Episode 5 – Music Without Borders

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Hector discusses immigration, voting and music with Latin Grammy-winning violinist Sita Chay of Cosmopolis Collective, and renowned percussionist and composer Gabriel Globus-Hoenich of People of Earth.

Both Sita and Gabriel will be performing with their bands at the Funk the Vote concert this Friday (November 2) in New York City, with special keynote speaker César Vargas.

Hector is the founder and editor of MANO as well as the host of the LATINISH podcast. A Chicagoan living in Las Vegas, he's also the senior editor of Latino Rebels, part of Futuro Media, as well as a former managing editor of Gozamos, an art-activism site based in his home town. He was a columnist at RedEye, a Tribune-owned daily geared toward millennials. His work has been mentioned by The New Yorker, Good Morning America, TIME, the Washington Post, and other outlets, and his writing was featured in 'Ricanstruction, 'a comic book anthology whose proceeds went toward recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. He studied history at the University of Illinois-Chicago where his concentration was on ethnic relations in the United States.

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