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Review for Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate

Note: I read this book as part of the #DiversityDecBingo reading challenge. You can find out more about it here.

My Summary: Life at Paloma High School is much like any other high school, with petty drama, judgmental assholes, and mind-numbing schoolwork. 1,142 more words


Eric Molina Faces Unbeaten IBE Heavyweight

Eric Molina (25-3, 19 KOs), of Weslaco, Texas who challenged undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) in June of last year at Birmingham,The prohibitive underdog, lost but had his moments, including staggering Wilder with a wicked shot in the third round. 356 more words


Tea and Books for Bad Girls

I feel rebellious. I’m having tea…with maple syrup, instead of my usual honey. My eyes are nearly glazed over from the foggy cloud lingering behind my eye balls. 270 more words

#AUPFive: A controversial textbook rejected by Texas State Board of Education

By Katherine Powell

The State Board of Education on Nov. 18 voted 14-0 in rejection of a Mexican-American studies textbook proposed by Cynthia Dunbar, a former Republican member of the board. 442 more words

Austin Urban Post

The Mexican-American War. L60

The Mexican-American War started by James Polk moving troops into a strip of land which was being argued if it was the Texans territory, or if it was the Mexicans territory. 310 more words


UT Austin Privately Dislikes Mexicans and Mexican-Americans

OK true they do have the part where they accept illegal students. Ignore that for a moment. I’m talking the people accepted into the school hating on Hispanic students in crazy ass stunts they find funny like their South of the Border frat boy party. 99 more words


Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

“‘The fact remains, Esperanza, that you, for instance, have a better education than most people’s children in this country. But no one is likely to recognize that or take the time to learn it. 1,544 more words