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
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.
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
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