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Stories by Roberto Cintli Rodriguez
Roberto Cintli Rodriguez is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona.
How Comment Sections for Online Newspapers Have Turned into Hate Crime Scenes
Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Truthout
It appears that the public at large is being influenced by misinformation that seemingly manifest calls for violence.
The Root of Youth Civil Disobedience in Arizona
Posted on: Jul 8, 2010, Source: New America Media
For many youths in Arizona, the right to their own narrative -- the right to memory -- is worth getting arrested for.
Arizona's Immigration Law: a Modern Expression of Manifest Destiny
Posted on: Jun 18, 2010, Source: New America Media
These Arizona laws are part of a spasmodic reaction to the "browning of America."
Census: Masking Identities or Counting the Indigenous Among Us?
Posted on: Mar 4, 2010, Source: New America Media
In 1848, the former citizens of Mexico were designated “white” because of U.S. slavery and legal segregation. This artifact of history complicates the U.S. Census to this day.
A "Dream" Student's Homeland Security Nightmare
Posted on: Oct 26, 2009, Source: deleted
Since 2001, theyâ€™ve failed to garner the 60 votes necessary in the Senate to bring the Dream Act to a full vote.
The GOP Clings to Guns, Gays, God, and "Go-Home"
Posted on: May 10, 2009, Source: New America Media
Whether conservative or moderate, Republicans are mired in outmoded myths about America.
Bush's Commutation Of Trigger-Happy Border Patrol Guards' Sentences a Final Slap in the Face
Posted on: Jan 27, 2009, Source: New America Media
On his last full day in office, Bush commuted the sentences of ex-border patrol officers who shot a Mexican man and lied about it.
The New Jim Crow: Sham Trials the Norm for Mexicans in Arizona
Posted on: Jan 19, 2009, Source: New America Media
Every day, of the 1,000 migrants apprehended in Arizona, 70 are "randomly" selected and processed like cattle through Tucson's federal court.
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