Final Vote Rejects Disputed Mexican-American Studies BookThe Texas Board of Education has taken a final vote and has unanimously decided to reject a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is full of errors, leaves out facts, and promotes offensive stereotypes.
Texas School Board Rejects Criticized Mexican-American BookThe Texas Board of Education has unanimously rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is rife with factual errors and anti-Hispanic bias.
Texas Board Issues 2nd Call For Ethnic Studies TextbooksThe Texas Board of Education has issued a second call for ethnic studies textbooks for possible statewide use after a similar 2014 request produced just one, heavily criticized book.
Pence's 'That Mexican Thing' Comment Getting AttentionSome Mexican-Americans are taking issue with Republican Mike Pence brushing off GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants as "that Mexican thing."
Texas DPS Plans To Regularly Review Traffic StopsDPS for years has asserted its troopers don't conduct the illegal practice of profiling motorists based on race or ethnicity.
Texas Hispanic Voting Bloc Largely UntappedTexas is home to 10.2 million Hispanics, 19 percent of the country's Latino population. About 5 million of them will be eligible to vote in the 2016 presidential election, but less than half may register and fewer still are likely to cast ballots.
Pro-Trump Hispanics Face Ridicule From Friends And FamilyIn the border towns of Texas, the working-class neighborhoods of New York, and even inside Trump's overwhelmingly white rallies, the pro-Trump Hispanic minority is willing to risk public and private ridicule to defend him.
Mexican-American Textbook In Texas Slammed As RacistA textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study.