Racism is Not a Distraction Matt Sedillo The Southwest Political Report 1/5/2019 Racist New York editor Will Shortz considers outrage over the word "Beaner" appearing in the New York Times Crossword Puzzle "a distraction," from an otherwise, "very fine puzzle." In typical fashion of racists everywhere racist Will Shortz finds room in his… Continue reading Racism is not a Distraction
Connecting the Dots: Trump's Anti-Mexican/Latino Sentiment By: Irene Sanchez The Southwest Political Report Today Trump released a political ad on Twitter yet he is not the first to use political ads to invoke fear of this particular group. While many news outlets and journalists will undoubtedly attempt to draw a line in history to trace… Continue reading Connecting the Dots: Trumps Anti-Mexican/Latino Sentiment
The Executive Order of White Supremacy or What You Don’t Know Can Kill You: Operation Wetback, the Bracero Program and the Mexican Repatriation Act, Why History Matters By Matt Sedillo The Southwest Political Report 10/30/2018 “I don’t think they have American citizenship, and if you speak to some very, very good lawyers — some… Continue reading The Executive Order of White Supremacy or What You Don’t Know Can Kill You: Operation Wetback, the Bracero Program and the Mexican Repatriation Act, Why History Matters
Memory continues to live in us generations later. Some memories we inherit. Some memories shape and mold us into the people we need to become. Memory reminds us we are made of fire and the fire of memory urges us to keep moving forward, to teach the truth, to continue to work for social justice, and never ever forget the sacrifices that were made for us by previous generations.