Luis Escamilla is a 2009 graduate of the University of Washington where he majored in History and American Ethnic Studies. He plans to pursue a career in secondary school teaching and will be seeking a Master in Teaching degree upon completion of his undergraduate programs. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Luis hopes to bring his activist experiences to Seattle and incorporate them into both his collegiate and professional careers.
Born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, Wilfredo Lam personally exemplified the complex multiethnic nature of Latin America: his father was Chinese while his mother boasted a combined African, Indian, and European cultural background. Utilizing some of this background, Lam, through art, would explore various African … Read MoreWilfredo Lam (1902-1982)