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


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Eva Longoria at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Installation
Eva Longoria Slams Ban on Mexican American Studies, Calls It 'Criminal'
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. 


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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Vetoes Funding for Mexican American Studies Center
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Vetoes Funding for Mexican American Studies Center
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.


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Suspended Mexican American Studies Classes Could be Restored in Arizona
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.


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Mexican American Studies Books Banned in Arizona
By Samantha Leal | 10/09/2012 - 15:00

Seven books that were a part of a controversial Mexican American Studies program are not allowed to be taught in classrooms in Tucscon, reports the Huffington Post


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