Archive for February 2017

To the students who missed school on the Day without Immigrants Protest

Yesterday, a student came up to me and asked, “Are you going to be here tomorrow?” I didn’t know why she was asking.  She explained today’s protest; I hadn’t heard about it.  I told her I would be here because there are few Latino English teachers in schools.  This is where I need to be. ... Read more »

If you haven’t seen the One Day at a Time remake on Netflix—you need to

Latinx-focused shows haven’t secured popularity. The recent cancellations of Cristela and Bordertown make us question if a mainstream audience is ready for—or even wants—a sitcom focused on Latinx life. At the recommendation of a good friend (like most things Netflix), I watched the remake of the 1970s sitcom One Day at a Time. And I... Read more »