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Judge Rules Arizona Anti-Mexican Studies Ban Unconstitutional

December 28, 2017 

U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima ruled that a 2010 Arizona law banning the teaching of Mexican-American studies in schools in unconstitutional. The reason? Because it is clearly racially motivated. I mean…why else would you prohibit teaching people, many of whom are of Mexican descent, about the history of Mexican-Americans. Tashima said in his decision….


Yup, Trump Is Totally Going To Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

August 23, 2017 

We reported last week that it was largely speculated that president Donald Trump was going to pardon disgraced Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio. Well, last night at his Nuremberg-like rally in Phoenix, Trump all but said he was going to do just that. It was largely speculated that Trump would pardon him while in Arizona. He….


Judge Blocks Arizona’s Anti-Immigration License Policy

July 08, 2014 

In a small step to changing Arizona’s draconian anti-immigration laws, a judge said it was unconstitutional for Arizona to deny driver’s licenses to recent immigrants. Arizona Jan Brewer had advocated a law that would have blocked recent and undocumented young people from obtaining a license or accessing certain services. This in spite of the fact….


Republican Congressional Candidate Changes His Name To Cesar Chavez

June 03, 2014 

Failed Arizona congressional GOP candidate Scott Fistler has come up with a new idea to win when he runs for the House of Representatives: He changed his name to Cesar Chavez. Like, the famous labor leader and human rights activist Cesar Chavez. Mind you, Fistler isn’t Latino but the 7th congressional district he’s running for….


This Week On Being Latino: First Dates And Jan Brewer

April 08, 2011 

Being Latino, the largest Latino community on Facebook, is a communication platform designed to educate and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. They also have a fascinating online magazine. Every week, we’ll be featuring several stories we feel you should read. Today our selection of stories from our buddies at Being Latino are….