There is a Time AND a Place: Things Political Candidates Should NOT Do in Los Angeles or Anywhere Else

There is a Time AND a Place: Things Political Candidates Should NOT Do in Los Angeles or Anywhere Else By Irene Sanchez  Do NOT have THAT conversation or meeting in an established restaurant (especially a Mexican restaurant) or any other established gathering place. Do NOT assume someone isn’t listening. Someone always is. Do NOT talk … Continue reading There is a Time AND a Place: Things Political Candidates Should NOT Do in Los Angeles or Anywhere Else

The Real American Dirt: How Targeting Mexicans Led to Banned Chicano/Latino Books and Classes

The Real American Dirt: How Targeting Mexicans Led to Banned Chicano/Latino Books and Classes By Irene Sanchez Xicana Ph.D. The most recent discussion on NPR surrounding the novel American Dirt featuring Myriam Gurba- the Chicana author who was the first to critique the book, author Luis Alberto Urrea, author Sandra Cisneros and author of American … Continue reading The Real American Dirt: How Targeting Mexicans Led to Banned Chicano/Latino Books and Classes