Bad Mexicans: : Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands discussion at the Brooklyn Public Library

In her new book, Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands, MacArthur “Genius” awardee and The Action Lab advisory board member Kelly Lytle Hernández upends entrenched ideas about the Mexican Revolution in her new book, putting front and center the role of the magonistas, the motley band of migrant workers, journalists, miners, and others who organized thousands of Mexican workers and American dissidents to their cause. The Action Lab sponsored a live discussion on May 10th at Brooklyn Public Library’s Center for Brooklyn History moderated by Natalia Aristizabal, Deputy Director at Make the Road New York.