BronxNet Launches Mexican Studies Oral History Project

The program’s goal is for viewers to learn more about the richness of the Mexican community by showcasing people from different backgrounds.
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‘The Mexican Studies Oral History Project’ produced in partnership with the CUNY Mexican Studies Institute, premiered on BronxNet on Wednesday, May 1. The biweekly 30-minute program is dedicated to documenting the experiences, challenges and contributions of the Mexican-American community in NYC. To view its premiere episode, visit bronxnet.org/watch/videos/7090/.

(l-r) Lisett Mendoza, Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute administrative coordinator; José Higuera López, Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY deputy director and Yini A. Rodríguez Díaz, Lehman College Arts and Humanities administrative coordinator.
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José Higuera López (l) with Dr. Melissa Castillo Planas, Lehman College assistant professor of English.
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The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute and BronxNet members celebrated the show’s premiere episode.
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The CUNY Mexican Studies Oral History Project crew.
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(l-r) Yini A. Rodríguez Díaz, Lisett Mendoza and Michael Max Knobbe, BronxNet executive director.
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