Working-class hero, Fashionista, LGBTQ icon, Selena!!! The LMC finally does a tribute show for Selena and how a new generation has re-imagined her life, music, and legacy. A great discussion with NACLA web editor Lauren Kaori Gurley about how Selena is more popular now than ever before.
What does it mean to be black & beautiful in Ecuador? How has the rise of Afro-Latinos in Ecuadoran society changed the countries national identity. The LMC asks these questions with Prof Hugo Benavides. He is a professor and the chair of the Anthropology department at Fordham University in the Bronx, NY.
Documentary photographer Delphine Blast speaks with the LMC about the rise and acceptance of Bolivian Cholita fashion. After generations of being marginalized and denied access to public services, the indigenous women of Bolivia are using the Cholita aesthetic as a symbol of femininity,elegance and dignity. When fashion and social justice collide. learn more @ delphineblast.com