“Hello, my name is Alvaro Huerta, and I’m a White Studies Survivor.”
How MEChA shaped my life and transformed me.
The important issue about the partial government is more about the current wave of white supremacy and white nativism that America is experiencing, as epitomized by the election of Trump.
His immigration rhetoric and policies consist of racist, xenophobic, enforcement-only and divisive (i.e., “us-versus-them”) political positions.
We must also reject the labels, categories and typologies that divide us: educated versus uneducated; citizen versus undocumented; and undocumented youth (good immigrants or “the innocent ones”) versus undocumented parents (bad immigrants or “the sinners”).
My mother Carmen often sent me to La Paloma Market, while my brother Salomon watched I Love Lucy reruns.
If Democratic leaders make a deal with President Donald J. Trump on his “shithole” border wall, they will secure his reelection in 2020.
Democratic leaders should unite and stand firm against President Donald J. Trump (“Racist-in-Chief” and “Hustler-in-Chief”) and the complicit Republican leaders on passing a clean DACA bill.
Owning the theory AND the practice.
These immigration policies and orders promote an isolationist and white nativist philosophy.
When they speak or act, hustlers can’t be believed or trusted. I should know, since I grew up on the mean streets of East Los Angeles, where I encountered many of them.
Clinton will prevail on November 8, 2016.
By viscously attacking Mexican immigrants, one of the most vulnerable groups in this country, Trump has cemented his bully credentials.
Trump’s fascist rhetoric, along with the GOP platform, only serves to incite more violence, domestically and internationally.
Latinas and Latinos in this country deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.