AB 331 (Medina) HS Ethnic Studies Bill Passes in CA Assembly

AB 331 (Medina) HS Ethnic Studies Bill Passes in CA AssemblyBy Irene Sanchez (Originally published on http://www.xicanaphd.com ) On May 23, 2019, AB 331 (Medina) was passed by the CA state assembly with a 60-6 vote and will move on for a Senate vote to finally make Ethnic Studies a high school graduation requirement in… Continue reading AB 331 (Medina) HS Ethnic Studies Bill Passes in CA Assembly

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Why we still need Chicanx/Latinx Studies

Why we still need Chicanx/Latinx Studies By Irene Sanchez The Southwest Political Report (Originally posted on http://www.xicanaphd.com ) A student last year in my Latinx Studies class wrote, "If I am not myself, who will I be?" I asked myself when I read it: Who would I be? Would I be bowed head, eyes lowered,… Continue reading Why we still need Chicanx/Latinx Studies

AB331: The Move for an Ethnic Studies High School Graduation Requirement in CA Begins Again

AB 331 (Medina): The Move for an Ethnic Studies High School Graduation Requirement in CA Begins Again By Irene Sanchez On January 31, 2019, Assemblymember Jose Medina of Riverside, introduced legislation to make Ethnic Studies a graduation requirement in the State of California again. Medina is a former high school teacher and long time advocate… Continue reading AB331: The Move for an Ethnic Studies High School Graduation Requirement in CA Begins Again

From Tom Brokaw to Samuel P. Huntington: Assimilation Politics is White Supremacy

From Tom Brokaw to Samuel P. Huntington: Assimilation Politics is White Supremacy By Irene Sanchez The Southwest Political Report Tom Brokaw, acclaimed journalist went on Meet the Press Sunday January 27, 2019 to discuss border politics. During this discussion Brokaw said a few things that were disturbing including the fact that he thinks “Hispanics” need… Continue reading From Tom Brokaw to Samuel P. Huntington: Assimilation Politics is White Supremacy