Connecting the Dots: Trumps Anti-Mexican/Latino Sentiment

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

AB 2772 (Medina) Ethnic Studies Bill Moves Forward in California

AB 2772 (Medina) Ethnic Studies Bill Moves Forward in California The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez #ethnicstudiesforall Today AB 2772 passed the Senate Education Committee and will now move forward to Appropriations, a vote by the Senate and if passed, the Governors signature. The movement to make Ethnic Studies a graduation requirement in K-12… Continue reading AB 2772 (Medina) Ethnic Studies Bill Moves Forward in California

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