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Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena and Tucson Schools (Part 2)

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.



  1. I’m in the process of reading this book and I don’t understand why they feel this book promotes racial separation. I think it’s about the main character finding his own racial identity, which doesn’t detract from anyone else.