Members of the band walk through the streets of LA.

Video: Las Cafeteras’ “If I Was President”

Our favorite feminist Chicanx/Latinx band is back with another video, this time criticizing our new administration and its attacks on marginalized people. In “If I Was President,” the band imagines what would happen if brown folks, low-income communities, women, or immigrants had control of our country’s destiny. 

They would “take from the rich, give to the poor,” free black and brown kids from prison, and invest in free education and public transportation. The chorus of the video (“Me gusta la lima, me gusta limón, pero no me gusta tanta corrupción”) expresses the sentiment felt across the country that in the age of Trump, we must fight corruption which makes the rich richer and steals from marginalized communities.

Watch the video below, and be sure to read some of our past coverage of Las Cafeteras’ videos on women, land and power, and check out their new album!

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Juliana is a digital storyteller for social change. As a writer at Feministing since 2013, her work has focused on women's movements throughout the Americas for environmental justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice. In addition to her writing, Juliana is a Senior Campaigner at, where she works to close the gap between the powerful and everyone else by supporting people from across the country to launch, escalate and win their campaigns for justice.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and campaigner based in the Bay Area.

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