Who was Queen Liliuokalani? Who were the paniolos? How did Latino migrant labor shape Hawaii’s modern-day agriculture? What was the Sugar Strike of 1946? The LMC seeks to find out as we speak with Leilani Ganser on the US overthrow of the Hawaiian kingdom in 1893. Leilani Ganser is a Chamorro activist and freelance writer.
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.