Learning about our history is a choice many minority students make in our college careers. We take ethnic studies courses in hopes of gaining a better understanding of our identities. However, in a diverse country like the United States, why isn’t this mandated in the K-12 curriculum? Why must we have to seek it on our own?
As Latinxs, there are many stereotypes and generalizations…
UCLA offers a handful of classes that center on Latinx authors and their experience. In a Chicanx literature class, students read about five different novels.