Oaxaca: The Day of the Dead

This short video from filmmaker Bob Krist discusses the traditions practiced by Oaxacans during the Día de Muertos celebrations that will be starting in just a few days. While these celebrations are most closely associated with Mexico, other Hispanophone countries … Continue Reading »

Congratulations to Mme. Christiane Taubira

Congratulations to Mme. Christiane Taubira on being awarded the following Doctorates: Doctorate Honoris Causa, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (April 26, 2018) Doctorate Honoris Causa,  Université de Genève, Switzerland (October 9, 2020) The following awards: Prix Laurent-Mc Cutcheon 2019, Fondation … Continue Reading »

Latino Americans

PBS has a resource (recommended for grades 4-12) on U.S. Latinos that includes lesson plans, videos, and classroom resources rooted in the PBS series Latino Americans. Titles include “Identity, Immigration and Economics: Involuntary Deportations of the 1930s”, “Puerto Rican Perspectives”, … Continue Reading »

The Flores Exhibits

These exhibits feature “artists, lawyers, advocates, and immigrants read[ing] the sworn testimonies of children held in detention facilities at the U.S. / Mexico Border.” These powerful and deeply moving videos help illustrate the realities of these children, who have various … Continue Reading »