Why “deferred action” isn’t enough

October 25, 2012 nyupressblog 2

—Michael A. Olivas Tens of thousands of undocumented students are making their way through college without federal financial support and with little state financial aid available—only to find that they cannot accept employment or enter

Reflections on NYU Press book banned in Arizona

October 10, 2012 nyupressblog 0

—Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic The rapid growth of populations of color, especially relatively young groups like Latinos, has created a number of conflicts over schools and schooling. In Arizona, a successful program of Mexican

Celebrate Banned Books Week!

October 1, 2012 nyupressblog 0

Banned Books Week kicked off yesterday, marking 30 years of “celebrating the freedom to read.” The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association (ALA) will be commemorating the 30th anniversary with their “50 State Salute to Banned Books Week” and a

Beyond El Barrio: A student’s response

July 9, 2012 nyupressblog 0

Alyshia Gálvez, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies at Lehman College, wrote to us recently to share a fascinating essay written by one of her students during her summer course, “Latinos in the

Obituary Bias

January 19, 2010 nyupressblog 0

José Ramón Sánchez , author of Boricua Power, wrote a great article a couple weeks ago about the NYTimes ignoring Latinos in its year-end round up of deaths. Read the full article at his blog.

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