Politics and Identity: Latinx in Michigan
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Featuring Alicia Diaz, J.D. Díaz is an instructor at the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies at Wayne State University, where she strives to facilitate de-colonized learning spaces in which Latinidad is central to the American story. A third-generation Detroiter, she is committed to the proposition that Latinx stories are Detroit stories. A first-time filmmaker, she is director and executive producer of “Dangerous Times: Rebellious Responses,” which traces the 1980s rise of the Sanctuary Movement in Detroit. The graduate of the WSU Law School also is a collector of 16th to 19th century manuscripts related to the enslavement and indentured servitude of peoples of African, Indigenous and Asian descent.
Presented by the Wayne State University School of Medicine Latino Medical Student Association.
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