Mixed Feelings on Cinco de Mayo

It’s Cinco de Mayo! But what does that mean exactly? Follow the links below to find out what the holiday means, what it doesn’t mean, and why so many Mexicans, and Mexican-Americans have such mixed feelings on the celebration:

1. Cinco de Mayo- the Miseducation: A Mexican-American’s childhood memories of Cinco de Mayo (with artwork by Joe Ray!)

2. Solving Cinco de Mayo– an academic perspective on the holiday

3. Why Barrio Cafe’s Silvana Salcido Esparza won’t be partying on Cinco de Mayo– local perspective from our favorite chef (Warning: contains pictures of delicious mole)