PoC News in America

This week, I accidentally cleared everything in my RSS reader, so I lost a lot of articles. Join us for what I did manage to snag.

Read More PoC News in America

Foreign Like Me: Reflections on Being a Minority

It was midnight and I exited the car fuming mad, almost to the point of shaking, yelling swear words and fighting the urge to kick the tire. I slammed the door and our taxi sped away. Turning to my boyfriend, I said, “It’s just not fair! We are good, honest people! Why does this stuff happen to us?” But I already knew the answer to my question; it happened because we are white. Read More Foreign Like Me: Reflections on Being a Minority

In Defense of Bilingual Education

As a bilingual educator, I often find myself fighting an uphill battle in regards to bilingual education.  Many people, including fellow teachers, do not see the need for bilingual education and advocate for English-only programs for speakers of other languages.  Some states have even gone so far as to outlaw bilingual education, and as such, bilingual education has been pulled into the political realm.   Read More In Defense of Bilingual Education