Twitter conversations surrounding Cinco de Mayo ran the full gamut, from fun runs to themed parties to reminders about the holiday's cultural relevance. The collection below is just a small biopsy of the conversational stream.
What's Cinco de Mayo really about?: The Mexican holiday's link to slavery, Black civil rights. huff.to/Jf58GH— BlackVoices (@blackvoices) May 2, 2012
Cinco De Mayo Aka. Cinco De Drunko— iâ„’â„´Ñµâ„¯ LaReina(@iLoveLaReina) May 2, 2012
Are you ready to celebrate Cinco De Mayo??We still have party goods, serapes, and sombreros left.— Halloween Club (@HalloweenClub) May 2, 2012
Organizers call it "the coolest Spring race in town." Maybe. The Cinco de Mayo run IS a lot of fun ow.ly/aDHXm— KPNW Health Ed(@HealthyLivingNW) May 2, 2012
Good things come to tweeps who find their beach this Cinco de Mayo. #CincoCorona— Corona (@Corona) May 3, 2012
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with Red Raider Softball - Saturday at 1pm at Rocky Johnson Field -> Check out this yfrog.com/ny27jngj— Texas Tech Athletics (@TechAthletics) May 3, 2012
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