Personal Film explores activist’s life

By Dorany Pineda  Director Raoul Peck’s documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” is a powerful homage to the civil rights movement and to several of the legendary figures that emerged from it, told through the poetic and moral richness of James Baldwin’s words and experiences. “The story of the Negro in America is the story of America or, more precisely, it is the story of Americans. It is not a…

February 16, 2017

ELANS speak black history month

By Russell Zazueta The significance of Black History Month at East Los Angeles College is answered by the knowledge of its students. It is the responsibility and interest of ELAC students to understand Black History Month is a time capsule of achievement for Black civil rights. February recognizes the contributions of African-American civil rights activists, artists, athletes, scientists, politicians and other African-American contributions to society that have influenced social culture,…

February 26, 2014