Tag Archives: Mexican-American history

History of Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo is celebrated in the United States and Mexico. It is the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. Here are the series of events as cited by History.com that led to the historical celebration of Cinco De Mayo: During the French-Mexican War, a poorly supplied and outnumbered Mexican army under General Ignacio Zaragoza defeats a French […]

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Undoing Tucson Ethnic Studies Illegal, Nonsensical And Expensive

By Sara Inés Calderón of NewsTaco.com and Christina Saenz The Tucson Unified School District’s attempts to unravel the ethnic studies program there doesn’t really make any sense, not to mention the fact that it’s pretty much illegal, said activist and writer David Morales. “We have the law on our side, we have the community on our side, so it’s […]

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