In light of recent anti-Asian hate crimes and an unknown future regarding mass evictions caused by the pandemic, the LMC reaches out to our Filipino brother’s & sister’s by speaking with Estella Habal about the legacy of the San Francisco International Hotel. Estella Habal is an activist, scholar, and the author of, “San Francisco’s International Hotel: Mobilizing the Filipino American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement.”
In our latest installment to our Undocumented & LGBTQ series, the LMC speaks with Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz on how the pandemic has taken its toll on the Latinx LGBTQ community & the leaders that have been lost. Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz is a transgender activist, scholar, and co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas.
In the lead up to next month’s trial in the murder of environmental rights activist Berta Caceres in Honduras, the LMC spends the hour with Nina Lakhani to get more details on those involved in her assassination. Nina Lakhani is an environmental justice reporter for the Guardian and the author of, “Who Killed Berta Caceres: Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender’s Battle for the Planet.”