The Atlantic: How 50 Years of Latino Studies Shaped History Education

Great read! Cal State LAโ€™s Chicano Studies program, founded in 1968, came at the beginning of ethnic studies at American universities. It presented a different approach to teaching history by focusing on one ethnic group and its relationship to the rest of the United States. This spread across the country; now there are dozens of Latino studies programs and departments at U.S. colleges.


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