Despite Name, The Cause Must Endure

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Over the last month or so, I’ve been following the development of a series of protests that is taking place throughout the U.S. known as SlutWalks, that began after a Toronto police officer made a comment how women could prevent being sexually assaulted if they, “Avoid dressing like sluts.” Since the movement’s inception, the SlutWalk […]

Politics of Humanity: Cult of Personality

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Unless you have your head in the sand and are unaware what took place yesterday, January 8, 2011, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, and at least 17 others were shot when a gunman opened fire outside a Safeway supermarket parking lot where Ms. Giffords was holding a “meet and greet.” Rep. Giffords was shot […]

The Real First Thanksgiving: Revisted

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Today, Americans celebrate this day with certain kinds of food are served. For my family, we had turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, rolls, lemon pie and pumpkin pie. I know, some readers might have problems because we are giving into the dominate culture’s attempts to rewrite history and come together on […]

“What If The Tea Party Was Black?”

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Jasiri X, a rapper from Pittsburgh, known for his socially conscious videos, has decided to take on the Tea Party in a new rap song and video, entitled “What If The Tea Party Was Black?” which examines what would happen if Black leaders behaved like leaders in the Tea Party movement. Jack and Jill Politics […]

Last Week in Latino History: LULAC formed in Corpus Christi

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Last week Feb 17, 1929, during the height of the nativist movement, three pioneering Latino civil rights organizations met at Obreros Hall in Corpus Christi, Texas and agreed to merge to form the League of United Latin American Citizens. The emergency of LULAC came at a particular history of South Texas when Hispanics were forced […]

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