Category Archives: Dr. RODOLFO F. ACUÑA

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Antecedentes por Rodolfo F. Acuña

Antecedentes por Rodolfo F. Acuña Traducción por Cindy Gomez-Schempp Nota: Lo que sigue es un artículo largo sobre las actividades revolucionarias de México y la guerra sucia en contra de sus estudiantes, los cuales han estado al frente del país … Continue reading

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Is a Free Higher Education a right or a privilege?

“Educar un muchacho es perder un buen pastor” (“To educate a boy is to lose a good shepherd”) By Rodolfo F. Acuña Elites of whatever race, nationality or historical generation have opposed education as a right. During the 19th century … Continue reading

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Academe as a Plantation A False Consciousness

By Rodolfo F. Acuña The Webster’s dictionary defines a plantation as “a large area of land especially in a hot part of the world where crops (such as cotton) are grown.” However, like every other definition it has many lives. … Continue reading

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The Crabs

A Never Ending Story By Rodolfo F. Acuña There are reoccurring themes in Chicana/o history such as the Sleeping Giant that echo the aspirations and frustrations of a community. This expression says that somehow we are going to wake up … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess with Meskins

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Dr. Acuña’s Bio

Dr. RODOLFO F. ACUÑA received his doctorate in Latin American Studies, concentration in history, in 1968.  His concentration is Northern Mexico and the study of the Mexican in the United States. He is the author 20 titles, 32 academic articles … Continue reading

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Letter from José Martí to Manuel Mercado, May 18, 1895

119. — Letter from José Martí to Manuel Mercado, May 18, 1895 By Rudy Acuña Cuban poet and journalist José Martí (1853–1895) lived in the United States for 15 years where he grew increasingly disillusioned with white Americans. The Cuban War … Continue reading

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