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.
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One year ago today, on November 4, 2008, Barack Obama was elected President of the United States. At the time, and like many others, I celebrated this milestone in US history: Today I think of all the millions of lives … Continue reading
Last summer, I came across this thought-provoking piece by conservative pundit Larry Elder. In it, Elder responds to a letter he received attacking him for being, essentially, a traitor to his race by supporting John McCain. “How can a fellow … Continue reading