This weekend my family and I visited one of our local Barnes & Noble stores. The kids love books and, in suburban-landia, this is often where we go. The free air conditioning wasn’t bad either.
At the front of the store was a “Hispanic Heritage” table, offering some books in celebration of Latino Heritage Month, which begins today. There were a couple of Spanish-language novels, two books on the pope, a handful of translations of popular fiction and non-fiction not written by or about Latinos, and a small handful of books by and about Latinos. Whether or not this was a work-in-progress or not, I couldn’t say, but there was room for about five more stacks of books (using the other table as an indicator).
When I saw this video from the House Republicans this morning, it reminded me of my B&N adventure.
We have a long way to go…