Monday, September 14, 2009
God Is No Respecter of Any Man, Especially Snobs!
The item stated there is an education war going on in Texas, where the state board of education is preparing to adopt new social studies curriculum standards that will have far reaching complications. It seems that the board of education (which influences greatly the book purchasing trend throughout the nation), is arguing that the state’s social studies and history textbooks are giving “too much attention” to some of the most prominent civil rights leaders in the country, namely Cesar Chavez and Thurgood Marshall.
Joe Ortiz has the distinction of being the first Mexican American in US history to conduct a talk show on an English-language, commercial radio station. He began his broadcasting career in 1971 at KABC TALK RADIO 790 AM in the highly competitive Los Angeles media market. He went on to become an award-winning broadcaster, news reporter and newspaper columnist in Los Angeles for over 30 years. Semi-retired, he promotes his three books on theology, is the President of the "Official Tom Flores Fan Club" and manages several blogs and web sites, and his public relations consulting company at Joe Ortiz Associates ~