Al Letson http://weku.fm en A Year Without Mexican-American Studies In Tucson http://weku.fm/post/first-year-without-controversial-class-ariz-ends An Arizona law that went into effect last year essentially ruled that the Mexican-American studies program offered in the Tucson public school system was divisive and should be scrapped. At the end of the first semester without the classes, hard feelings still linger.<p>For eight years, until this past January, Lorenzo Lopez taught Mexican-American studies at Cholla High in Tucson, Ariz., the very school from which he graduated in 1992.<p>After high school, Lopez spent a couple years working odd jobs as a miner and a factory worker; anything to pay the bills. Sun, 24 Jun 2012 10:29:00 +0000 Al Letson 28532 at http://weku.fm A Year Without Mexican-American Studies In Tucson Miami Little Refuge For Haiti's Earthquake Survivors http://weku.fm/post/miami-little-refuge-haitis-earthquake-survivors Haitians who fled to Miami after last year's earthquake have found new sorrow. Used to working and being independent, refugees are now forced to accept welfare and relying on friends and relatives for help. State of the Re:Union host Al Letson explores their stories. Sun, 22 May 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Al Letson 4417 at http://weku.fm