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It was a 93 degree afternoon in Boyle Heights, CA with hot concrete, thick summer air, and the charm of local señores in their mariachi uniforms gathered to await the …

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By Vicko Alvarez The Chicanx community has a history that it deserves to be proud of and leaders whose actions deserve to be honored. From the courage our farm workers …

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By Yvonne Cruz 2015 saw Holy Holm handed MMA superstar Ronda Rousey her first professional loss in the most spectacular of fashions at UFC 193. In 2015, the world also barred …

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by Elizabeth Rodriguez “I want to establish poetry spots that will last for decades to come. I want folks to call me a visionary and a bridge to helping them …

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diaspora is to miss someone you’ve never met; is to miss a place you’ve never visited. there’s a place in your gut where longing resides. it burrows itself in deeply …

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“TWO (WO)MEN IN A BURNING HOUSE MUST NOT STOP TO ARGUE” On the night George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, I had just left …

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