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Archive for May, 2010

Book Club for “Breathing, In Dust?”avatar

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview author Tim Z. Hernández about his new pseudo-autobiographical novel, “Breathing, In Dust.” The book chronicles the experiences of a boy growing up in the fictional Central Valley town of Catela. It details the poverty, drugs and violence that impact the daily lives of residents [...]

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May 5th, 2010 at 1:03 pm

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Local, Organic… and now Fair Harvestavatar

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Last Friday afternoon, I attended the first Fair Harvest Meal at Fresno State. The event is part of a United Farm Workers campaign that is aimed at engaging college students and other young people in the farmworker advocacy movement. During the event, as students munched on Subway sandwiches, UFW national vice president Merlyn Calderón said [...]

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May 3rd, 2010 at 11:03 am

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