In Conversation with Sandra Cisneros

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Sandra Cisneros is a Chicana novelist who wrote the bestselling novel “The House on Mango Street, Caramelo and her subsequent short story collection Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. ” In addition, she is the founder of two organizations that serve writers – The Macondo Foundation and the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation. Among her … Continued

People Power: Justice for Mario Woods protest and Asian Activists Stage Protest at Local Developer Offices to Demand 100% Affordable Housing

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We cover the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition protest that happened this past Saturday and Asians4BlackLives, a Bay Area group of community organizers of Asian descent, staged a protest to call on East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) to terminate its partnership with luxury developer UrbanCore and support the community proposal for 100% affordable … Continued

In Conversation with Oliver Wang

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We speak with author Oliver Wang about his book, Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area. Oliver Wang is an Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, Long Beach. He’s also a music writer, and DJ based in California. Since 1994, he’s written on popular music, culture, … Continued

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