Mexican-Americans torn about Cinco de Mayo in Trump era

Posted May 06, 2017

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.

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Gov. Mike Huckabee's Cinco de Mayo tweet has been slammed online for cartoonishly tone-deaf stereotypes about Mexicans and Speedy Gonzales.

Palenque's barbacoa tacos consist of spiced, braised beef topped with cilantro and onions in a corn tortilla.

Then samba over to Baia Bay Ridge (8402 Third 84th Street), which starts its Cinco de Mayo fest at 5 pm.

Palenque Fresh Mexican Cuisine is located at 4736 Wyandotte St. Windsor. Even if Mexico doesn't recognize Cinco de Mayo too heavily, they certainly recognize the boon the American holiday has on the avocado business.

Don't pretend you're celebrating a culture when you're also a hateful prick who supports Trumpelstilskin and wants a border wall built.

But, like Jimenez-Gutierrez, Ramirez-Arellano would never be acknowledging - let alone celebrating - Cinco de Mayo if it weren't for her restaurant.

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Drink, be merry and celebrate the handsome Mexican culture.

Contrary to popular belief, the holiday is not Mexico's Independence Day which is September 16. Young brightly dressed dancers clicked their heels and twirled their skirts as they swayed in Cinco de Mayo celebration.

No, it's not Mexican Independence Day, so don't be one of those people who gets confused.

Plenty of liberals used Twitter to express not only their satisfaction that Trump won't be celebrating the holiday, but their wish that any and all Trump supporters follow suit.

In 2015, Cuban American advertising executive Michael Calienes came up with the hashtag #CincoDeFallo, or "Cinco de Fail", to call out companies on social media that completely missed the mark.

GETTYCinco de Mayo is celebrated in the United States with parades and dancersWhat is Cinco de Mayo?

"Other countries around the world are adopting Cinco de Mayo to celebrate the Mexican culture, so thank you, the U.S.", Hernández Guerrero said with a laugh. And on Cinco de Mayo, Americans eat over 80 million pounds of avocado. Here are some great avocado recipes for cinco-de-mayo.