One Year Later: Justice for John Hernandez The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez June 5, 2018 It has been a little over a year since John Hernandez was killed by Terry Thompson and Harris County Sheriff Shauna Thompson in a parking lot outside a Dennys in Texas. Hernandez of Mexican decent was killed in… Continue reading One Year Later: Justice for John Hernandez
Rubidoux Resist! A Year Later The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez A year after the Rubidoux High School Walkouts in 2017, there is still much work to be done? Many years after walkouts I experienced for myself during the time of Prop 187 as a student in Jurupa Unified School District, I ask what… Continue reading Rubidoux Resist! A Year Later.
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
When they go right leave them LEFT By: Contributing Author Amoja Sumler The Southwest Political Report When they go right leave them LEFT It’s not a new phenomenon. The baddies on the right have officially registered Mephistopheles as their candidate and we know it is our obligation to fight off this great evil. No… Continue reading When they go right leave them LEFT