The Veteranas of Chicana Youth Culture in Los Angeles

The Veteranas of Chicana Youth Culture in Los Angeles

By Melissa Smith – NYTimes.com – Photo: Courtesy of Guadalupe Rosales. Photo: A party crew on 6th Street Bridge, in Boyle Heights. 1993. Guadalupe Rosales is a collector.  For an installation in art school, she built her version of a typical teenager’s...
Edward James Olmos on ‘Mayans M.C.’ and How Art Informs Activism

Edward James Olmos on ‘Mayans M.C.’ and How Art Informs Activism

By Simon Abrams – NYTimes.com – Photo: Emily Berl for The New York Times. Photo: Edward James Olmos is returning to television with “Mayans M.C.,” a sequel to “Sons of Anarchy” debuting Tuesday on FX. In the new FX drama “Mayans M.C.,” a sequel to “Sons of...
Soldiers in la Guerra

Soldiers in la Guerra

By Deborah Paredez – NYTimes.com – Photo: Gilberto C. Villarreal, the author’s father, in Vietnam. The Edgewood Independent School District, located in a predominantly lower-income Mexican immigrant and Mexican-American west side neighborhood of San...
You Look Like a Morrissey Fan

You Look Like a Morrissey Fan

By Melissa Mora Hidalgo – NYTimes.com – Photo: Ryan Lowry. I write very openly in my book, “Mozlandia: Morrissey Fans in the Borderlands,” that I have been a Morrissey fan for decades and have no plans to stop. But my fandom ebbs and flows. These days, it...