Juliette Maiorana is a fourth-generation native Arizonan of Mexican heritage. She has a B.S. and M.A. in history from Northern Arizona University, and a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at San Diego (2013). Dr. Maiorana’s historical research and writing has been recognized by numerous awards, grants, and fellowships. Her research interests include the history of race, family, and migration. Currently, she is juggling publication projects and research trips during this “unprecedented” time. Juliette recently relocated to San Diego and she is watching her two sons begin the “adulting” process.
Human rights activist Sonia Pierre was born in Villa Altagracia, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic on July 4, 1963, and she died at forty-eight years old of a heart attack on December 4, 2011. Sonia was one of the most internationally-recognized activists working on behalf of … Read MoreSonia Pierre (1963-2011)