LatinaBookClub.com’s 15 Notorious Latino Books to Read During Banned Book Week

Original post here. September 25, 2016 15 NOTORIOUS LATINO BOOKS TO READ DURING BANNED BOOK WEEK   For centuries books have been “challenged.”  In some cases the books were stored away out of sight, out of mind; in worse cases, they were burned and lost forever.  Even today, books are “banned” for all sorts of… Read More LatinaBookClub.com’s 15 Notorious Latino Books to Read During Banned Book Week

Boyle Heights Residents Say “No” to Eastside Arts District pt. 1

In the last decades, Los Angeles urban renewal has been driven by a classic neoliberal trend toward making the city attractive to “the creative class,” a group of people believed to “create meaningful new forms” (see Richard Florida’s work on the creative class, 2002). The creative class, it is often believed by private and public… Read More Boyle Heights Residents Say “No” to Eastside Arts District pt. 1