Departmental Statement

June 8, 2020

Letter to our community -Faculty, staff and students in the Department of Mexican American Studies are heartbroken over the loss of recent victims of police violence and stand in solidarity with the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the thousands of allies

who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality, injustice, and racism.We condemn the escalation of conditions that have created the lack of safety for all minoritized communities in the United States such as Blacks, Latinos, and immigrants, and the escalation of violence against protesters and journalists throughout the country who have been exercising their rights and civic duty voicing their...