Adelita :Adelita is a Radical Chicana Student attending UCLA. She grew up in Barrio Quien Sabe and with the help of El Profe, was awarded multiple scholarships and grants. She is now a junior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Chicano Studies. Adelita was nick-named after the legendary women soldiers that fought along the men during the Mexican Revilotions.
Eva Longoria Graduates With a Master's Degree from California State U.
Corky Gonzales, born and raised in Denver's tough Eastside barrio, advocating for equal rights, becomes leader of the class struggle, culminating with "I am Joaquin" a poem parlaying his vision of what it means to be a Chicano.
On a day when we recognize Mexican history, let us also recognize the 39th anniversary of Joe Campos Torres’ death and the ensuing Moody Park riots. Some of you from Houston or those that have studied the immediate post-Chicano Movement era are...
The Invisible Force: Latinos at War in Vietnam It’s not known with certainty how many Latinos died in the Vietnam War. At the time the U.S. military counted Latinos as whites; there was no official Latino count. Tomas Summers Sandoval, a professor of History and Chicano Studies at Pomona College, is working to change that. He calculated that 20 percent of the Vietnam casualties were Latino.
“Dramatic as fuck” is how Sailor Gonzales describes her style. Gonzales, 20, is a double major in fashion design and Chicano studies who works at a roller-skate shop in Long Beach, California, but grew up in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles. “I love the stuff my mom used to be into in high school,” she recently told Vogue. “I love the dramatic cholita eye makeup that my tías and mom used to wear. I find comfort when people feel nostalgic when they see my outfit.” Across the Southwest…
Las Hociconas: Three Locas with Big Mouths and Even Bigger Brains by Adelina Anthony