Monday, September 29th, 2014

Inaction Spurs New Immigrant Sanctuary Movement

*The fact that the President won’t move on the immigration issue doesn’t mean that the issue isn’t moving. Inaction isn’t an immigrant trait, neither is it an option for immigrant advocates. VL By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer Because of the government’s failure to reform immigration laws, faith leaders said in a press

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Tucson’s Mexican American Studies Program Is Revived

By Griselda Nevárez, Voxxi Alfonso Chavez was a senior at Tucson High School when the Arizona State Legislature passed in 2010 a law banning the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools.  “I remember that exact day,”...

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

A Video Report Of The Librotraficante Banned Book Caravan

By Tia Tenopia In 2011, the Arizona State Legislature passed HB 2281, a law which prohibits schools from offering courses at any grade level that advocate ethnic solidarity, promote overthrow of the US government, or cater to...

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Tucson Book Ban Is Just More Anti-Latino Rhetoric

By Richard G. Santos The State of Arizona has been foremost in anti-Mexican American legislation, ordinances and rhetoric in recent years. National boycotts and the U.S. Department of Justice and even the U.S. Supreme Court have failed...

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

NewsTaco Weekly Roundup: Jan. 9-15, 2012

Hi there, this week I wanted to point out that NewsTaco snagged the only exclusive interview with @MexicanMitt, a character mocking the presidential candidate on Twitter. That’s my top pick this week, although we had a bunch...

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Arizona Protests Begin Ahead Of Ethnic Studies Ruling

In a few weeks Arizona Schools Superintendent John Huppenthal will issue a ruling on whether or not Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican-American Studies program is in violation of state law. Recently we wrote about a student protest...