Decolonizing Our Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Get to know the actual history of the Battle of Puebla and traditions to celebrate an Indigenous win

Dancers with Ballet Folklorico Baile Caliente perform on the Fiesta Colorado Folkorico Stage in Denver for the Cinco de Mayo celebrations. (Photo By Helen H. Richardson/ The Denver Post)

As the vaccine rollout continues and Americans begin to poke their heads out of their homes and tiptoe back to socializing, it’s only natural to want to celebrate. And with Cinco de Mayo approaching, some might see it as an…