Category Archives: Colorado

May Day and the Mexican Flag: Reflections From 2013

In the aftermath of both May Day and militant anti-Trump rallies in California, led by Chicano and Mexicano youth, columnist Gustavo Arellano penned a piece titled “It’s Not Only OK for Activists to Wave the Mexican Flag at Protests—It’s Necessary.” … Continue reading

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The White Nationalism of the Colorado Greens (2008)

This is an article I wrote back in 2008 for the website of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist Movement – Denver. This was around organizing leading up to protests against the Democratic National Convention held in the city that year. Internal conflicts between … Continue reading

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Statement of the Revolutionary Caucus (Chicano Youth Liberation Conference, 1969)

The National Chicano Youth Conference held in Denver in 1969, organized by the Crusade for Justice, is a historic event in the history of the Chicano people. Out of it came El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan, which sought to organize the … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Los Seis De Boulder, and all Martyrs of the Chicano Movement

This past May this year a series of events were held in Colorado to commemorate the martyrs of the Chicano Movement that came from this state. It happened this year because 2014 is the 40th anniversary of the deaths of … Continue reading

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Commemoration of Los Seis De Boulder

Here is some photos and video of the march and rally on June 1st, 2014 in commemoration of the two bombings 40 years ago that killed six Chicano activists who became known as Los Seis de Boulder. This happened the … Continue reading

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COINTELPRO and the Chicano Movement – video from Freedom Archives

This is a clip from the recent documentary COINTELPRO 101, named after the official FBI program of the same name to target dissident movements in the United Snakes. The people who exposed it came public recently. While much has been … Continue reading

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Kiko Martinez Interview, 1987

  Francisco “Kiko” Martinez has been a revolutionary, political activist and people’s lawyer ever since the early days of the Chicano Movement in the 1960’s. Born in Alamosa, Colorado, he used his legal skills to aid the poor and marginalized, … Continue reading

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Remember Luis “Junior” Martinez, Chicano Movement Martyr

  This past March 17th, along with being that other so-called holiday, was also the anniversary of the untimely death of Luis “Junior” Martinez. Here is an article I wrote 5 years ago published on our old site at raimd.wordpress.com.  … Continue reading

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