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Friday, September 20 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Lets dare to talk about race in our Latino Community

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Why is race such a taboo in our Latino community?  Is there such a thing as racism among Latinos?  Do we really really really treat each other equally?  Are Afro-Latinos equally positioned in media or leadership? Let's dare touch the core of the race issues with the help of experts in the field who are dedicating their lives to this issue.

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Dr. Georgina Falu

Adjunct Professor, Division of Humanities and the Arts. The City College of New York.
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Kim Haas

Executive Producer & Host, Haas Media
Executive Producer & Host of "Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas" // Founder, losafrolatinos.comKim is the Executive Producer and Host of Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a new travel series on public television, airs with a two-part special featuring Costa Rica on PBS stations. This series shines a light, honors, and celebrates the historical and cultural contributions of Latin America’s African descendants, hosted by tri-lingual, Black female traveler. Kim is a member of Delta Sigma Theta. One of Kim Haas' great passions is the study and celebration of Latino culture with a particular interest in Afro-Latino culture. She is the founder of the blog: Los Afro-Latinos (www.losafrolatinos.com) which follows the Afro-Latino experience interviewing Afro-Latino filmmakers, writers, chefs, artists, Kim's interest in Afro-Latino culture began years ago as an ac... Read More →
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Guesnerth Josue Perea

Executive Director, afrolatin@ forum
Guesnerth Josué Perea is Executive Director of the afrolatin@ forum, Co-Curator of the AfoLatine Theology Project, Executive Producer of the documentary "Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality", and Co-Host of the podcast "Majestad Prieta". His writings on... Read More →
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Alicia Anabel Santos

Producer, Writer, Creador Pictures
Alicia Anabel is a proud New York-born Dominicana who is passionate about writing works that empower and inspire women to find their voices, speak up and demand that they be respected. A self-identified Latina Lesbian Writer, Performance Artist, Producer, Playwright, and Activist... Read More →

Friday September 20, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Park Avenue Suite South

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