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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Surviving The Mexican Revolution

*Stories like these are at the heart of U.S. Latino culture. It’s enriching to listen to them, they never get old. VL By Lesley McClurg , Latino USA Some lessons are learned in school. Other lessons are taught in the home. Or more specifically, in the kitchen. Two generations of women  – a mother and daughter –

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Día de la Revolución: Pancho Villa and My Grandfather

By Tony Castro, Voxxi My grandfather, Jose Angel Castro, was 14 when he first met Pancho Villa who had fled to the northern state of Chihuahua after killing an officer of the Mexican army and stealing his...

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Mexico’s Day of the Revolution – A Holiday Worth Celebrating

By Phillipe Diederich, Voxxi November 20th is Mexico’s Día de la Revolución (Day of the Revolution). It’s not Independence Day, and it’s certainly not Cinco de Mayo, which celebrates the Mexican victory over the French during the battle of...