Synopsis: With "Chicano Homeland: The Movement in East Los Angeles for Mexican American
Power, Justice, and Equality", Louis R.
Shone et al.: Mexican American
resistance to school segregation in the Hispano homeland, 1912-1914.
Telles, the first Mexican American
mayor in the US and the first Mexican American
By the time of the Vietnam War era, the "Mexican American
Generation" had made tremendous progress both socially and politically.
The panel has collectively come to the conclusion to not recommend the adoption of The Mexican American
Studies Toolkit as it stands," the panel wrote.
Rather than limiting his focus to recent events, Vargas takes a broad approach in explaining the struggles and histories that create the Mexican American
The Texas State Board of Education rejected Mexican American
Heritage including an ethnic studies textbook in the state high school curriculum after academics said the book contained stereotypes and errors that were offensive to Hispanic Americans.
Of the 50 million students enrolled in elementary and secondary schools in the United States, 8 million are Mexican American
. This is not surprising to those abreast of population trends given that Mexican Americans
have become one of the fastest growing demographic groups in the United States.
Foley's work is at its best when it takes a break from the fast-paced chronology to closely examine how an ever emerging Mexican American
population negotiated, for example, their blunt categorization in the US census as alternatingly "white" and "non-white" subjects.
From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American
Women on the World War II Home Front.
Sanchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American
Sanchez, Becoming Mexican American
: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993).