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Librotraficante

Candidates Explain Positions On Mexican American Studies

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.27.2012 | Latino Voices

When the Librotraficante Caravan barreled toward Tucson, Arizona, last March to protest the suspension of the school district’s controversial Mexica...

VL Field Organizer Joins the Librotraficante Caravan in Arizona

Voto Latino | Posted 05.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

The room was filled with veteran Chicanos, authors, activistas, filmmakers, artists, and reporters who gathered to meet the students that literally had their school books pried away from them during class

Librotaficante Visits Immigration Ground Zero Sparking Another Chicano Movement

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 05.21.2012 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Mexican-Americans and Chicanos are tired of perceived anti-Latino laws here in the Southwest and it is time for us to give political covering to school officials and politicians who do not perceive Mexican-Americans and our growth rate as a threat.

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? Librotraficantes Pay Arizona A Visit

Paula Beltrán | Posted 05.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Paula Beltrán

The Houston-based book trafficking caravaneros have been on the road since Monday. This weekend, librotraficantes from the Southwest and beyond will "smuggle" "wet-books" into Arizona.

Banned in Tucson

Emily Lutenski | Posted 08.03.2012 | Education
Emily Lutenski

As the fate of Tucson's MAS program lies within the slowly grinding gears of the court system, the protest-performance of the librotraficantes -- their call for direct action -- deserves the support of all who believe in justice.

Request To Reinstate Mexican American Studies Program Denied

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 03.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Back in January hundreds of students walked out to the streets of downtown Tucson to protest against the cancellation of the Mexican American Studies ...

Underground Libraries Offer Access To Allegedly Banned Books

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 02.23.2012 | Latino Voices

An 'underground library' movement is starting to develop in Houston, San Antonio, Albuquerque and Tucson as part of the 'Librotraficante Caravan' , a...

The Librotraficante Behind the Movement to Smuggle "Wetbooks" Back Into Arizona

Paula Beltrán | Posted 04.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Paula Beltrán

Diaz is behind theLibrotraficante movement, arguably the most creative of responses to the Tucson's School District's controversial decision.

Books Allegedly Banned From High School Being Smuggled Back To Arizona

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 02.02.2012 | Latino Voices

A caravan of cars, full of activists and writers will be heading soon from Houston, Texas, to Tucson, Arizona. It's cargo: books that were alleged...