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Xavier Montes (Big X): In Requiem On The Shoulders Of This Giant Chicano Artist Sigimos Adelante!!

Xavier Montes (Big X): In Requiem On The Shoulders Of This Giant Chicano Artist Sigimos Adelante!!

    By Armando Vazquez Many folks, I am sure, knew Xavier better than I did, the Maestro got around and everyone that met X loved him! Big X was/is a renowned Master Chicano Artist/Activist legend in Santa Paula and well known, respected, and loved in Oxnard, Ventura and throughout Ventura and Los Angeles County. […]

We Continue Our Fight to Write Our Own Narrative or We Perish

We Continue Our Fight to Write Our Own Narrative or We Perish

.   Armando Vazquez As a 70 year old college educated Chicano Boomer, I have witnessed both as a media and arts observer and participant, bien encabronado, an infinite amount of times in my life, here in Amerika, the “farming out of Mexican, Latino, Hispanic subject matter” to white folks simply because there were/are/will never […]

CNN vs Tulsi

CNN vs Tulsi

    By Naomi Fisher  CNN is denying Tulsi Gabbard the Democratic debate next week. CNN’s own polls show that she has met all the poll requirements, showing Tulsi – 1 point behind Amy Klobuchar, tied with Andrew Yang, and 3-5 points AHEAD of Tom Steyer and Deval Patrick who were both invited instead of […]

Tacky Elizabeth Warren

Tacky Elizabeth Warren

    By Naomi Fisher  Tacky Elizabeth Warren attacked Bernie Sanders in the January 14th, 2020 Democratic Debate by saying he told her that a woman could not win the election. Bernie said, “I never said that.” Then the stupid moderator asked how Warren felt when he told her that! Apparently the moderator was either […]

When a Country is Perpetually At War It Views Everyone As Perpetual Enemies

When a Country is Perpetually At War It Views Everyone As Perpetual Enemies

  . Armando Vazquez The United States of America has spent 32 million dollars per hour, or put another way, a total of 5.6 trillion dollars since 2001 in wars conducted all over the world. Domestically our government has declared war on drugs, gangs, people of color, Muslims, the homeless, the indigent, the LGBTQ community […]

Universal Health Care for All Americans is a Right Not a privilege: The Time is Now!

Universal Health Care for All Americans is a Right Not a privilege: The Time is Now!

    Armando Vazquez We have just completed a three (3) month long horrifically painful and gruelling American medical odyssey that confirms to our family once and for all that the current medical model is heartless, broken, and beyond repair. Universal insurance for all American is by far the most humane and cost effect options […]

The End of the Acuna Art Gallery and Cultural Center (Café on A) of Oxnard

The End of the Acuna Art Gallery and Cultural Center (Café on A) of Oxnard

  . Armando Vaquez Oxnard are we passing up an important and unique opportunity to become the ethnically and culturally congruent art/culture leaders we should and can be? If so, Why? In the past two years we have lost important cultural institutions like the Carnegie Museum, the Children’s Museum, The Acuna Art Gallery/Cafe on A, […]

“The address (2020) of the holy, the enlightened is ‘here and now’

“The address (2020) of the holy, the enlightened is ‘here and now’

    by Armando Vazquez “The address of the holy and the enlightened is ‘here and now’. This is the address of happiness, the address of life, the address to your God. The Buddha (El Savio) said, ‘Life is accessible only in the present moment.’ Life with all its wonders is accessible right now. So […]

The ACUNA Arts Collective Team (AACT) Project in Downtown Oxnard

The ACUNA Arts Collective Team (AACT) Project in Downtown Oxnard

    by Armando Vazquez The concept of providing multiple commercial business space in one large building or adjacent building is not a novel idea. Putting together public and non-profits together in a multiservice building has been around for a while as well. What is unique about our idea of opening public space for public […]

Why We Distrust and Fear the Cops in Oxnard and Throughout the Nation

Why We Distrust and Fear the Cops in Oxnard and Throughout the Nation

    By Armando Vazquez All of us in Oxnard, throughout this nation, and the rest of the world for that matter, are indoctrinated from womb to tomb to believe that this country, the United States of America, is a nation of laws. Many of us would agree with that assertion, the problem is what […]

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