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Angela Valenzuela
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I'm a professor, scholar, researcher, writer, and social justice advocate in numerous areas, but particularly in the fight against high-stakes testing.
I'm a professor, scholar, researcher, writer, and social justice advocate in numerous areas, but particularly in the fight against high-stakes testing.

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Powerful.
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Happy to share this classic song
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U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela: 'Mr. Trump, you're a racist'
It's a sad day when the presumptive republican presidential nominee gets blasted like this—truthfully, I might add—by a U.S. Congressman who is calling out his racism.  This speaks volumes in unprecedented, historic proportion about the racial and racist dy...
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Where Are All the Teachers of Color?
Great piece in the Harvard Magazine on the lack of diversity of the teacher workforce. Pointed quotes from within: "Why does it matter if most minority students have white teachers?
For starters, a Center for American Progress study titled America’s
Leaky...
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Where Are All the Teachers of Color?
Great piece in the Harvard Magazine on the lack of diversity of the teacher workforce. Pointed quotes from within: "Why does it matter if most minority students have white teachers?
For starters, a Center for American Progress study titled America’s
Leaky...
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S.A. bred Latino rights organizations, by Al Kauffman
This editorial, authored by St. Mary's University law professor Al Kauffman, provides a quick tour through the political and organizational life and rich history of Mexican Americans in San Antonio.  It is not only an undeniably special place , but also nex...
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Watched the third installment of Roots this evening. Powerful!
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A Few of My Reflections on Alex Haley’s Roots, the Television series
Alex Haley’s  Roots   television series is now airing on the A&E network and History Channel.  It is a re-make of the original series that came out in 1977 when I was a student in high school.  Here are a few thoughts that come to mind at the moment. I agre...
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Decoding the Ancient Secrets of White Shaman
This is a story about the the White Shaman mural, a pre-historic wall painting, that was discovered by Carolyn Boyd in Comstock, Texas, awhile back in 1992.   But more than 4,000 years ago, these barrens
were home to a flourishing culture of hunter-gathere...
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