Hector Tobar

Author Héctor Tobar is not surprised by the recent spate of measures to restrict diversity and inclusion efforts in education. … The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and scholar rebukes such thinking with his latest book, “Our Migrant Souls: A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of Latino.” In it, Tobar explores what it means to be Latino in the 21st century — by reflecting on his past, visiting his parents’ homeland and taking a road trip across the United States. He said he wrote “Our Migrant Souls” because, in his view, the national conversation about race and identity rarely includes Latinos. … A professor at the University of California, Irvine, Tobar was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in April.  

For the full story, please visit https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/-migrant-souls-author-hector-tobar-challenge-latino-rcna87712.

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