Most holidays have roots in religion, history or both. Too often, some of them have become little more than excuses to party. The Cinco De Mayo history is often misunderstood in the Southwest and Southern California as well as throughout America.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a California high school's right to tell students they must refrain from wearing T-shirts with the American flag displayed on them, saying the students' civil rights were not violated.