Arte Público Press

January 14, 2014

Alicia Alarcón

ALICIA ALARCÓN is a well-known radio personality in the Latino community with a huge following in Los Angeles.  She was born the fifth of nine children in Jocotepec, Jalisco, Mexico.  When she was three, her parents moved the family to Mexicali in Baja California, on the border
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Ada Acosta González

The first child of the family, ADALIZA ACOSTA RODRÍGUEZ was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico in 1958. While her mother worked outside of the home, Ada spent her days with her great grandmother, Doña Mela. It was in her home that Ada experienced the characters that inspired her
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Frank de Jesús Acosta

FRANK DE JESÚS ACOSTA is the author of The History of Barrios Unidos (2007), and co-editor of Latino Young Men and Boys in Search of Justice: Testimonies (2016) and Overcoming Disparity: Latino Young Men and Boys (2016), all published by Arte Público Press. Born and raised in
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