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When your education is under attack, what do you do? Fight back! Tuesday night's rescheduled meeting of the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) Board was something of an ugly temporary win for ...
by AgavePup
Comment Count 133 comments on Thu May 05, 2011 at 11:24 AM PDT with 396 Recommends
I can't remember any students in my high school who wanted to learn something so bad that they hijacked a school board meeting. But as TucsonCitizen.com reported today, that's exactly what happened ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 05:30 PM PDT with 317 Recommends
by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Arizona lawmakers are considering two bills that would block undocumented immigrants’ access to education to an even greater degree ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 12:02 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
An Arizona state-legislature-approved ban (HB 2281) of the Ethnic Studies program in Tucson’s largest school district took effect on 12/31/10. What’s the big fuss? The new law ...
by revgerry
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Jan 19, 2011 at 07:46 AM PST with 48 Recommends
This is a first person piece, about the city I love, the first of three. This one deals with the history and culture of Tucson. To follow are a piece on the AZ Ban on Tucson’s Ethnic Studies ...
by revgerry
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 08:15 PM PST with 32 Recommends
by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The Tucson shooting that left Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) critically wounded and 6 others dead last Saturday wasn’t ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 12:46 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As long as the Federal government avoids enacting a comprehensive reform of the existing immigration system and dealing with an issue that is in their jurisdiction, restrictionists will ...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 07:49 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger It’s no secret that anti-immigrant activists have a penchant for targeting youth, the most ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 08:29 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
A new CNN study on children's racial attitudes provides proof that America has a long way to go to fight discrimination and stereotypes. The study found that young white children have strong ...
by David A Love
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 08:26 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Hello all this is my first diary post here on kos I'm a big fan of the site and a pretty diehard progressive. In any event with the passing of the Arizona Discrimination bill and abolishment of ...
by Allamr18
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 06:53 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Jokes apart, Arizona’s law, that makes it a crime to be undocumented and mandates that police officers stop and question someone based on how they look, seems to have unleashed a spate ...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 13, 2010 at 03:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There has been much written about the new law banning the teaching of Ethnic Studies in Arizona. This short diary is intended only to explain the "framing" technique being used by the AZholes who ...
by Empty Vessel
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed May 12, 2010 at 02:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
by Black Kos
Comment Count 419 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT with 99 Recommends
The Arizona legislature passed House bill 2281 on Thursday April 29th 2010 on a vote of 32 to 26. ...
by Brahman Colorado
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 03:57 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Apparently for the Arizona legislature, one racist bill every few months is insufficient. They are working overtime on the obnoxious factor. HB 2211 was passed last month which would make it "...
by KateG
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 08:46 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
I do not know if this has been diaried. However, the Arizona Crazies have banned Ethnic Studies in the State. The legislature approved this move, with a vote of 32-26! It is supposed to go to ...
by vmm918
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 07:29 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Help fight Ariz. bill to ban ethnic student groups like MEChA, Black Business Students Assoc. Multiculturalism is a basic American concept. We value the beliefs, traditions, ...
by ufw
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Apr 24, 2008 at 08:25 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I would have resigned myself to the usual afterglow of watching a night of enthralling, hard-hitting Basketball games under the wire in which six and seven footers collaspe at the end either from ...
by politicalceci
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Mar 23, 2008 at 12:08 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Let me tell you a few things. I am very glad that Senator Barack Obama had the guts to address issues of race in this country. It is far better than the canned and false sympathy-laden statements ...
by politicalceci
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2008 at 11:59 PM PDT with 4 Recommends