Rick Perry Pinpoints CMAS in Line-Item Veto

Center for Mexican American Studies at UT Austin

This week has been a terrible reminder of the power Rick Perry has as governor of the State of Texas. Since the 83rd Texas Legislature called it quits the few bills that could help people in Texas (The so-called Lilly Ledbetter bill being one) have … [Continue reading]

Dreams of a Chicana/o Future: El Piramide Del Sol – Colegio Jacinto TreviƱo

El Piramide Del Sol, Colegio Jacinto TreviƱo - Mercedes, Texas

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The Mexican American Archival Enterprise at the Benson Latin American Collection: April 18 & 19, 2013

MAAE Symposium

This semester I have the pleasure of chairing the Education panel for the Center for Mexican American Studies Spring 2013 Symposium. The Mexican American Archival Enterprise at the Benson Latin American Collection: An Historical Appraisal symposium … [Continue reading]

The LBJ Library: A Monument to a Great President

The more I learn about LBJ, the more context is given to his accomplishments, and the more racists try to dismantle his work, the more I feel like he is my favorite of American Presidents. And, like all American presidents, he was responsible for … [Continue reading]