Defining Ourselves: In Times of Increased White Supremacist Violence Trump’s Former Education Advisor Attacks Ethnic Studies in California

Defining Ourselves: In Times of Increased White Supremacist Violence Trump's Former Education Advisor Attacks Ethnic Studies in California By Irene Sanchez The fight for Ethnic Studies continues in California and its’ latest attack has come in the form of a poorly written Op-Ed with only one citation from a man who formerly served as the … Continue reading Defining Ourselves: In Times of Increased White Supremacist Violence Trump’s Former Education Advisor Attacks Ethnic Studies in California

You Can’t Call it What it is if You Don’t Know History: Anti-Mexican Violence in the Southwest

You Can’t Call it What it is if You Don’t Know History: Anti-Mexican Violence in the Southwest By Irene Sanchez There was a massacre yesterday in El Paso, Texas. There was a shooting motivated by hate in Gilroy, California last week.  They were both motivated by Anti-Mexican sentiment which has been present in the U.S. … Continue reading You Can’t Call it What it is if You Don’t Know History: Anti-Mexican Violence in the Southwest

Protests, Movement, and Memory: The Chicano Moratorium

Protests, Movement, and Memory: The Chicano Moratorium By Irene Sanchez Xicana Ph.D Originally published on The Southwest Political Report August 29, 2018 Protests have been used to challenge injustice in society. The freedom to peacefully assemble is part of the first amendment rights of the U.S. constitution. Time and time again these so-called guaranteed rights … Continue reading Protests, Movement, and Memory: The Chicano Moratorium