WBAI-FM Upcoming Program
Jordan Journal

Fri, Feb 9, 2018   3:00 PM


Tanya Hernandez  has been called one of “the most important Afro-Latinos scholars in the United States who is redefining our understanding of the African world.”  She will discuss her new book “Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination.” She is also author of “Racial Subordination in Latin America: The Role of the State, Customary Law, and the New Civil Rights Response” Hernández is a Professor of Law Fordham University, Center on Race, Law & Justice and Associate Director & Head of Global and Comparative Law Programs. The Fred T. Korematsu Center  awarded her a Faculty Fellowship for 2011–2013. She previously served as a Law and Public Policy Affairs Fellow at Princeton University, a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers University, and as an Independent Scholar in Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

Also Edward Flores, former President of the Puerto Rican Bar Association. a Bernie Sanders supporter  and partner in the law firm of Krez & Flores, LLP.  We will discuss the Trump Administration and imperialist aggressions and racism.