Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Lick a Stamp and Honor our Fallen Chicano Scribe!

Ruben Salazar, RIP, again--another sordid tale of anti-Mexican sadism in the Southland. Here's a great piece on Salazar and the spectacle of his death by Edward J. Escobar from The Journal of American History.*

*The Dialectics of Repression: The Los Angeles Police Department and the Chicano Movement, 1968-1971 | Edward J. Escobar | The Journal of American History, Vol. 79, No. 4 (Mar., 1993), pp. 1483-1514


check out Adolfo Guzman-Lopez's KPCC piece on Ruben Salazar today! Other diverse, fine pieces of XicanOsmotic radio-work, aural dulce, by the once Taco Shop Poet can be found by hitting this link. Speaking of TSP, if you are in and around Mesa College Cinco de Mayo, drop by and represent!

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