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Published on May 16, 2012

Premiering May 17, 2012. Check local listings:

Tucson ethnic studies student, Mariah Harvey, describes how Mexican American Studies classes at Tucson High School enriched both her understanding of racial difference in her community as well as her own sense of self-identity as a biracial LGBT teen in this companion video the Independent Lens documentary, Precious Knowledge.

About the Film

When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back. This modern civil rights struggle is born at the epicenter of the immigration debate in the age of identity politics.

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