Why do People Assume All Latinxs are Mexicans?
Why do People Assume All Latinxs are Mexicans?
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 13:21

If you’re a Latinx person in the United States, it’s likely that someone has referred to your ethnicity as Mexican, which is really a nationality and a cultural identity that may or may not have anything to do with your Latinidad. So why do folks always conflate the two? Flama's Lee Chin answers that question and more in this week’s episode of #AskFlama.


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This 117-Year-Old Mexicana Died Hours After Receiving Long-Awaited Birth Certificate
This 117-Year-Old Mexicana Died Hours After Receiving Long-Awaited Birth Certificate
By Raquel Reichard | 07/27/2016 - 10:05

For years, Trinidad Alvarez Lira, 117, went through life without receiving the governmental senior benefits she was entitled to because she had no proof of her age.


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San Francisco Will Soon Be Home to the Largest Collection of Mexican Art
San Francisco Will Soon Be Home to the Largest Collection of Mexican Art
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/19/2016 - 11:27

The Bay Area is getting a brand new attraction that you're definitely going to want to visit.


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Texas Latinos Fight to Keep Racist Mexican-American Textbook Out of Schools
Texas Latinos Fight to Keep Racist Mexican-American Textbook Out of Schools
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 10:40

Texas Latinos are mobilizing to stop a controversial book on Mexican-American history from entering its public schools.


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WATCH: 360-Degree Video Commercial Makes Fun of Mexicans
Racist? This Commercial Makes Fun of Mexicans in the Most Offensive Way
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/28/2016 - 15:36

In today's episode of people in power profiting off of stereotypes in the Latinx community, this commercial certainly takes the cake.


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More Mexican Immigrants Leaving Than Coming to the United States
More Mexican Immigrants Leaving Than Coming to the United States
By Raquel Reichard | 05/18/2016 - 09:16

Despite Donald Trump’s harrowing tales of Mexico sending its “worst” to the U.S.


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Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton Get Regional Mexican Songs For The California Primary
WATCH: These Mexican Bands Made Songs About Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton
By Cindy Casares | 05/05/2016 - 15:14

The Democratic candidiates are making their way to California this weekend for the state’s primary election (don’t forget to vote, raza!), so naturally they want to pander speak to the


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Over 2,000 Tejanos Fought For the Confederate Army in the Civil War
Thousands of Mexican-Americans Fought for the Confederate Army in the Civil War
By Cindy Casares | 04/27/2016 - 14:23

A recent letter-to-the-editor in the Brownsville Herald raises


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Mexican Cook Wins $7 Million Lottery in New York
Mexican Cook Wins $7 Million Lottery in New York
By Nichole Fratangelo | 04/22/2016 - 12:10

Congratulations are in order for one lucky Mexican cook.


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A Mexican Flag Flew Atop a Canadian Trump Tower – Here’s Why
A Mexican Flag Flew Atop a Canadian Trump Tower – Here’s Why
By Raquel Reichard | 04/04/2016 - 12:17

A Mexican flag flew from the top of a Trump hotel in Vancouver, Canada over the weekend, and, as you might suspect, Donald Trump did not approve the symbolic message.


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