Tag Archives: #USA

June 14th, 2019: Right-Wing Racism in Venezuela

During the course of the Venezuelan political crisis, something has been missing from the conversation: Racism. So the LMC speaks with James Early about the right-wing racism that is fueling Venezuela’s anti-government movement and the racial/political divide in Venezuela. James Early the is former Secretary for Education and Public Services at the Smithsonian Institution and the Director of the Cultural Heritage Policy at the Smithsonian Folk Life Center. He is also a Board member for the Institute for Policy Studies.

June 7th, 2019: Undocumented & LGBTQ pt 4

The LMC continues its Undocumented and LGBTQ series by speaking with freelance journalist and news production fellow for Democracy Now, Maria Ines Taracena about the marginalized group within the marginalized group. The caravan within the caravan.

April 26th, 2019: The Latin Roots of Go Go in DC

Go Go music in Washington DC is under attack by gentrification. Recent events have led long-time residents to protect the musical identity of DC with the¬†#DontMuteDC¬†movement. So the LMC speaks with freelance writer Natalie Hopkinson about the Latin roots of Go Go music and the ongoing struggle to keep Go Go alive in DC. Natalie Hopkinson is also the author of, “Go Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City.”