In what is reportedly the biggest settlement of its kind, the government on Tuesday agreed to pay $350,000 in a civil lawsuit filed by 11 Latino immigrants that were involved in a series of immigration raids in New Haven, Conn., in 2007.
“The Tucson Unified School District, after voting to ban Mexican American Studies, went into the classrooms and took books away from young people, books that the state, in its hateful law, has deemed unacceptable.”
You know one thing I’ve always loved? Are books, because no matter where they are written, once they form a fan base, they spread. Thousands upon thousands of people begin to love these books such as Twilight, Hunger Games, Harry Potter, or even classics. It sort of brings us all together, which is nice for a change.
In 1982, Carlos Tortolero organized a group of fellow educators and founded the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, which opened its doors in 1987. The goal was to establish an arts and cultural organization committed to accessibility, education and social justice. T
Mission: To showcase the beauty and richness of Mexican culture by sponsoring events and presenting exhibitions that exemplify the majestic variety of visual and performing arts in the Mexican culture; to develop, conserve and preserve a significant permanent collection of Mexican art; to encourage the professional development of Mexican artists; and, to offer arts-education programs.
Today, the NMMA stands out as one of the most prominent first-voice institutions for Mexican art and culture in the United States. We are home to one of the country’s largest Mexican art collections, including more than 7,000 seminal pieces from ancient Mexico to the present.
As the only Latino museum accredited by American Association of Museums, they recognize their unique responsibility to present exhibitions of artistic and cultural value and to deliver high-quality education that demonstrates the breadth and depth of Mexican art, culture and history.
Okay, my followers. I came across this guy tweeting to my friend rude things, calling him derogatory terms. His whole profile is full of offensive material. Please go to his profile and Report him. Flag all his media, so twitter can remove him. This racism is illegal.
Go and report this scum! He hates anyone who is in an interracial relationship, mexican, etc. He has this Black Supremacist attitude, it’s sickening the way he goes and torments people. REPORT HIM! PASS THIS ALONG LATINOS!
The international group of self-described “hacktivists”, Anonymous, on Friday claimed responsibility for an attack on Alabama government and law enforcement computers in response to the state’s anti-illegal immigration law, HB 56, according to the local Fox News affiliate and others.
The only thing I’m worried about is that who decides when information is enough. I mean anyone claiming to be with these activists can take identities, sell this info to terrorists, etc. If they can hack into this databank, what makes you think terrorists can’t? It gives me an eerie feel. I love the idea of the people fighting back the unjust government, but who draws the line and who knows better.