From Mob Violence to Saturation Patrols: The History of Anti-Mexican Violence in Arizona and the Rise of Sheriff Arpaio

From Mob Violence to Saturation Patrols: The History of Anti-Mexican Violence in Arizona and the Rise of Sheriff Arpaio By Irene Sanchez The Southwest Political Report Nativism. Last semester the students I see daily asked what nativism is and what it isn’t. They now understand it as a particular type of racism that is anti-immigrant, labeling… Continue reading From Mob Violence to Saturation Patrols: The History of Anti-Mexican Violence in Arizona and the Rise of Sheriff Arpaio

November 25th: International Day to End Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

By: Irene Sanchez The Southwest Political Report November 25, 1960 This was the day the Mirabal sisters-Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa-were brutally murdered in the Dominican Republic after they fought against the dictator-U.S. installed and supported dictator-Rafael Trujillo. The Mirabal sisters, also known as “Las Mariposas”, story was depicted in the book, In the Time… Continue reading November 25th: International Day to End Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence