How the colourful rebozo scarf changed the course of Mexican history
The Unknown History of Latino Lynchings
On a day when we recognize Mexican history, let us also recognize the 39th anniversary of Joe Campos Torres’ death and the ensuing Moody Park riots. Some of you from Houston or those that have studied the immediate post-Chicano Movement era are...
The Toltecs~ my favs in Mexican history.
Photos of the Mexican Revolution
Mexican Revolution.................El líder de las autodefensas Dr. José Manuel Mireles, detenido la semana pasada en Michoacán. Liberen a Mireles!!! Ya!
The Aztecs first emerged in Mexican history as a nomadic tribe in Northern Mexico. When the Aztecs saw an eagle perched on a cactus, they took it as a sign from the gods that they should settle in that area. So they established their capital city of Tenochtitlan in 1325 A.D. The Aztecs ruled their empire with an iron fist from Tenochtitlan, until Spanish conquistadors arrived in the early 1500s. Hernan Cortes conquered the Aztec empire in 1521, building Mexico City on the city's ruins. #3B
The bloody history of lynchings of Mexicans in the Southwest is often forgotten, but recent research from Bill Carrigan reveals that Mexican workers and landowners were the targets of mob lynchings. Carrigan, a history professor at Rowan University in New...