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 | 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.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/13/2011 - 15:30
Growing up in Tucson, the son of a Mexican mom and a Mexican American dad, Daniel Hernandez wanted to be a doctor, someone who helps people in dire need. By the time he’d been bitten by the politics bug and joined Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ campaign, he had no idea that the nursing assistant training course he’d taken in high school would come into play in the most dramatic way imaginable. Hernandez, of course, ran through gunfire to get to Giffords and helped Giffords survive those critical first moments before ambulances arrived.