Last night, The Daily Show's Al Madrigal went to Tucson to cover TUSD's Mexican American Studies ban.
Just two words: THANK YOU. Why would Michael Hicks even think that making a Daily Show appearance would be good for him? It wasn't. And now more of the country knows about what is going on in TUSD.
[…] night on The Daily Show, Al Madrigal did a segment on Tucson's ban of Mexican American Studies program. In the segment, TUSD school board member Michael Hicks shared his thoughts about education and the […]
[…] After a stunning and strange Daily Show interview with Al Madrigal, Tucson Unified School District school board member Michael Hicks reportedly responded via a Facebook post that was shared by Wenona Benally Baldenegro, who is running for Congress in Tucson. This is what Baldenegro posted on her personal Facebook page from a post that Hicks posted on his Facebook: […]
[…] School District school board member Michael Hicks regarding his appearance with Al Madrigal on last night's The Daily Show, which covered the recent controversy surrounding the ban on Mexican American Studies in […]
[…] response to last night's The Daily Show segment, where Tucson Unified School District board member Michael Hicks offered some rather bizarre […]
[…] Looks like the reaction to The Daily Show appearance from Tucson Unified School District school board member Michael Hicks has started to take a life of its own, as several Arizona outlets have begun to cover the reaction to what was a bizarre and perplexing appearance by Hicks and his explanation as to why TUSD decided to …. […]
[…] Wednesday, Tucson Unified School District school board member Michael Hicks, who is facing a backlash for his appearance on The Daily Show this week and his views on the district's ban on Mexican American Studies, gave a radio interview to […]
[…] Last week the US Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights filed a complaint against the governing board of the Tucson Unified School District, the latest in a series of events that continue to gain national attention, from book bans to Daily Show appearances of TUSD board members. […]
[…] week, the Tucson Unified School District, which gained national attention when TUSD school board member Michael Hicks appeared on "The Daily Sh… to discuss why the board had decided to suspend the district's Mexican American Studies […]
[…] women (like Juana Briones) in the U.S., and speak out against states that try to ban this important topic from public […]