In the latest installment to our Undocumented & LGBTQ series, the LMC spends the hour with Oscar Lopez on the challenges faced by the Latinx LGBTQ community in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas. Oscar Lopez is the CEO and national advocacy director for Poderosos, based in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
Who is Anton de Kom? Who is Eddie Bruma? What can Suriname, one of the least examined countries in Latin America, teach us about the Black Lives Matter movement? The LMC seeks to find that out by speaking with Sam Battistoli, a freelance journalist based in Suriname.
Nicole Ramsey, a PhD candidate in African American & African Diaspora Studies @ the University of California in Berkeley, speaks with the LMC to discuss how Black Lives Matter in Belize challenges the conventions of Central American history and identity.