La llorona: the weeping woman

La Llorona: The Weeping Woman

There was a woman who killed her own children to be with the man she desired. She was subsequently spurned by her lover and as a result she killed herself. However, because of her atrocities she is forced to wander […]

The king of tacos
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The King of Tacos: Mexican food in Los Angeles

They do  still serve aguas frescas which sounds very good during these summer months. Other menu items include tamales, sopes, and chicken, but you go for the tacos. I won’t be making my way to Southern California for at least another couple of months but already my mouth is watering for some of those delicious tacos. […]

I’m supposed to be mexican

I’m supposed to be Mexican

My family’s story is not unlike thousands of others. My parents came to Mexico as children. Legally, as far as I’ve been told. My grandparents, seeking more opportunity and a better life, looked to America as do just about everyone else in the world. […]

The doomsday class

The Doomsday Class

Like it or not, we live in a society divided by a number of factors, including ethnicity, education, language, religion, skin hue (sadly), and others. But the biggest dividing line of all, and the hardest […]