Zetta Elliott continues…
Zetta is a definite pioneer when it comes to lecturing and writing about diverse issues and how these issues impact the literary community. That said, here’s part one of our discussion about the Trayvon Martin tragedy.
Matt de la Pena’s conclusion…
Here’s part two of my conversation with author Matt de la Pena regarding the Mexican American Studies Program being dropped from Tucson, Arizona schools. ]
The outrage over the suspended Mexican American Studies in Tucson, Arizona is getting students to take on the role of activists.
Over the weekend I caught up with author Matt de la Pena who provided me with some much needed information on the Mexican American Studies Program being pulled from the Tucson school district – which was first reported in the New York Times by Michael Winerip.
Michele (pronounced ME-shell) Howe Clarke is a living example of how you and today’s youth can overcome adversity. Michele endured a form of cancer that disfigured her face but did NOT scar any part of her spirit. Take a look.
Michele Howe Clarke talks to me about the fine art of “Facing Forward” after living through an unusual bout of cancer that left her disfigured, but not discouraged. W.A.R., author, Matt de la Pena talks about his recent trip to Tucson, AZ, and what it feels like having your well-received novel pulled from the bookshelves. […]