Librotraficantes smuggle books into Tucson, Arizona

After the Arizona Legislature and Governor Jan Brewer passed HB2281, the Tucson Unified School District voted to ban the Mexican American Studies (MAS) program, in a 4-1 vote.  The successful MAS program was dissolved and books were removed from classrooms. March 16, 2012, a caravan of Librotraficantes (book traffickers) came to Tucson, Arizona.  These librotraficantes were made up […]

VIDEO: Fight for Ethnic Studies- Images from TUSD May 3

This is a short collection of video images from Tuesday night at the TUSD Board meeting. There’s a dynamic history of context about the ethnic studies fight I wish I could share now, but it’s the crack a dawn so i’ll have to save a more robust edit of this struggle later. However, after last […]

3rd Annual Brunch Just Art: Celebrating Artists and Social Justice

Join us May 15  in honoring David Tineo.  Hear him speak about his work and see a sneak peek of Solo Tineo the new documentary about his life and work directed by Angela Soto. May 15, 2011 10:30 am  – 12:30 pm El Parador Restaurant 2744 E. Broadway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85716 $35 per person […]