• Roman chosen to fill ELAC president position
  • Chicano Moratorium, Salazar highlight LA civil rights fight

ELAC theater department hosts Chicano Moratorium art show

East Los Angeles College’s Theater department hosted “Meet the Cast” before premiering “EAST LOS….R I S I N G 1970-2020, THEN & NOW”, in honor of the Chicano Moratorium.
The show’s director Cristina Frías, ELAC’s first-ever Hispanic to join the Theater Arts department’s full-time tenure track, said that the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium inspired her to create the project.

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“Long time coming” brings racism, American culture awkwardness into focus

Michael Eric Dyson’s “Long Time Coming” is a heartfelt book that uses the history of racism in America to show how it has shaped our culture and society in various heinous ways.
He goes far back in history from the “Final Passage”, where African people were stolen from their land and forcibly placed inside slave ships, to when two white men murdered a young boy named Emmitt Till after being supposedly accused of cat-calling a white woman.

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Finalists for ELAC’s President

By Juan Calvillo The President Search and Interview Committee narrowed down the list to five finalists, with a final decision expected Dec. 16. Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez said that the finalists will be introduced during a webinar Dec. 4. Rodriguez said in a statement the candidates include Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Alberto Roman and Dr. Chris Villa. The finalists…

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