Maria Burns Ortiz



We had someone write us a harshly worded Facebook message the other day, excoriating us for using this image. They were appalled, apparently, that in AzTech – a series of games about Central American and U.S. Latin American history – we would include the conquistadors. Now, mind you, the game […]

How History Works


“There’s no history of anything happening until it does. And then there is.” When we were writing “My Fight/Your Fight,” our editor asked if we wanted to start with an epigraph – or quote/sentence/saying to start the book. Ronda knew immediately what she wanted that quote to be – the […]

Making Our Own History









Want to work with us? That’s a rhetorical question. Of course, you do. Now, here’s your chance. We’re looking for a paid intern who can commit to 15-20 hours a week. Our basic pre-requisites: You have to be reliable. Moreover, you need to understand that deadlines are absolutely paramount. You have […]

Job Opportunity: Paid Internship



Want to work with us? That’s a rhetorical question. Of course, you do. Now, here’s your chance. We’re looking for a paid intern who can commit to 15-20 hours a week. Our basic pre-requisites: You have to be reliable. Moreover, you need to understand that deadlines are absolutely paramount. You have […]

Job Opportunity: Development Intern



sugar skulls dia de los muertos
Maybe you know all about the traditional Mexican holiday celebrating the “Day of the Dead.” Maybe you don’t. In fact, if you’re reading a piece titled “What is Día de los Muertos?” we’re going to assume you don’t know that much about the topic. Let’s start with what Día de […]

What is Día de los Muertos?