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The Forgotten: The Latinx in America

Authors Ed Morales, Julissa Arce and Ilan Stavans discuss race, culture and politics in America through the oft-forgotten but powerful Latinx lens.

Julissa Arce

Julissa Arce is a political commentator, speaker, writer and best-selling author of "My (Underground) American Dream" and "Someone Like Me." She was named one of People en Español’s 25 Most Powerful Women of 2017....

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Ed Morales

Ed Morales, a freelance writer based in New York, teaches at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. He co-directed a documentary, "Whose Barrio?," about the gentrification of East Harlem....

Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. An internationally-renowned, award-winning essayist, translator and the recipient of numerous honors, his recent books include a graphic-novel adaptation of "Don Quixote"--in Spanglish--, "I Love My Selfie" and "On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language....

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