Saturday, March 17, 2012
Cervantes flew all the way to San Anto and spoke in front of the Alamo between Mayor Castro and his brother Joaquin Castro. Today she flew to Tucson from California to properly close the caravan (fyi my favorite poem from Cervantes is "Freeway 280".)
Friday, March 16, 2012
Diana Lopez and Dagoberto Gilb also joined the librotraficantes.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Anaya lives in ABQ, NM and is the writer of Bless Me, Ultima and Albuquerque.
A few of the local speakers included: Susie Byrd, State Rep. Marisa Marquez, Maria Malone and Donna Snider.
Big shout out to UTEP Chicano Studies for donating copies of Hecho en Tejas and other banned books.
Over 250 people attended the event and it was absolutely amazing.
In El Paso we were joined by Dagoberto Gild, writer of Hecho en Tejas.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
" I feel its an important issue that is not talked about in my school district"