule. We now face tremendous […]

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What happened Tuesday at Tucson USD?

What happened Tuesday at TUSD? by Three Sonorans on May. 04, 2011, under Headline news http://tucsoncitizen.com/three-sonorans/2011/05/04/what-happened-tuesday-at-tusd/ To begin with, my phone battery died at around 5:30, as the meeting was starting. No email/text/facebook until now, 8 hours later. 60 text messages and 66 facebook alerts. I was inside the TUSD board room capturing video and […]

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Coming Soon To Texas: Arizona Copycat Law

TEXAS CAN DO BETTER THAN ARIZONA  May 3, 2011      CLICK AQUI PARA LA ALERTA EN ESPANOL After passing SB 1070, Arizona suffered the consequences of a bad law and bad ideas. The state became synonymous with xenophobia. Boycotts cost Arizona over $141 million and counting. The law has consistently lost legal challenges based […]

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HOUSTON: La Raza Justice Movement Invites You…

Central and South Americans and Mexicans were the original guardians of this piece of earth. How have we become second and third class citizens, and even aliens in our own lands? Why do we call ourselves Latinos and Hispanics? Latinos are from Rome. Hispanics are from Spain. Most of us have never been to Spain […]

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2012 NACCS Tejas Regional Conference Call for Paper and Panel Proposals

This Is Us: Como Nos Ven, Como Nos Vemos Changing Chican@ Identity in the 21st Century Call for Paper and Panel Proposals 2012 NACCS Tejas Regional Conference Texas State University, San Marcos March 1-3, 2012 Chicanas and Chicanos are a highly diverse people. Today many of our scholars are engaged in wide-ranging research across disciplinary […]

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SAN ANTO: Vote to Rename Durango St. to Cesar E. Chavez Blvd – May 19

SI SE PUEDE ! May 19, 2011, 9:00 a.m. the City Council of San Antonio, Texas will vote to Change Durango St. to Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard. The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce , the City Staff, and the Planning and Development Commission, Philip Cortez, City Council Dist.4, introduced the request and got the signatures for the […]

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AUSTIN: 5 de Mayo Vigil to Honor the Struggle of Human and Civil Rights in Texas

Este mensaje se repite en Español. A vigil planned for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5 at the South gates of the Capitol will mark Cinco de Mayo celebrations and the ongoing struggle for human and civil rights in Texas.   Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico’s victory over the French in the […]

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That Moment in History – Choice: Hero or Scab

http://tucsoncitizen.com/three-sonorans/2011/04/27/video-students-take-over-tusd-board-chambers-wisconsin-style/ That Moment in History Choice: Hero or Scab By Rodolfo F. Acuña On Tuesday, April 26, 2011 ten Tucson high school and university students took over a meeting of the governing board of the Tucson Unified School District, chaining themselves to the board members chairs. Immediately about two hundred persons in the boardroom closed […]

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