This June, Juan Felipe Herrera was appointed the first Latino U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
IndyKids reporter Soledad Aguilar-Colón interviews a student spokesperson for Caravana 43, an international group of protestors seeking justice for the 43 Ayotzinapa students who went missing in Mexico on September 26, 2014.
In January 2011, Arizona state officials declared the Mexican-American Studies curriculum (MAS) in Tucson schools illegal. Soon after, several books that were used in these courses were removed from schools. El Librotraficante is fighting back.
The Mexican American studies program in Tuscon, Arizona’s schools taught kindergarten through high school students about Latino culture and history. The program has been declared illegal.