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Educators Celebrate as Arizona's Racist Ethnic Studies Ban Ruled Unconstitutional


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Educators Celebrate as Arizona's Racist Ethnic Studies Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

In a development one observer calls a "win for what is right," a federal court ruled Tuesday that Arizona's ban on ethnic studies classes was enacted with discriminatory intent and is unconstitutional—violating students' First and Fourteenth Amendment rights.

"Both enactment and enforcement were motivated by racial animus," wrote federal appeals court Judge A. Wallace Tashima of the district court in Arizona.


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It’s refreshing to know this Hippie’s energies were put to good use protesting in the streets and at school board meetings. Occupy Tucson rocks. Finally a direct connection to justice.
Education is best left to educators, not racist politicians.
Now back to the streets, to stop these never ending wars propping up The Fourth Reich.


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Right on!

A great resource on this topic is the doc film - “Precious Knowledge.”


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Sad that Justice took so darn long to arrive on this case. Good that it did finally arrive. What a degrading message the law sent to children/teens/adults of Hispanic heritage, its primary target. Other cultures were also adversely affected as an ancillary affect. Hatred of the “other” is always quashed in due time (too damn much time!).