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Chicano

a person of Mexican origin or descent living in the US. Once a pejorative term, Chicano was adopted in the 1960s to give the (then) 8-10 million Mexican Americans an identity and political focus. ‘Chicanismo’ became a description of the movement to restore Mexican dignity culture and power.
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These Anglo ideals often compete with values that Chicanas learn while growing up in a culture or family that reveres traditional Mexican values.
Although the trope of organizing around la familia may be contradictory to Chicano gay men and Chicana lesbians, queer Chicanas/os nonetheless continue to use la familia as an organizing tactic.
The writings of Chicana authors advance the resistance to dominant ideologies initiated by male authors by adding both male/female and hetero/homosexual binarisms to the discussion of the social construction of a Chicano identity, insisting [.
Los poemas testimoniales de chicanas son textos manchados de vida, del dolor y del gozo que produce la escritura, como escribe Carmen Tafolla en "Marcada": escribe con tinta / o lodo, lo moras sembradas en / jardines sin dueno, /o, a veces, /cuando sea necesario, / con sangre.
Marcando a presenca das latinas e chicanas na trajetoria historica de Aztlan, um mural representativo da apropriacao do espaco patriarcal do muralismo chicano e a colagem digital Las Four de Alma Lopez (1997), instalada no projeto habitacional Estrada Courts, Los Angeles/CA, uma area emblematica dos muralistas chicanos dos anos 70.
La segunda parte, "(Re)Positiong," se inicia tambien con un punto de inflexion, "Nepantlismo," por el que Nepantla se presenta como lugar fronterizo, "in-betweeness," en la poetica radical de chicanas, que devendra lugar imposible y en continuo movimiento.
It would take 31 years, and the realization that Chicana history had been erased, for me to claim my political voice.
origin for Chicanos in a move that displaces white nationalism and interrogates the internal colonization of Chicanos and Chicanas while the nation espouses discourses of freedom and equality.
Her work takes difference as the starting point for the Chicana, but she highlights what can be regarded as sameness by her identification of the Chicana alignment with the women of the Third World.
Other Chicana classmates felt they needed to complete every reading assigned in doctoral courses so that when they made comments in class, their non-Chicana/o peers would know that "Chicanas can think.
The keynote address was based on my forthcoming book Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda (University of Minnesota Press, 2012).
She understood and articulated the experience of Chicanas who are not only situated between cultures, but who also face the oppression of their Mexican counterparts.