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Tucson Book Ban

The Gloria Anzaldua Under Ground Library

Tony_Diaz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

If there is anything we learn as writers and activists from Mexican American literary icon Gloria Anzaldúa's ground breaking book Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, it is to get mad at injustices and do something about it.

Let Us Now Praise What's Right With Arizona: Nationally Celebrated Tucson Educator Sean Arce

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.18.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

In the footsteps of legendary Tucson Mayor Estevan Ochoa, who also fought against a hairbrained legislature to bring public education into Arizona, Arce has emerged as one of the most beloved leaders in the state today.

Teaching Tucson: More National Groups Demand Release of Detained Books, As Teachers Adopt Banned Mexican American Studies

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

Hundreds of schools launched a historic teach-in movement today to incorporate lesson plans from the banished Mexican American Studies program in Tucson in their own classrooms.

Breaking: The "Madness" of the Tucson Book Ban: Interview With Mexican American Studies Teacher Curtis Acosta on The Tempest

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

Scholars and educators from across the country have hailed Tucson's MAS program as "the nation's most innovative and successful academic and instructional program in Ethnic Studies at the secondary school level."