Tag Archives: Mexican Americans

Autism and “being the other”

In a poignant article about his life as an “other,” Arturo Madrid talks about growing up in a small village in New Mexico, going on to graduate school at UCLA, and then teaching at Dartmouth College.  As a Mexican-American, he … Continue reading

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White Students Need Ethnic Studies Just as Much, if Not More: Part One

Against the backdrop of the heated debate on immigration, Jan Brewer, the Governor of Arizona signed the Ethnic Studies Ban in 2010 (HB 2281).  In essence, the ban stipulates that classes on Mexican-Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities will … Continue reading

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