Héctor Tobar, a professor English and Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine, has a brilliant new essay in the July 29, 2019 issue of the New Yorker. It’s on the weird but chilling parallel of his early life as the child of Guatemalan immigrants in Los Angeles with that of James Earl Ray, the white supremacist assassin who murdered Martin Luther King, Jr., who for a time lived next door to his family.

For the full story, please visit https://ocweekly.com/uci-prof-hector-tobar-writes-on-immigration-whiteness/.

 

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