After being locked in the back of a U-Haul truck, Mariano Lucas Domingo saw a literal light at the end of the tunnel -- he punched his way through a small opening in the roof and freed himself. An illegal immigrant from Guatemala, Domingo expected to make about $200 a week picking tomatoes in Immoka ... More >>
While Danny Mena has worked hard to capture a real taste of his native Mexico City with Hecho en Dumbo, his six-year-old pop-up-turned-restaurant, he shies away from using the word "authentic" to describe his cuisine. "I hate using that word," he says. "If you take something out of its native land, ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 5, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 27 How come you're not on the list? by Phil Tracy No revelation to come out of the Watergate hearings so far has had such damaging results as the publication of the White House "enemies" list. It strikes t ... More >>
Hope and frustration in housing court For Maria Rosario, pursuing a case in the Bronx's housing court has become a full-time job, according to the paper. Every day of the past week, Rosario has gone to the building at 1118 Grand Concourse to appeal a court order that would evict her from her De ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 23, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 47 Let George undo it by Joe Flaherty Well, with the election over and the inevitable results in, the inevitable has happened -- the pogrom has begun. Not, however, the one that was expected. In a perv ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 24, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 34 'I'll never eat iceberg lettuce again' By Jack Newfield Perhaps America's greatest citizen was in New York last week. And nobody noticed. Clifford Irving, the Zippies, and Tiny Tim were on the 6 o'clo ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the feds got off their duffs?
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. The Lone Star State: A School History Author: C.R. Wharton Date: 1932 ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 13, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 35 Two Minutes to Midnight: The Very Last Hurrah by Pete Hamill LOS ANGELES -- It was, of course, two minutes to midnight an the Embassy Room of the Ambassador Hotel was rowdy with triumph. Red and blue ba ... More >>
The Texas Board of Education accepted this week, on a preliminary basis, the recommendations of conservative advisors to make the state's textbooks read more like Glenn Beck transcripts. They'd been working at this awhile. Earlier this year, conservatives had advised changing the Texas science c ... More >>
The Know-Nothings have been holding out on the Mexican
Travers with Dylan and Donovan.--Mary Travers, the star and siren of folk's Peter, Paul and Mary, died yesterday. Though the Times obit is weirdly fixated on the beards of the two men that usually flanked her, Pete Yarrow and Paul Stookey, Travers was the consensus star of the group--her voic ... More >>
A call to symbolic arms, and other concerns
Piracy is heavy on bothsides of the border
What part of 'illegal' don't you understand?
Give the guy a street, already
Stokely Carmichael returns to the U.N.
A mystery solved with the help of a professor and a mobster's musician
But dont get César wrong, gabachos
Mexicans don't like you? Maybe it's you.
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
Sure, Carlos is a hack, but is that a reason to hate him?
Inside the Civil Rights Power Struggle
As Sugar Strike Fails, Longshoremens Union Butts Into Greengrocer Campaign
Can Window Dressing Turn Into a Window?
The NOW Victory Could Be Applied to Any Demonstration or Protest