Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department or Program

Speech Communication


Stucky, Nathan.


In this paper, I outline the present educational crisis facing Latina/o students in the U.S. I then trace the emergence of LatCrit out of Critical Race Theory as a particularly powerful theory accounting for Latina/o minority experiences in educational contexts. I offer my own Testimonio, centering my raced body in order speak back to everyday racist practices of educators. I conclude by offering a dream imperative to continue the work of Testimonios.