Strategies for Defusing Contemporary Weapons in the Ongoing War Against Xicanx Children and Youth

  title={Strategies for Defusing Contemporary Weapons in the Ongoing War Against Xicanx Children and Youth},
  author={Rose Borunda and Lorena Magdalena Martinez},
  journal={Contemporary School Psychology},
The historical mistreatment of Xicanx (pronounced CHEE or SHE-canx) communities is rooted in nativism and white supremacist ideology that is inextricably linked to the conquest of the Americas and the creation of the United States. The subsequent multiple demonizing forces and ideology emanating from these origins have resulted in quantifiable educational casualties of Xicanx children and youth. In the wake of these forces, Xicanx experiences derived from qualitative studies give voice to how… 
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