TCC Films: No Mas Bebes

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No Mas Bebes

A new documentary exposes the forced sterilization of Mexican-American women in Los Angeles hospitals in the 1960s and 70s. There’s a long history of doctors forcibly sterilizing poor women and women of color in the United States. Read more and watch the trailer about this modern day eugenics and population control program after the jump:

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TCC Radio: Catholic Prep Chain Helps Minority Students Go to College

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Cristo Rey student

A slew of Catholic Christo Rey high schools are helping low income minority kids go to college.  Students work in professional fields of their choice to pay for their tuition, which is then free. Listen to the story on NPR after the jump:

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A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench

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Sonia Sotomayor

A generation of Latino and African American professionals fears that a springboard that helped many working class kids is disappearing. Justice Sotomayor said, “The Catholic schools have been a pipeline to opportunity for generations.” It’s in The New York Times here: A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench  

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