About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I am a Chicano, a husband, a father of three, and, in my spare time, an asociate professor of Chicano/Latino Studies and History at Pomona College.
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I haven’t been visiting LatinoLikeMe this year with the same regularity as I have in years past. It’s not like I don’t have things to share or comment on, but this past academic year was a busy one for me and other … Continue reading
Here is a video from the group No More Deaths, a humanitarian organization dedicated to saving lives along the US-Mexico border.
Today I begin my 30th semester as a teacher in higher education. With any luck, it will also be my last as an untenured, assistant professor. A new school year always brings with it a mix of emotions and stresses. … Continue reading
Every once in awhile, a young student will walk into my office and immediately be struck by the number of books s/he sees on my shelves. “Have you read all of these books?,” they’ll ask. “Yes,” I’ll say. “It’s what … Continue reading
In a matter of mere hours, for the very first time in our lives, my wife and I will be the parents of a kindergartener. It seems like decades ago that my son was born. While I can remember life … Continue reading
These are exciting days in the Summers Sandoval household. BooBoo (baby 3 of 3) has begun crawling while simultaneously fully embroiled in the war that will conclude with her two front-top teeth dropping. Both require adaptive strategies on our part, … Continue reading
Three years ago on this holiday I posted Fredrick Douglass’ famous address “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” This year, as a flurry of progressive sites in my feed do the same, it’s given me the chance … Continue reading
I’ve been away from LatinoLikeMe for awhile now, preoccupied with work and life demands. The most overwhelming work-related demand was my book manuscript, which is now out of my hands and securely in the (prolonged) process which hopefully ends with … Continue reading