Zapatismo at Twenty-Five and its Impact on Chicana/o Activism: Part 1

Zapatismo at Twenty-Five and its Impact on Chicana/o Activism: Part One By Pablo Gonzalez January 1, 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas, Mexico. An indigenous rebellion coined the “first revolution of the 21st century.” Since then, the Zapatista indigenous struggle has grown in numbers and […]

White Fantasies and other Poems

By Jesús Cortez White Fantasies White fantasies White fantasies built on the foundation of corpses— sweetened by legality  Your Leave it toBeaver, white picket fence suburban heaven, Your Brady Bunch aspirations  Your mutilated bodies left behind grandiose missions Your disneyland dreams covering up the blood left by murderous police  Your yellow […]

Puro Corazón: The Heartwork of Melanie Cervantes

Puro Corazón:  The Heartwork of Melanie Cervantes By Moi Santos  The latter half of the 20th century in the United States was characterized by a series of successful social and political movements that sought to contest the conditions of marginalized peoples in the U.S. and abroad. In addition to the […]

The Future of Ethnic Studies on Its 50th anniversary: Autonomy and Self-Determination Are Missing

By Harvey Dong The Future of Ethnic Studies on Its 50th Anniversary: Autonomy and Self-Determination Are Missing (Originally submitted to the Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley Newsletter–50th Anniversary Spring 2018 Issue)      Ethnic Studies at Berkeley remains an unfinished struggle that began almost 50 years ago with the […]

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