Civil rights and education activist Sylvia Mendez returned to ELAC on March 30 continuing to enlighten students as the latest speaker of the ELAC Racial Equity & Social Justice Town Hall series, since her last visit in 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Fighting for Racial Equity and Social Justice.”
HBO MAX’s new documentary, “Covid Diaries NYC,” brings to life the hardships that many middle to lower class families faced when the COVID-19 pandemic first started. Covid-19 impacted people all over the world in 2020.
The East Los Angeles College Alumni Association held a virtual watch party on Friday evening to honor the ELAC (East Los Angeles College) Men’s basketball team and Coach John Mosley, on being featured on Netflix’s award-winning documentary series.
HBO’s documentary, “Persona: The Dark Truth Behind Personality Tests” is worth watching. It explains how personality tests decide who a person is and how that decision affects their home and work life.
Netflix’s “Night Stalker: The hunt for a serial killer” delves into how a well-known serial killer in America was caught and the aftermath he created during his killing spree.
Energy, kindness and enthusiasm were brought in the concert-documentary hybrid about Grande’s “Sweetener” world tour, giving fans a look at the work and struggle in entertainment.
For decades, African Americans have been protesting for young lives they’ve unjustly lost.
Now in 2020, people around the world are reminded that things still have room to further change.
Long before Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Trayvon Martin, and even before the Black Lives Matter organization existed, the death of a young girl shook the Los Angeles African American community.
By Dorany Pineda Director Peter Bratt’s new documentary “Dolores” is a powerful, intimate and engaging look into the life of activist, feminist and rebel Dolores Huerta. Huerta––unbeknownst to many––was cofounder of the National Farmworkers Association, which would later be known as the United Farmworkers Union. She, along with the more widely-known Cesar Chavez, fought tirelessly to change the miserable working conditions and unjust treatment of the country’s food growers in…
By Darlene Galvan Female college students share their stories of struggle when colleges’ disregarded their pleas for help when reporting that they were sexually assaulted by male college students during the free documentary screening of “The Hunting Ground.” Andrea Pino and Annie Clark were undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at the time they were sexually assaulted, and joined together to begin a mission to help other college students…
By Edwin Funes The film “The Harvest” brought light to an issue concerning migrant children workers in the United States on Nov. 15 in the foyer. The Chicano Studies department brought Julia Perez, the associate director of the film “The Harvest” to speak about working migrant children. The children vary from ages five to 17 and work 12-hour days, picking crops for the public’s consumption. Perez created the documentary in…