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Raquel Cepeda Award-Winning Journalist & Cultural Activist

Debunking and Redefining the "American Dream" in Bird of Paradise: How I became Latina

Date:

Join award-winning journalist Raquel Cepeda as she discusses her experience as a Latina-American living in limbo between black and white mainstream societies and the loss of racial and ethnic identity. She will explore how her journey in writing Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina helped her break free from convention and negotiate her way to her own freedom of self and a life without borders and check boxes. Raquel Cepeda is an award-winning journalist, cultural activist, and documentary filmmaker.

Date:

Tuesday, March 6, 2013
8:45 a.m.

Location:

Lawrence High School
70-72 North Parish Road, Lawrence, MA

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