THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: GIL CHÁVEZ ON MACHOS AND EMBRAS, ALFREDO SANTOS ON IMMIGRANT ASYLUM AT THE US/MEXICO BORDER, POLI MARICHAL ON THE ART OF PRINTMAKING AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY, RUBÉN MARTÍNEZ IN THE SHADOW OF BLACK MESA AND SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ LIES CATCHING UP WITH TRUMP.
This week guest blogger Gil Chávez reminisces about his childhood and the formative impact of Mexican cinema on and how it shaped role models for many Mexicans and Chicanos. Check out this thoughtful piece on the little heard form “embra” side of the “macho” controversy. Also this week, Alfredo Santos, editor and publisher of La Voz magazine, weighs in on the current debate of asylum seekers at the U.S./Mexico border. And our videos this week are a visit with Puertorican artist and printmaker Poli Marichal who explains the process of her intricate and detailed printmaking. And also this week, we visit with writer, journalist and musician Rubén Martínez as he sings an original ballad based on his travels in the Southwest, In The Shadows of Black Mesa.
And no week is complete with an original Sergio Hernández cartoon. This week he look sat lies that are finally catching up with Donald Trump.
Enjoy your week on Latinopia.