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KIII Corpus Christi
Mexican-American Textbook ControversyRacist and historically inaccurate are just a couple of the criticisms aimed at
Mexican-American Textbook Controversy
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 23 hours ago
Racist and historically inaccurate are just a couple of the criticisms aimed at a textbook proposed for Texas high school students. The Texas Board of Education is currently considering a textbook called Mexican-American Heritage, but many say it is... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Lawsuit settled over cemetery that refused to bury Hispaniclawyers said they agreed on all issues except for attorneys' fees. The judge wi
Lawsuit settled over cemetery that refused to bury Hispanic
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
lawyers said they agreed on all issues except for attorneys' fees. The judge will determine the lawyers' fees later. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed the lawsuit on behalf of the GI Forum in April after Dorothy... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Proposed Texas textbook says Mexican-American laborers were 'lazy,' critics saysold elsewhere. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Proposed Texas textbook says Mexican-American laborers were 'lazy,' critics say
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
sold elsewhere. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Proposed Texas textbook says Mexican-American laborers were 'lazy,' critics saysold elsewhere. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Proposed Texas textbook says Mexican-American laborers were 'lazy,' critics say
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
sold elsewhere. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fury over 'deeply racist' textbook on Mexican-American heritagemany of the same advocates who had wanted a broader Mexican-American studies co
Fury over 'deeply racist' textbook on Mexican-American heritage
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
many of the same advocates who had wanted a broader Mexican-American studies course. Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said: 'What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive... Read more
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TribLIVE
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. “What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. “What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook,” Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency, where the board... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Mexican-American studies text sparks irestudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Mexican-American studies text sparks ire
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Scholars and Activists Lambast Proposed Mexican American Studies Textbook - Scholars and Activists Lambast Proposed Mexican American Studies Textbook by Isabelle Taft The Texas Tribune July 18 2016 If the State Board of Education approves a propos...Miller said that the groups opposing the textbook, including the Texas Latino E
Scholars and Activists Lambast Proposed Mexican American Studies Textbook - Scholars and Activists Lambast Proposed Mexican American Studies Textbook by Isabelle Taft The Texas Tribune July 18 2016 If the State Board of Education approves a propos...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Miller said that the groups opposing the textbook, including the Texas Latino Education Coalition, ACLU of Texas, and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund planned to attend public hearings and circulate a petition calling on the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook reignites Mexican-American studies flap in Texas
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Textbook Reignites Mexican-American Studies Flap in Texasstudies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive te
Textbook Reignites Mexican-American Studies Flap in Texas
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
studies course. "What we have now is a deeply flawed and a deeply offensive textbook," Celina Moreno, an attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said at a news conference in the lobby of the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois district remapping amendment to state Constitution faces court testway "any provision" will have to pass muster with the federal courts, argues Ri
Illinois district remapping amendment to state Constitution faces court test
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
way "any provision" will have to pass muster with the federal courts, argues Rick Meza, a former staff attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund here, who now represents Independent Maps. And in California, which... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Karla Perez: There’s too much at stake for too many to let Supreme Court’s indecision on immigration standthinking about the three immigrant mothers in Texas who have intervened in Unit
Karla Perez: There’s too much at stake for too many to let Supreme Court’s indecision on immigration stand
Dallas Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
thinking about the three immigrant mothers in Texas who have intervened in United States v. Texas and, with help from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), are working to defend DAPA and expanded DACA. These mothers... Read more
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The Hill
Kelly Osbourne echoes Obama on immigrationLatino immigrants are "doing jobs Americans won't do." This includes former Pre
Kelly Osbourne echoes Obama on immigration
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
Latino immigrants are "doing jobs Americans won't do." This includes former President G.W. Bush; a former president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), John Trasviña; writers for The Washington Post; and many, many... Read more
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NBC News
A Sprinkle of Hope for Latinos in SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decisiondiversity in higher education continues to be a compelling national interest, a
A Sprinkle of Hope for Latinos in SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decision
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
diversity in higher education continues to be a compelling national interest, and worthy of race-conscious remedies. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, MALDEF and the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Edcucational Fund, PRLDEF,... Read more
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NBC News
Mixed Feelings for Latinos After Two SCOTUS Decisionsdiversity in higher education continues to be a compelling national interest, a
Mixed Feelings for Latinos After Two SCOTUS Decisions
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
diversity in higher education continues to be a compelling national interest, and worthy of race-conscious remedies. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, MALDEF and the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Edcucational Fund, PRLDEF,... Read more
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NBC News
'They Really Let Us Down': Latinos React to Supreme Court Decisionwere expected to be eligible to apply for them. They have remained frozen as t
'They Really Let Us Down': Latinos React to Supreme Court Decision
NBC News / Posted 30 days ago
were expected to be eligible to apply for them. They have remained frozen as the Department of Justice and later the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund waged appeals. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson sought to... Read more
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Breitbart
Losing Lawyer in Amnesty Case Blames Senate, Calls for ‘Righteous Anger’for refusing to confirm Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination. Thomas A. Saenz, t
Losing Lawyer in Amnesty Case Blames Senate, Calls for ‘Righteous Anger’
Breitbart / Posted 30 days ago
for refusing to confirm Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination. Thomas A. Saenz, the president and general counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), represented three illegal aliens in the case. He told reporters... Read more

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