Dr. Blanca Elizabeth Vega
Any attack on ethnic studies, racial diversity training, and other types of education that clearly centers Black people and other people of color should be of interest to the Latinx community.
#SomosFerguson: The Deadly Effects of Anti-Black Sentiment & Police Brutality in the Latin@ Community
The perception that Latin@s have been silent about Michael Brown’s murder and the images of police brutality witnessed in Ferguson since then has captured the attention of many in social and mainstream media. Recently, a Colorlines article was published called the “Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis.” The piece was originally called “Do […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: We asked Blanca E. Vega to share her thoughts about the HuffPost Live “Dream 9” segment she appeared on this past week. Blanca is a currently a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, and is also the Director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program at Marymount Manhattan College. Her blog is called Race-work, Race-love and you […]