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BOOKS / Gregg Barrios : David Montejano’s ‘Quixote’s Soldiers’

Up from the barrio:A Chicano son of San AntonioReflects on El Movimiento By Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog / July 6, 2010 See video of Gregg Barrios’ interview with David Montejano, Below. [Quixote’s Soldiers: A Local History of the … finish reading BOOKS / Gregg Barrios : David Montejano’s ‘Quixote’s Soldiers’

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Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

Erykah Badu (right) at nine years, with her sister Nayrok, six, in Dallas in 1980. Badu contributed to Texas Monthly‘s special edition. Photo from Texas Monthly.Signs of a new inclusiveness?Texas Monthly‘s special edition By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

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Arizona’s Crackers : ‘Illegal is Not a Race’

Image from Reform America.Arizona’s Crackers:Jim Crow is alive and well Maintaining a whip hand, southern politicians once calculated, was the best way to defend white power. The same calculation drives contemporary Arizona politics. By Char Miller / The Rag Blog … finish reading Arizona’s Crackers : ‘Illegal is Not a Race’

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Dick J. Reavis : Something Missing at Texas Writers’ Festival?

“The Texican.” Painting © Mike Aston /mikeastonart.com .Artaud and Arizona:Tempest at Texas Observer’s writers’ fest By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2010 This weekend a startling email come to my inbox and to those of … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Something Missing at Texas Writers’ Festival?

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Racial Profiling : What’s Up With the Mormons?

Image from Early Onset of Night.Mormons for racial profiling?Unsustainable contradictions in immigration law By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / April 27, 2010 What’s up with the Mormons? Orem, Utah legislator Stephen Eric Sandstrom last week pledged to follow … finish reading Racial Profiling : What’s Up With the Mormons?

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Obama’s Mariachi Ad : What Were They Thinking?

Manny Ramirez: The great guapón as Obama spokesman?Obamarama, Latin StyleBy Lisa Sanchez Gonzalez / July 26, 2008 Have you seen the Barack Obama mariachi ad? It’s on YouTube if you want to check it out. [See it below.] In a … finish reading Obama’s Mariachi Ad : What Were They Thinking?

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