On the news today, I learned that a school in California has banned the wearing of T-shirts that display the American flag during Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday, commemorating the defeat of French forces by the Mexicans in the ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mansfield News Journal
I found myself surprised in response to Eugene Volokh's March 3 op-ed about the 1969 Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court ruling and students being asked to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo. Why are American students ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Indianapolis Star
Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a regional holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of Mexico. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín.
The Battle was significant for at least... Full
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