Praxis Guerrero

92 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 4 Following | 6 Followers | @PraxisGuerrera | Keep up with Praxis Guerrero on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Praxis Guerrero”

Social Psychology Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Psychology is the scientific study of how people act, think, and feel. <b>Social psychology</b> studies how people act, think, and feel in the context of …

Psychology

Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand<p>Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans.<p>With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung …

Cannabis

Latinos take US citizenship to stop Donald Trump

Many Hispanic-Americans say they intend to adopt United States citizenship now to formalise their residency rights in case the Republican presidential frontrunner is elected.<p>Donald Trump has caused anger among US residents of Latin American origin by blaming Mexicans for bringing drug, rape and …

Immigration

The Saint Patrick's Battalion (Los San Patricios)

The St. Patrick's Battalion—known in Spanish as <i>el Batallón de los San Patricios</i>—was a Mexican army unit comprised primarily of Irish Catholics who …

Mexico City

1848: The Year that Created Immigrant America

<i>This article is part of the series The Immigrants’ Civil War. A complete list of articles in the series is at the bottom of the page.</i><p>The spread of …

War

Formation: The Little Known History Of The Brown Berets

On June 16, 2015, GOP front-runner Donald Trump delivered a pompous presidential campaign announcement during which he made some dangerous and …

Black Lives Matter

Dying To Be Free - The Huffington Post

The last image we have of Patrick Cagey is of his first moments as a free man. He has just walked out of a 30-day drug treatment center in Georgetown, Kentucky, dressed in gym clothes and carrying a Nike duffel bag. The moment reminds his father of Patrick’s graduation from college, and he takes a …

A commune in Chiapas? Mexico and the Zapatista rebellion, 1994-2000

Extracts from the testimony of African-American Spanish civil war volunteer Crawford Morgan, who was called to testify in response to a petition to …

War

Mexico City officially changes its name to – Mexico City

The capital’s rebranding, part of reform to decentralise power and move toward statehood, confused residents who refer to city as Federal District or ‘DF’<p>Mexico has rechristened its capital city, embracing the name by which it is known worldwide, but causing a conundrum for residents who for …

Mexico

A Brief History of the US in Central America

Mass migration from Central America is nothing new. Civil wars in El Salvador and Guatemala and a revolution in Nicaragua in the 1980s spurred a …

The Flama

Makeup Tutorials

Read the 1966 Telegram Where MLK Tells Cesar Chavez "Our Separate Struggles Are Really One"

By 1966, Cesar Chavez had been a labor leader and civil rights activist for more than a decade. In March 1966, he and others marched from Delano, …

Alice Bag Is a Chicana Punk Icon, But She's About to Release Her Very First Album

It took some convincing from a friend for Chicana punk icon Alice Bag (née Alicia Armendariz) to feel comfortable crowdfunding an album. As …

University of Washington

11 Incredible Latina Musicians You Won't Find on Mainstream Radio

When you ask most people about popular Latino musicians, you'll probably hear a lot about Shakira and J. Lo. Latinos, who made up 17% of the American …

'Mi Familia' In Movies: Films Mexican-American Millennials Grew Up On

At Code Switch, we like movies. We like to talk about movies. (Apologies to the newscast folks who have to sit near us.) Recently, we got into this big discussion about movies we watched over and over again growing up — not just because they're good, but also because, in one way or another, they …

Living Rooms

The Red and the Black

Radicals have a habit of speaking in the conditional. Underlying all their talk about the changes they’d like to see in the world is the uneasy …

Study Shows Shocking Impact Of Discrimination Upon Immigrant Youth

A shocking new study confirms that discrimination has a negative effect on the mental health of Latino immigrant youth.<p>The study, conducted by the University of Missouri, found that Latino immigrant youth who experience discrimination are more likely to be depressed and have lower self esteem and …

Latin America: The year in quotes

From crack-downs to shake-ups, 2015 was a memorable year for Latin America. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest stories of the year, in the …

Venezuela

MÉXICO PREHISPÁNICO

RESUMEN - Los jardines, parques, zoológicos y huertos para el autoconsumo del México prehispánico servían como centros o núcleos de diversidad …

Why We Need a New Chicano Movement

But first, what is a chicano? I am an American with roots in Mexico and the southwestern US. Others call me latino or hispanic. I call myself Chicano because I believe you do not get to decide what I am based on what I look like. Race is a social construct, and the words latino and hispanic refer …

What is a Chicano Educator?

A Chicano Educator is one who is dedicated to transforming the lives and community of the students he serves. He is first and foremost a servant who places his community before anyone else. His politics are grounded in the Chicano Movement, a movement of "Mexican Americans" who took a stand for …

Mexico ‘discovers’ 1.4 million black Mexicans—they just had to ask

For the first time in its history, Mexico’s census bureau has recognized the country’s black population in a national survey that found there are …

WhatsApp and Murder in Mexico

In Mexico, the Internet and mobile technology are giving activists new ways to share information.<p>Tech can help activists expose corruption, organize …

Text Messaging

Mexico has started counting its Afro-Mexican population

For the first time ever, people of African descent living in Mexico were able to identify themselves as black in the national census.<p>Mexico’s 2015 population survey, released Dec. 8, counted 1.38 million people of African heritage, representing 1.2% of the country’s population (link in Spanish.) …

Mexico

13 "Latinas Be Like" Memes That Are Too Real

If you've ever browsed the <b>#LatinasBeLike</b> hashtag on Instagram, Tumblr or Twitter, then you know the prevailing opinion on the Internet about Latinas: that we're crazy girlfriends who will stab you, run you over, then bandage your wounds and cook you some dinner. Certainly that's not true of <i>all</i> …

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Trump: 'Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of'<p>A missed flight leads to charges for one passenger<p>Dashcam video captures tornado touching …

European Union

Bringing Socialism Back: How Bernie Sanders is Reviving an American Tradition

Only the revival of a decimated labor movement and the rebirth of socialist political parties that can bring them all together could result in the …

Just A Reminder That Marilyn Monroe Was A Badass Yogi

More like Marilyn Monro-ga!<p>Muse, movie star, model ... yogi?<p>Indeed, Marilyn Monroe wasn't just an international sex symbol with perfect comedic timing, she was also an O.G. exercise fanatic at a time when women were discouraged from lifting a finger, let alone a kettlebell. She was an earlier …

Yoga