One of the unforeseen consequences of the crackdown on ethnic studies programs by Tucson education authorities is a burgeoning market for contraband literature. The market price for Pedagogy of the Oppressed has gone through the roof!
Just ask the young activists who are making lemons out of lemonade by capitalizing on the book ban: “GET YOUR BANNED BOOKS NOW!!!!!!! This is a non-paid advertisement to combat Arizona law HB2281 and the ban of Mexican-American studies.”
To read more about the actions Tucson activists are taking this summer to defend ethnic studies and support immigrants’ rights (and get your hot books before they’re gone), check out our Saving Ethnic Studies series.