Tag Archives: #Violence

May 27th, 2022: The Shadow of D’aubuisson pt. 1

Torturer. Fascist. Murderer. Godfather of the death squads. On this episode, the LMC speaks with professor Jorge Cuellar in a two-part series on the dark shadow of Roberto D’aubuisson over El Salvador. Jorge Cuellar is an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies @ Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

April 30th, 2021: The Mount Pleasant Uprising of 1991

Predating the riots in Los Angeles, the Mount Pleasant Uprising in 1991 marked a turning point for Washington DC’s Central American community as well as the beginning of the gentrification movement that has transformed the city. So the LMC spends the hour with DC activist and poet Quique Aviles to reminisce on this period in DC history and what has happened to the community since.

April 2nd, 2021: Undocumented & LGBTQ pt 8, Covid Edition

In our latest installment to our Undocumented & LGBTQ series, the LMC speaks with Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz on how the pandemic has taken its toll on the Latinx LGBTQ community & the leaders that have been lost. Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz is a transgender activist, scholar, and co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas.