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.”
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September 17th, 2021: The Right To Protest In Honduras
On this episode, the LMC speaks with Adrienne Pine on the trial of Honduran activists Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez and what precedent the case may set for all Hondurans protesting against the US-supported coup government. Adrienne Pine is the author of, “Asylum For Sale: Profit And Protest In The Migration Industry.”
March 26th, 2021: Who Killed Berta Caceres?
In the lead up to next month’s trial in the murder of environmental rights activist Berta Caceres in Honduras, the LMC spends the hour with Nina Lakhani to get more details on those involved in her assassination. Nina Lakhani is an environmental justice reporter for the Guardian and the author of, “Who Killed Berta Caceres: Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender’s Battle for the Planet.”