"And the Anglos would laugh at us and call us dirty Mexicans"
This would imply how Mexicans are seen as: stupid, dirty, lazy, etc.
Voice of the poem
The son has not experienced discrimination as his mother did
The word Mexican
The word Mexican said in the right tone had the same context as the word "nigger"
John F. Kennedy
first Catholic president; special place for mexicans; Kennedy and Jesus up on the wall next to each other
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