Tucson M(eat) Yourself 2013: Feed your brain with Ethnic Studies forum


“Why Does Ethnic Studies Matter for Western History?”

Saturday, October 12, 2pm
Community Matters Stage, Tucson Meet Yourself Festival

Let’s think and talk together about today’s fraught political issues in their historical contexts. This event will bring together prominent scholars to address the relevance of Ethnic Studies for understanding the history of the western United States, and the United States overall. There will be an opportunity to connect past and present in small group discussions.

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VIDEO: Why does Foster side with Stegeman and against Latino community on vote to kill MAS in TUSD?

The video above contains remarks made by Democratic school board candidates Kristel Foster and Mark Stegeman at the August 2012 TUSD regular board meeting justifying why they would have voted to kill MAS on January 10th, 2012.

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Sunday evening Encuentro: History and Impact of Desegregation Case on TUSD by Sylvia Campoy

For a glimpse of how Mexican American Studies is federally protected, and thus WILL be brought back after the Special Master undoes the racist damage the TUSD board complied with, check out the short video below.

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VIDEO: The most dangerous man in Tucson calls out the racism of the TUSD board and Pedicone

 

The most dangerous man in Tucson. Photo by Chris Summitt.

TUSD finds itself in a troubling spot.

It complied with a racist attack on Latinos, and now is trying to find a way out, but not really.

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Listen to Curtis Acosta’s speech at DGT regarding MAS

David Safier captured audio of Curtis Acosta’s speech regarding Mexican American Studies at the Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon:

The result was a beautifully written and spoken presentation geared to people who don’t have in-depth knowledge about MAS or its recent struggles.

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