In this episode, Brandon explores the lesser known history of pachucas and Mexican American women during WW2 with guest Elizabeth Escobedo, who wrote the...
Tag - Chicano
Bold, colorful, flamboyant—one could argue Chicano culture was built for the runway.
Eazy-E and Gilbert Izquierdo (AKA "Toker") wanted to form a Latino version of N.W.A—and they succeeded.
Lowrider cars are America's most dynamic underground tradition.
Jorge Garza masterfully mixes Chicano heroes with Aztec art and pop culture.
The Battle of Saipan, in which Guy Gabaldon fought, has been called the D-Day of the Eastern Front for its strategic importance.
What is a Chicano? What is Chicano culture? Is it a political view? Is it a cultural view? Is it cars? Is it art? Is it fashion? Guests include Carlos Aguilar...
The new Florida-based "Latinx news organization" has spent almost $1 million on ads to reach Mexican Americans in California and Texas.
Lalo Guerrero was original, irreverent, and dramatic, all at the same time.
Love him or hate him, one Chicano rapper has written the blueprint everyone else follows.
The legacy of the Chicano Moratorium serves as a painful and powerful reminder of how far we have come, and how far we still have to progress.
The Viclas In The Varrio Are Always Hard.
The collection is likely the most comprehensive ever assembled.
The war on L.A.'s murals was intentional, and now the effects may be irreversible.
"La Tierra Mia" seeks to tell the story of Chicano Park while bridging the gap between generations.
Teen Angels was bold, beautiful, and influential. But its eclectic founder makes it that much more interesting.
“Bless Me, Ultima” addresses the big philosophical questions of life.
There's a reason Mexican American street gangs transcend economic class, geography, and even centuries.
La Mission deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
In the first segment, Brandon discusses the “Foos Gone Wild” phenomenon. In the second segment, Brandon discusses Chicano patriotism. Guests...
All Chicanos are Latinos, but not all Latinos are Chicanos.
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
This week marked the 78th anniversary of the Zoot Suit Riots. But how much do you know about the Zoot Suit Riots? In the podcast below, Daily Chela founder...
Kozmik Force is leading a new generation of politically active Chicano hip hop artists against injustice.
Contrary to portrayal, Chicanos and Mexicans have been some of the biggest defenders of U.S. freedoms.
Lowriders have long been a cornerstone of pachuco culture, dating back to the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Chicano Park and Barrio Logan have become the creative and artistic epicenter of San Diego.
In this episode, Brandon discusses the art of lowriding with John Ulloa who is a professor, author, and lowrider historian.
Those with the strongest opinions about Chicano culture often have the least context.
Activists hope to curtail the destruction of more Chicano murals.
The event marks the 51st annual celebration.
Chicanos have a long history of mobilizing on behalf of their rights and liberties.
Before the internet, Chicano culture dominated underground publications.
30 years ago, A Lighter Shade Of Brown debuted their classic hip hop album, "Brown and Proud."
The Cheech Center For Chicano Art, Culture & Industry has found a home in Riverside.
The organization was founded by an assortment of Chicano activists almost 40 years ago.
In Vietnam, Chicanos died at twice the rate of their counterparts.
Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" deserves recognition as one of the great Chicano classics.
The project is led by Chicano muralist and professor Victor Ochoa.
The only expense to the student is the time and effort they put into working through the courses.
"The Spirit of Chicano Park" traces the history of one of the U.S.'s most iconic parks.
The postponement marks the first time in the event's history.
The new mural promotes solidarity with immigrants.
Chuco Moreno remains one of the most prominent Chicano tattoo artists on the West Coast.
The play is backed by Ritchie's family and friends.
Make no mistake. Special interests want us to conform and forget our histories.
Mexican Americans have a unique history with the United States that other Latinos simply don’t share.
The new apparel incorporates everything from Old English lettering to lowriders.
The new Chicano Park mural is not only about celebrating art, but community, culture, and history.
On Saturday, activists marched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 school walkouts in Abilene, Texas. In total, about 300 students—mostly Mexican...