Hector chats with his long-time buddy, Fernando Gonzalez, a high-school counselor and sociologist by training currently pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership.
A two-hour late-night discussion with author, playwright and publisher Jonathan Marcantoni on everything from the brown-washing of pre-Columbian history, puritanical liberalism, and the conservative nature of Latino culture, to the crises in art and literature, and the state of the #MeToo movement.
Why U.S. history tends to repeat itself — from the Indians to today.
And why people keep telling them.
“The day Berta was killed, I knew more or less who had done it and why, and I was sure everyone else knew, too.”
There’s no such thing as “just Mexican.”
The Left is divided and in trouble. But maybe that’s a good thing.
Why an understanding of black history is crucial for all people of color.