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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Oct. 19, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Oct. 19, 2017!

Thursday, October 19, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's stunningly delightful weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson invites you to choose your own sexual-harassment adventure; The K Chronicles finds similarities between a famous cartoon character and a child; This Modern World fills in a citizen regarding the last month's insanity; Re...

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Know Your Neighbors: Meet Pam Cole, a Local Teacher and Award-Winning Actress Whose Happy Nature Is Infectious

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Pam Cole, a Local Teacher and Award-Winning Actress Whose Happy Nature Is Infectious

Wednesday, October 18, 2017  |  Anita Rufus

Pamela Kershaw Cole is one of those rare people who always seem to be in a good mood. Every encounter I have with her leaves me smiling.

One of the reasons for her infectious mood is her husband, Chet. “He first asked me (to marry him) when I was only 44,” says Cole with a laugh, “but I thought I was...

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Ask a Mexican: My Biological Father Was Mexican. What Does This Mean?

Ask a Mexican: My Biological Father Was Mexican. What Does This Mean?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Note: The Mexican has been deported from his job at his home paper, the OC Weekly , because he didn’t want to lay off half his staff, so we’re re-running a column from a few years ago.

Like any good Mexican, he'll return next week with some news. In the meanwhile, enjoy a bacanora for him, porfas !

Dear M...

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Community Voices: Statues Marking the History of the West Aren't Without Legitimate Controversy

Community Voices: Statues Marking the History of the West Aren't Without Legitimate Controversy

Thursday, October 12, 2017  |  Andy Gulliford, High Country News

It has happened again. Near Española, N.M., the monumental statue of Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Oñate has been attacked.

Though Oñate rides his horse behind a tall metal fence, someone painted his booted right foot blood red and spray-painted “Remember 1680” on a nearby wall.

In the culturally d...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Oct. 12, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Oct. 12, 2017!

Thursday, October 12, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's fall-tinged weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson looks behind the conspiracy theories; The K Chronicles takes a survey; This Modern World talks to a gun nut; Apoca Clips listens in as Trumpy and Pence talk strategy; and Red Meat gets ready for bed.

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Ask a Mexican: Is Racism Keeping Tom Flores Out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Ask a Mexican: Is Racism Keeping Tom Flores Out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: I’m very bothered by the fact that football player/coach Tom Flores is not in the Hall of Fame.

I could go on and on as to why Mr. Flores should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but I will provide you and your readers with only three incontrovertible facts. First, Tom Flores coached...

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