How do we tackle the difficult issue of extremism and disinformation within the Cuban-American community in Florida without sounding prejudicial in the process? The LMC spend the hour tackling this issue by speaking with freelance writer Arturo Dominguez on his extensive research into disinformation within the Latino community while also dispelling the stigma that plagues Cuban-Americans as extremist.
As the US continues to impose austerity measures on Puerto Rico through a fiscal control board, the LMC speaks with independent journalist Diana Ramos Gutierrez on how Puerto Ricans have responded at the grassroots level in the face of austerity.
Longtime Garifuna activist Jose Francisco Avila spends the hour with the LMC to discuss both his personal search for identity and the development of New York’s Garifuna community. Avila is also the author of, “Pan-Garifuna Afro Latino. Power of Pride: My Quest for Racial, Ancestral, Ethnic & Cultural Identity.”