Honored to be invited to speak at the Chicago Humanities Festival (on the same day as Bonnie Honig and Trevor Noah!) on “Latino Power in Politics.” Just one small hitch: My talk was scheduled for November 12, which turned out to be just FOUR DAYS after #Trumpocalypse . . . demanding a somewhat different talk than I’d planned. Fortunately, I’d been thinking about white racial dominance, Latinos, and the GOP for some time. So despite having our worst fears realized, my colleague Amalia Pallares and I—along with our audience—were able to have a constructive conversation about the dangers ahead as well as our hopes for a more just and democratic future.
Here's the video: