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Librotraficante Mexican American Studies

Arizona Gets Schooled: Update on Ban of Mexican American Studies #MayaVsAZ

Tony_Diaz | Posted 08.12.2015 | Latino Voices

Discrimination is the only explanation for Arizona's banning of Mexican American Studies, threatening intellectual freedom for the entire nation. A federal appeals court suggested as much in their opinion on July 7, 2015.

Texas Teachers Aren't Waiting for Permission

Tony_Diaz | Posted 10.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Everything changes in a Texas minute. The same week in July that the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) sabotaged Ethnic Studies textbooks-saying they would be too expensive, Governor Rick Perry pledged $144 million to send the National Guard to the Texas border.

Do Republicans Hate Latinos?

Tony_Diaz | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Will the GOP stand on the sidelines as Falcon9 and other Arizona Republicans waste millions more in taxpayer money and gut the educational system, all the while offending, alienating and oppressing the largest growing segment of voters in the nation?

Keeping The Mexican American Studies Struggle Alive

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 02.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Having recently returned from Seattle where Librotraficante received the prestigious 2012 Downs Intellectual Freedom Award, group founder Tony Diaz re...

Librotraficante Awarded For Fighting Censorship

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Sometimes fighting the law will win you an award. The activist group known as “Librotraficante” -- Spanish for “book smuggler” -- won the ...