Dr. Álvaro Huerta
Given the disproportionate health and economic toll COVID-19 has had on Latinas and Latinos, our communities demand immediate relief.
While I can go on and on, I’ll say end with this: Trump must not only be removed from office, he must also be arrested and prosecuted for aiding and abetting an attempted coup against the United States of America.
We lost one of the greatest intellectuals not only in the Americas, but also the world.
It’s imperative that students unlearn and debunk the Eurocentric master narrative that is taught in our universities/colleges and K-12 schools.
For myself, along with childhood homeboys and siblings, it occurred so frequently, where I naively thought that all Americans feared the cops.
Also, since I’m offering these perils of wisdom to the Democrats on a pro bono basis, don’t blow it, Democrats!
Nietzsche warned me about gazing too long into the abyss, but I didn’t listen. It gazed back into me.
“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.