Mexican-American History Books Approved by Arizona Are Not Authored by Latinos

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The controversial Arizona city ban on Mexican American studies curriculum has garnered even more controversy, now that the approved replacement curriculum includes no Latino-authored books.

The Tucson Unified School District voted 3 to 2 to approve books for the "culturally relevant" courses mandated by a federal judge in an ongoing desegregation case, reports the Huffington Post. The section, now labeled "U.S. History -- Mexican American Culturally Relevant Viewpoint" is missing one big element: Mexican-American authors.

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