Flashpoints

The Case of Francisco Aguirre. Attack on Ethnic Studies and more…

Carlos Galindo protests Monday, May 9, 2011 outside the Arizona Department of Education in Phoenix, along with other supporters of an ethnic studies program in the Tucson Unified School District. About a dozen people showed up Monday and held signs accusing the department of a policy of attacking Arizona Latinos after former school's chief Tom Horne declared the program a violation of state law and called for its elimination hours before his term ended and he became Arizona Attorney General. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Carlos Galindo protests Monday, May 9, 2011 outside the Arizona Department of Education in Phoenix, along with other supporters of an ethnic studies program in the Tucson Unified School District. About a dozen people showed up Monday and held signs accusing the department of a policy of attacking Arizona Latinos after former school’s chief Tom Horne declared the program a violation of state law and called for its elimination hours before his term ended and he became Arizona Attorney General. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll speak to the national director for NDLON, Pablo Alvarado, on the case of Salvadorian migrant, Francisco Aguirre. We’ll then speak to activist and organizer, Tony Diaz, on the renewed attack on ethnic studies in Texas. Also we’ll hear AIM West director, Tony Gonzales speak about political prisoner, Leonard Peltier. And later, Miguel Gavilan Molina reads the latest letter from Leonard Peltier from the inside.

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