Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Disappointing News in the Latino Political Science World: F. Chris Garcia Arrested in Connection with Prostitution Ring

June 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In college, there were few Latino political scientists whose work I read. Like much of academia, Latino-Americans aren’t very well represented in the discipline. One Latino political scientist who I did read was F. Chris Garcia who went on to serve as the President of the University of New Mexico. He edited a popular book […]

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Tags: Books · Crime · Education

Arizona Does It Again — This Time Banning Ethnic Studies!

May 12th, 2010 · 28 Comments

The Grand Canyon state has done it again. Just weeks after passing the controversial SB 1070, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer today signed into law a bill that targets ethnic studies programs. The bill that Brewer signed today “prohibits classes that advocate ethnic solidarity, that are designed primarily for students of a particular race or that […]

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Tags: African-Americans · Books · diversity · Education · Latino History

Grabbing the nearest book – Los Republicanos by Leslie Sanchez

March 13th, 2008 · 14 Comments

A few weeks ago, XicanoPwr tagged me to open one of the books I was reading. I was specifically asked to look at page 123 and sentences on that page, but I thought I would start closer to the beginning of the book since I have a lot to say about the subject matter. I […]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · Books · GOP · GWB · Leslie Sanchez

A late book plug, The Latino Challenge to Black America by Earl Ofari Hutchinson

November 2nd, 2007 · 7 Comments

I was contacted by a representative of Earl Ofari Hutchinson, a social critic and activist, about mentioning his latest book, The Latino Challenge to Black America: Towards a Conversation Between African Americans and Hispanics. It is a quick read, but it provides a historical context for some of the obstacles that exist in trying to […]

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Tags: African-Americans · Books · Education · National Council of La Raza