On this episode, Tomas Summers-Sandoval talks about the little known history of Latinos in the Vietnam War and how the number of Latinos in that war was a lot larger than people realize. He also talks about the forgotten legacy of the Chicano Moratorium of 1970, one of the largest minority-led, anti-war movements during this period. Summers-Sandoval is an associate professor of History &Chicanx/Latinx studies @ Pomona College.
Are Filipinos Asians or Latinos? That’s the question we tackle on this episode with Anthony Ocampo on the LMC. Anthony Ocampo is the author of “The Latinos of Asia.” He is also an associate professor of sociology @ Cal Polytechnic University in Pomona, Ca.
The LMC takes a cruise down the boulevard as we explore the rich & complex history of Lowriders and how this once marginalized subculture became an international phenomenon. Our guest for this trip is Denise Sandoval, professor of Chicana & Chicano Studies @ Cal State University in Northridge, California.