Skip to content

“History is probative”

June 20, 2008
tags:

These are recent excerpts of Professor Rodolfo F. Acuña addressing Arizona’s proposed Senate Bill 1108 that would make it legal for the government to confiscate books (Occupied America included), and shut down Chicano studies and groups on Arizona campuses.
Occupied America earned Professor Acuña the Gustavus Myers Award for Outstanding Book on Race Relations in North America.

Frankly, people like (Rep. Russell) Pearce relish in the portrayal of Mexican Americans as gang members rather than university graduates because they can step on us… history will unfortunately judge Arizonians who do not speak out.”

…it’s something that’s been happening in California for some time. It’s a combination of people telling lies about groups like MEChA, the Chicano student group, and also your xenophobia.

https://i0.wp.com/images.barnesandnoble.com/images/18510000/18510767.JPG

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: