The annual all-day concert and street fair known as "the Farce of July",
(which is sponsored by the Aztlan Underground to uphold its claim that the
Southwest portion of the country was stolen from Mexicans and Mexican Americans
by Yankee colonialists), was held on Cesar Chavez Avenue in East Los Angeles (the heart of the barrio) this July Fourth.
Members of the Aztlan Movement and La Raza who seek to annex California,
Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and southern Colorado into a new nation called Republica del Norte, “the Republic of the North.”
The creation of a “Hispanic Homeland,” Charles Truxillo, professor, University
of New Mexico, maintains, is “an inevitability” that should be brought into being “by any means
But the “reconquista” won’t end with territorial occupation and secession.
The final plan for the La Raza movement includes the ethnic cleansing of
Americans of European, African, and Asian descent out of “Aztlan.”
Miguel Perez, a La Raza spokesman at Cal State-Northridge, says,
“The ultimate ideology is the liberation of Aztlan. Communism would be closest
[to it]. Once Aztlan is established, ethnic cleansing would commence: Non-Chicanos would
have to be expelled — opposition groups would be quashed because you have to
The plans of La Raza and the Aztlan Movement may not raise concern in some
circles, but those of us with an eye on the true potential danger of these organizations
are behind those of you that will face that danger.