A Tribute to Juan Flores
- After some introductory comments on the Garner case and the passing of Herman Badillo, radio host Howard Jordan shares a tribute to friend, scholar, and Afro-Latino pioneer  the late Professor  Juan Flores.  He provides a short compendium of seven hours of interviews with Flores and an interview with his close friend FordhamUniversity law professor Tanya Hernandez. To listen to the segment press or type link into your address bar  http://bit.ly/1In28bn
 
(Compendium Segments: The first segment is Juan's comments on his book The Diaspora Strikes Back, in the second piece Flores and his partner Miriam Jimenez define what is an Afro-Latino? as part of the volume they  co-authored  entitled The Afro-Latin@  Reader,  the third segment Juan addresses whether a Black Puerto Rican can use the "N" word?, and lastly his recent comments on the October Afro-Latino Conference held October 2014.)



Ramon Jimenez - On Thursday, December 4th  Fifteen hundred Latinos and African Americans from the Bronx and Harlem led by Boricuas for a Positive Image and Black Economic Survival  marched to the Harlem State office building to protest the decision of the grand jury not to indict the police officer that killed Eric Garner. Harvard trained activist lawyer, writer,  and journalist Ramon Jimenez  comments on the protest and the future demonstrations every Thursday for the month of December.  To listen to the interview press or type link into your address bar  http://bit.ly/1yu1kt3
 


Jaime Estades - Director of the Latino Leadership Institute discusses Voting Rights and  the upcoming December 11th Voting Rights panel  at the Union Theological Seminary keynoted by Rev. Dr. William Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP and Chair of the  Political Action Committee of the National NAACP Board. Some other participants include Juan Cartagena  General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF and The Rev. Gabriel Salguero, President of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition To listen to the interview press or type link into your address bar http://bit.ly/1w42Ljq