At this year’s May Day rally and march, members of Organized Communities Against Deportations and Mijente announced a federal lawsuit against CPD and ICE agents, McHenry County, ICE’s Chicago Field Director, and the city of Chicago. Celene Adame, wife of the man filing the suit, said that CPD’s sharing of its “Gang Database” with ICE […]

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I have seen several articles about the Latino vote that focus almost exclusively on the Latinos who voted for Trump – expressing emotions ranging from outrage and disbelief to shock that the Latino firewall didn’t save the world. According to CNN 33% of Latino men and 26% of Latino women voted for Trump. Latino Decisions […]

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Mario Bellatin, one of Mexico’s most innovative literary voices, is known internationally for writing in an experimental and fragmented fashion that blurs the boundaries of traditional genres. The author of Beauty Salon, Shiki Nagaoka, Flowers, and Mishima’s Illustrated Biography, Bellatin’s novels keep readers slightly off balance as he alternates between realism or situations pulled from […]

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Thursday, May 25 Latinísimo Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 CHTF Bronzeville | Tempestt Hazel + Sixty Inches From Center Chicago, IL, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 The Stoop – CATCH THESE HANDS – Clarence’s BDAY SHOW. Rosa’s Lounge, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 Zuluzuluu with Thelonious Martin at Subterranean Subterranean, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 A Flor de Piel @ Honky Tonk BBQ Honky Tonk BBQ, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Festival Mole de Mayo 2017 Pilsen 18th Street, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Comparsa de Carnaval! Mask and Puppet-Making with Y no habia luz Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Queer Prom 2017 National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Running Street Art Tour National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Ecuador Cooking Class Latinicity, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Chicago House Party with Promo Code SkyDANCE Millennium Park, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Sabroson! w/ ¡Aparato!, Decima, Mancub, Emerg & Souphonetics ,
Sunday, May 28 ChitChat: Hack Your Period East Room, Chicago
Sunday, May 28 Mujeres Chingonas/ Women Who Kick Ass TBD,
Sunday, May 28 Mole de Mayo Festival 18th Street, Pilsen, Chicago, IL
Sunday, May 28 Celso Piña y su Ronda Bogota w/ special guests Dos Santos and Sonido Vie… Thalia Hall, Chicago
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day – feat. SOULPHONETICS Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 Angela Jackson – ” A Surprised Queenhood” – CSRPC The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 LAST Chance to TRACK ICE! Nontechies & Coders Needed! Merchandise Mart, Chicago
Wednesday, May 31 Loose Ends Dance Party! ,
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