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by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 198 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 05:00 PM PST with 95 Recommends
Last night I attended this event, a benefit for The Indigenous Alliance Without Borders. In a time when voices are being silenced, especially here in Arizona, especially in the Tucson Unified ...
by cosmic debris
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 27, 2012 at 08:58 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Light sifted in beams through the slits of the blinds, filtering in from outside in cuts of yellow hue that cast themselves out onto white tile floor, a low rumbling moving the glass window with a ...
by DAISHI
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 02:14 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Look. America cannot make the best of the 21st century and reach whatever potential might be there to reach by 2100 unless as a country, we learn to face reality. We have issues. The business of ...
by Stuart Heady
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 08:27 AM PST with 23 Recommends
By Salomon Baldenegro Estimadas/os: First, let’s get the media-driven nonsense out of the way: “Ethnic Studies” was not dismantled in the Tucson Unified School District. Mexican ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 16, 2012 at 01:17 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Bigotry against Mexican Americans has a long history. I found this article by Ken Rodriguez very informative given the fact that I spent much of my adult life abroad. This is the world I was born ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Nov 20, 2010 at 08:07 AM PST with 17 Recommends
By Lee Cokorinos Pat Buchanan: the amiable fascist for all seasons. Prominent leaders of ...
by raccoondog
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2007 at 04:05 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Associate Editor Pia Lopez of the Sacramento BEE wrote an interesting essay, “Can we find common ground on schools?” on the ideas of Diane Ravitch in the Bee this morning- except for one ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 28, 2012 at 08:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
As you may already know, Mexican-Americans make up almost 70% of the entire Latino population pie. We are the bulk of the "Latino" group -- and as such ... Mexican Americans ought to take a deeper ...
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 03:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
this diary is reposted from 2910. But hey why not! After all I am a Latina Blogger!! Bigotry against Mexican Americans has a long history. Nevertheless I am grateful to be in this country and I ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 06:13 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Well I will start right away and say I am a supporter of Hillary, but coming from a non union state, I didn't go on "strike" because that is not what I am about. There has been great use of a ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2008 at 09:02 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The Sacramento City school district is poised to close seven elementary schools, disproportionately hurting students in low-income and predominantly minority neighborhoods. In response, twelve ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 08:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Death and Life of the Great American School System Educational historian Diane Ravitch will make a presentation in Sacramento on Jan. 20, 2012 sponsored by local CTA affiliates- that is good. ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 09:49 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The morning Sacramento Bee paper includes an article by Jim Sanders entitled in the print edition, Schools’ history books are so 1998. Good article. Actually, the books are more like 1986. ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 20, 2011 at 12:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Well I live to write another hastily written diary with bad grammer and mispellings. But still, I wuz listening to CSPAN and reading my bloggies. When I looked up to see the name of the person ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2008 at 06:43 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
We are glad to see Republicans like Rep. John Boehner speak out against Rep. Don Young — a Republican of Alaska who used the defamatory term “wetback” recently on a radio show program. However,
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 01:48 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
After 10 long years of Mexican-Americans and Latinos fighting for comprehensive legal immigration reform because they do not benefit from Cuban amnesty, we are now hearing Cuban-American Sen. Marco ...
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 1 Recommend