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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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Also, the certificate which was presented for authentication bears a different code assigned by the commission for those who officially took and passed the CSPE on April 3, 2003, at CSC RO XI,' Chicano said in the letter.
Critique: Impressively informed and informative, exceptionally well organized and presented, "Chicano Homeland: The Movement in East Los Angeles for Mexican American Power, Justice, and Equality" is a timely study and an outstanding contribution to the growing body of literature on the Chicano experience and contributions of contemporary American society, politics and culture.
Two very important elements that makes Latino and Chicano artworks appealing to this collector are: cultural identity and color palette.
Chicano, who also scored a rare 5150 three-peat in 2013, actually placed fourth in the overall ranking last year, even besting the times of a number of bets in the men's pro side topped by Sam Betten of Australia.
A significant theme in Chicano/a works about the Vietnam War is the identification of the Chicano soldier with the Vietnamese Other (Calloway 145).
'Well, we took this race seriously,' said Chicano, who is No.
Tension between people men and women, Chicanos and Anglos is a frequent theme in de Hoyo's work.
It is unclear how using the Chicano label would detract from the anthology or cause confusion.
Thus, although we might be able to draw conclusions from specific case studies about the uses of photography in the Chicano movement, accounting for the multiplicity of photography conversely allows us to use the medium as one way to grasp the diverse and heterogeneous positions, social formations, and practices that constituted a broader movement.
That final declaration, he explains, would take "four more years." Acosta, missing since 1974, left behind two published novels--The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo (1972) and The Revolt of the Cockroach People (1973)--an explosive career as a Chicano activist lawyer, two ex-wives, a son, and a tumultuous friendship with Thompson.
The first time I was interviewed in L.A., this girl asked me, "Aren't you afraid of being typecast?" And I said "What?" And she said, "You're always playing the mean Chicano dude with tattoos." And I thought about it, and I said, "I am the mean Chicano dude with tattoos.
Poetry has always been a powerful form of Chicano literature, especially coming out of the Chicano movement of the late 1960s and the 1970s.