New play looks at Mexican American studies ban in Tucson
Sept. 21, 2017
Xico Arte y Cultura, CALA (Celebración Artística de las Américas) Alliance, and Cultural Coalition come together to bring Borderlands Theater production of MÁS. MÁs chronicles the events surrounding the banning of the Mexican American Studies program in the Tucson Unified School District and tells the story of the people who fought to save it. Milta Ortiz, from Borderlands Theater said both the program and the play focused on learning about indigenous cultures. Zarco Guerrero, from the Cultural Coalition, said the attach on the Mexican American Studies program was an attack on that cultural heritage.