Haiti’s “Double Debt”

This past weekend, the New York Times published a series that had been in the making for over a year. The Ransom looks into the history of Haiti’s historical and contemporary realities, and the immense role the “double debt” to France … Continue Reading »

Radio Venceremos

TedEd has a lesson on Radio Venceremos, the underground radio network of the FMLN during the Salvadoran Civil War (1979-1992). This lesson includes a short video, discussion questions, a quiz, and further resources. The Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen collection at the … Continue Reading »

Indigenous Migration from Latin America

Within the overall crisis at the US-Mexico border is another struggle that is mostly ignored–Indigenous migrants are facing “communication difficulties, cultural barriers and anti-Indigenous discrimination” in their migration journey. Due to the communication issues, official processes for asylum claims are … Continue Reading »

Japanese Brazilians During WWII 

“Resisting Racism: Japanese Immigrants and Japanese Brazilians, 1930-1954″, given by Dr. Jeffrey Lesser (Emory University) on Wednesday, May 11 (2pm Central) via Zoom, will be the final event in a series on Japanese Latin Americans during WWII. Click here to register and click here to find out more about the … Continue Reading »

Japanese Latin Americans and WWII

Spring Virtual Series
March 14-May 11, 2022
To complement the February 18-May 29, 2022 exhibit at the Jewish Museum of Milwaukee, “Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties,” CLACS has organized parallel programming to tell the stories of Japanese Latin American populations during the same time period.… Continue Reading »