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a person of Mexican descent

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Chicano Popular Culture: Que Hable el Pueblo, 2nd Edition
Born in Mexico, de Hoyos spent most of her life in San Antonio, Texas, where she saw firsthand Chicanos loss of language, identity and traditions.
Many Chicano writers, artists, and academics challenge this assimilation effort by acknowledging and exposing the legacy of the Chicano Movement of the 1960s.
5) By demanding to be identified, and specifically by rejecting his categorization as a Samoan, Acosta recognizes the need to "choose again strategically" (Spivak 1990, 11), to identify the character of his authorial erasure as motivated by racial politics, and specifically a racial politics that aims to speak for Chicanos rather than allow them to speak.
This narrative also references the never ending search by Chicanos for their ancestral homeland, Aztlan, and the uncaptured tales of women like Quetzali in history.
On June 9, further evidence of Latino cultural influence came in the announcement by the Library of Congress that the new poet laureate of the United States is Chicano, or Mexican-American, poet Juan Felipe Herrera from Fresno, Calif.
The last section touches on some of the filming issues produced after the advent of Chicano cinema, a period in which inspired by the Civil Rights movement and South America revolutionary documentaries, Chicanos propagated their identity, culture and consciousness through the arts.
Por otro lado, refleja sobre su propia experiencia como un "mexicano", "chicano" y "tejano" en Mexico y en los Estados Unidos, asi como el vaiven cultural que los chicanos experimentan, inherente la frase popular, "ni de aqui, ni de alla".
Aztlan is not deployed to imagine a community of struggle but rather a signifier of the "imminent danger" Chicanos, Mexicanos, and the recognition of difference pose to nostalgic renderings of a homogenized America.
Herrera, coauthored by poet Levi Romero and with photography by Robert Kaiser, tells the remarkable story of a cruise through the United States Southwest by two professors and a photographer artist, an itinerant trio led by a compass of cherished writers--Rudolfo Anaya, Tomas Rivera, and, among others, Octavio Paz--and pulled by the ideal of another America and by what Herrera calls the elusive Chicano notion of culture and identity.
As but one more example, the old school Chicano/a movement has influenced la nueva onda Xicanismo; and new Xicanas/os are influencing old school Chicanos.
The hidden agenda was to enter the intellectual space of academia and from within provide the knowledge, understanding, and ethos to transform the subordinate role of Chicanos in the United States.
Many Mexicans see Chicanos as a negative cultural space--neither/nor.
Comparisons might be made with La Virgen de Guadalupe defendiendo los derechos de los Chicanos (The Virgin of Guadalupe defending the rights of Chicanos; 1974) by Ester Hernandez, and George Yepes's mural at St.
He addresses why these events happened, their effects, and includes discussion of migration and immigration, the labor movement, Chicanos in the military, contributions to the arts and humanities, and demographic trends.