• María López de León and Pedro Rodriguez
    Cultivating Latino Arts: Video Interview with María López De León

    In this video interview with María López De León, she recounts her longstanding personal and professional dedication to the promotion of Latino arts, community, and culture. Ms. López is the Executive Director and a board member for the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. She was also nominated by President Obama to be a member for the National Council on the Arts in 2012.

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  • Maria Lopez De Leon
    “Who I am in this life”: An Interview with María López De León

    In an exclusive interview with Sampsonia Way Magazine, María López De León discloses her professional convictions and personal history in promoting Latino arts, culture, and equality across various networks. Also, López details her work as the Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC), her nomination by President Obama to the National Council of the Arts, and she enumerates several grant opportunities that support Latino arts and culture.

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    Freedom for Omar Hazeq

    Hamdy el-Gazzar describes the situation swirling around Omar Hazeq who was an employee at the Library of Alexandria. Omar was dismissed from his position and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for breaking demonstration laws and taking part in a protest during the trial of Khalid Said’s murderers.

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  • Exile Hangout: Venezuela
    Exile Hangout: Venezuela

    In this Exile Hangout, writer-in-residence Israel Centeno engages Venezuelan authors Liliana Lara, Juan Carlos Chirinos, and Juan Carlos Mendez Guedez. They reveal the realities of living overseas as Venezuelan writers and they expand upon what it means to truly live “in exile” within and outside their country of origin.

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