Monday, March 19, 2012

Matt de la Peña and Cultural Censorship

Upcoming conference keynoter Matt de la Peña visited Tucson last week.

The trip bears mention because the students raised the money themselves to bring Matt out to speak, and Matt spoke at one of the schools that had recently removed his novel MEXICAN WHITE BOY (and a lot of other books) for being too Latino.

You can read about Matt's experience here, and see the New York Times coverage here.

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