Iconic Mexican-American Mural Victim of Gentrification.

Stop Displacing Us

  Iconic Mexican-American Mural, Victim of Gentrification.   A post shared by Rebel Betty (@rebelbettyarte) on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:36pm PDT   It’s no secret that communities of color are constantly being forced from their homes and their neighborhoods in order to make room […]

Lowriders Movie.

All My Friends…

  Lowriders Movie.     Sadly, I don’t know anyone who owns a lowrider; that doesn’t mean I didn’t see at least a couple while growing up along the Texas-Mexico border in the early 1990s, though. I understand that there’s something special about the vehicle; […]

East Austin's Black And Chicano History On Instagram.

Using a Latino Filter

East Austin’s Black And Chicano History On Instagram One of the best aspects of social media is its potential reach. More so than ever before, we have the ability to connect with thousands, if not millions, by posting on a variety of platforms designed to […]

Número Uno

El Weekend Wrap Up Número Uno: ICYMI

El Weekend Wrap Up: Número Uno  08 APR 17 This was my week in cyberspace. Now let me walk you through it… Friends Help Friends… Episode One: Cristela Alonzo look out for one another… Is This Penis Seat Taken? …because in the end — they’ll […]

La Reina de la Cumbia. via NewNowNext

After All These Years, I’d Still Do “Anything for Selenas”

ICYMI: Here’s my most recent homage to “La Reina de la Cumbia” “This March marks both the 20th anniversary of the film’s release and the 22nd anniversary of Selena’s death. The passage of time, though, has never deterred the fans of the young Mexican-American artist—myself […]