What a difference a couple of years makes. The same U.S. Senator John McCain who in 2010 snuggled up to illegal-immigrant-screwing (in more ways than one) Sheriff Paul Babeu, supported Sand Land's racist Senate Bill 1070, and insisted that America "complete the danged fence" on the U.S.-Mexico bor ... More >>
See also: MCSO Sergeant Says Main Goal Is to Catch Illegal Immigrants, Contradicting Deputy Chief Brian Sands' Testimony See also: Joe Arpaio Struggles in Racial-Profiling Trial See also: Joe Arpaio Looks Like Tired, Old Racist on Stand During Racial-Profiling Trial See also: Joe Arpaio's (ahem) Leg ... More >>
Democratic State Senator Steve Gallardo noticed something he was not a fan of when he moseyed on over to the House of Representatives for the swearing in of new legislator Martin Quezada -- there were pictures of Latino kids on some Republicans' desks.In the pictures, the kids are holding signs t ... More >>
Tony Diaz, dropping some knowledge with the Libro-Traficante caravanArizona's ethnic studies ban has resulted in the eradication of the successful and popular Mexican American Studies program in the Tucson Unified School District, and a backward edict banning certain supposedly "dangerous" books by ... More >>
Is the fix in for former state House Minority Leader David Lujan's becoming the replacement for ex-state Senator Kyrsten Sinema, who recently announced her bid for U.S. Congress?Or will his infamous no-show for the Senate Bill 1070 vote in 2010 deny him a return to the state Legislature, and can con ... More >>
Rick Perry's presidential campaign is on life support at the moment, and according to a group of Hispanic Republicans, Joe Arpaio's recent endorsement of Perry could be the final nail in the Texas Governor's coffin."We believe the Arpaio endorsement is a colossal blunder from which Rick Perry wi ... More >>
www.freeimagesfun.comAccording to the Tequila Party, Texas Governor Rick Perry just committed "Latino policitcal suicide."According to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's ghost-"tweeters," the sheriff and presidential hopeful/Texas Governor Rick Perry chatted over the weekend about "immigration ... More >>
Gary Kelley: SB 1070's new poster-boy, now sentenced to 27.5 years in the state penA note to Sand Land's hillbilly gun-huggers: Beer and firearms don't mix. And they mix especially poorly with bigotry, latent or otherwise. Case in point is Gary Kelley, the South Phoenix man who gunned down his ... More >>
We know that Anthony Hill, an occastional substitute teacher in the Glendale Elementary School District, got all verklempt by alleged anti-American sentiments made by his eighth-grade Latino students during a March 8 class. State Senate prez Russ"Yap" Pearce An exit report compo ... More >>
Hispanic Americans get some love
Benjamin Bratt as Che Rivera in his new film La Mission, which opens today in PhoenixAs I mentioned in my Bird column this week, actor Benjamin Bratt's in town with his brother director Peter Bratt to promote their new film La Mission, a "cinematic love letter" to lowrider culture and the San Franci ... More >>
Deputies are taking boxes of files from the Chicanos Por La Causa buildings at 11th Street and Buckeye Road as the group's supporters prepare for a possible anti-Sheriff-Joe-Arpaio demonstration. (See update below -- a demonstration is now looking less likely). A regional conference of Chicanos Por ... More >>
Former stoner now gets high on Chicano art
DJ AL3 pushes all envelopes
Special reader-feedback edition
Mexican TV humor and surname sticklers
This show definately has more bounce to the ounce
Day of the dead is part of Mexican history
A downtown neighborhood struggles over who will dominate the ethnic flavor of a supermarket where Latino and Anglo cultures collide
After years of wildly blasting the Chandler power structure, self-proclaimed civil rights advocate Ramon Gomez now finds himself under attack
District investigating complaints by parents of Hispanic students at Kenilworth Elementary
Chandler's leaders want to transform their sleepy downtown into an "oasis for the affluent." No wonder the barrio is restless.
Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and her husband, Earl, have come out swinging against her challengers--real and imagined
Ric Orozco uses lowriders and a controversial take on Hispanic history to excite his art students. The Isaac School District wonders whether he's teaching art, or culture or either.
PHOENIX UNION'S DESEGREGATION PROGRAM PASSED WITH FLYING COLORS. BUT THE SCHOOL SYSTEM FLUNKED OUT WHEN IT CAME TO EDUCATING KIDS.
"(Re)(Un)(Dis)Covering America: A Counter Quincentenary Celebration"