Author Sandra Cisneros (House on Mango Street, Caramelo) appeared at UIC recently and spoke about the difficulty of writing during a time of “Mexiphobia.” She shared some of her writings with the audience. Almost 20 percent of UIC’s student body is of Hispanic background.
I felt her observations were revealing and point to tensions in society that some of us, perhaps, are not fully aware of. Interesting article!
Shira S., Reader’s Services