About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
Tag Archives: border wall
Needless to say, it’s been a full year in Latinolandia USA. With the conclusion of the election season, there has been something of a tempering of the media’s focus on race issues, and on Latino-related ones in particular. It is … Continue reading
This wonderful image came my way via some friends in Texas. It shows the grassrots protest taking place at the construction site of the border wall in El Paso, Texas. An effort of one man–Justo Rivera, a 63 year-old native … Continue reading
This recent story from the AFP newswire provides an update on the construction of the infamous border wall. Intended to cover 670 mles of the more than 2000 mile-long border, the steel structure is 18 feet tall and constructed so … Continue reading