• 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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    “Voices of the UFW in Texas”: A Documentary on the United Farm Worker Movement in Texas

    Crissy Rivas and Dave Sims provide a breadth of information about Cesar Chavez and the hitherto undocumented United Farmers Workers Movement (UFW) that he started in Texas during the 1960s. In this interview, Rivas and Sims talk about their new documentary “Voices of the UFW in Texas” and impart essential details about the UFW, the importance of women to the movement, and how conducting oral histories allowed them to augment current knowledge on the subject.

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  • Mustafa Haji Abdinur
    When It’s Not the Right Time… Or the Right Place

    Mustafa Haji Abdinur works as correspondent for Agence-France-Presse in Mogadishu and is founder and editor-in-chief of the independent station Radio Simba. He spoke with IFEX about why he feels like a “dead man walking,” and what he thinks can be done to tackle impunity in his country.

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    An Artist’s Duty: An Interview with Ai Weiwei

    Still denied his passport after nearly three years, Ai Weiwei exists in a strange purgatory. In this interview, the dissident Chinese artist speaks truth to power, as China’s exploitative processes of development demand great responsibility from the nation’s intellectual and artistic currents.

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