Residente recently shared this excellent audio-visual manifesto of the current state of Nuestra América. Ojo, the music video has numerous depictions of violence. The images are terrible, contradictory, and tragic. But the music and visuals are also angry, poetic, and combative. Some people have issued online political criticisms, explicitly calling out the backward visual references […]
“Open Friendship Park Silent March” – Video and interviews collected during a June 13, 2021 “silent march” to re-open the family meeting area at Border Field State Park in San Diego, California. For more information about how to support the effort to reopen the Friendship Circle, visit the Friends of Friendship Park website at: https://www.friendshippark.org.
“Leticia” – April 9, 2021 interview with a former immigration detainee who describes her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic while in detention at the Otay Mesa Detention Center. This was a collaboration with the U.S.-Mexico Border Program for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). Run time: 12:29. Video by Harry L. Simón Salazar, Assistant Professor
EL TRIUNFO DE LA VOLUNTAD Por Roberto Bardini Conocí a Harry Simón en junio de 2000, en el barrio Logan de San Diego, cuando llegué a California como corresponsal del diario La Jornada. Él había nacido en Los Ángeles 26 años atrás, de padres mexicanos. Durante el día trabajaba como maestro de escuela y por
A Brief History of the 1988 Franja de Propaganda Electoral Harry L. Simón Salazar, Ph.D. La colección completa de las franjas de 1988 se encuentran aquí. // The complete set of Franja material is available here. One of the most consequential examples of Latin American political communication is a month-long series of political advertising televised throughout Chile during the 1988 national referendum