Current Project: An almost 50 year retrospective of writings by Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez

Dr. Cinti Robert Rodriguez, associate professor at University of Arizona Department of MAS, gives the keynote speech at the 3rd Annual Statewide Summit on Mexican American Studies for Texas Schools at Northwest Vista College on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Teachers from all over the state met to identify institutional barriers, establish priorities and develop a plan of action for the implementation of MAS in Texas schools, Pre-K through 12th grade, and for increasing the access to MAS courses and content within the community. MARVIN PFEIFFER/mpfeiffer@express-news.net

Aztlan Libre Press is currently working on publishing an almost 50 year retrospective of the writings by Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez, award-winning journalist, columnist and Associate Professor in the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

The book will include early columns from La Gente and Lowrider Magazine from the 70s; columns from the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and the Spanish-language newspaper La Opinión from the 80s and 90s; columns from Truthout, The Guardian, and his blog Column of the Americas, as well as some of his creative writing. Also included will be excerpts from his books and scholarly works Codex Tamuanchan, Amoxtli/The X Codex, The X in La Raza, Our Sacred Maiz is Our Mother, and Yolqui: A Warrior Summoned from the Spirit World. Tentatively publication date is late 2020, or early 2021.

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