By Raquel Reichard | 05/12/2016 - 15:34
This isn’t the textbook Texas activists had in mind when they were calling for more literature on Mexican-American history.
By Samantha Leal | 08/29/2013 - 11:04
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.
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2013 - 11:33
Eva Longoria isn't one to hold back. As Arizona state legislature continues to prohibit the Mexican American studies curriculum, the Mexican-American actress and activist made her stance known after moderating a panel on the Latino vote at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists conference.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 14:25
Well, this is surely disappointing, chicas. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has decided to veto $1.5 million in funding that would have expanded the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas.
According to the Huffington Post, the veto dashed hopes for those who want to develop the center into a full-fledged academic department.
By Samantha Leal | 11/14/2012 - 15:04
Suspended Mexican American studies courses that were eliminated from classrooms earlier this year by the Tucson Unified School District in Arizona could be reinstated (and even expanded!) by a new pact. The pact would bring closure to a 1974 lawsuit over racial segregation in Arizona's public schools, reports Fox News Latino.