Combating Anti-History

Feb 9, 2023
3:45 PM

In this file photo from May 9, 2011, Carlos Galindo protests outside the Arizona Department of Education in Phoenix. In 2017, a federal judge in Tucson, Arizona ruled that an ethnic studies ban in Arizona that shuttered a popular Mexican-American program was enacted with racial discrimination. The 2010 law dismantled the Tucson Unified School District program, launching months of protests by students and parents who said it enriched school performance. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

As the fight for African American studies continues in Florida, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Sean Arce, co-founder of the Mexican American Raza Studies Program in Tucson, to draw parallels between the current battle and Arizona’s ethnic studies battle over a decade ago.