December 28, 2018 – Journalist Gustavo Arellano is no stranger to controversy and has stirred up emotions by writing about Southern California’s painful history with people of color. He also has written pieces challenging the homophobia and racism within the Latino community. The creator of the formerly syndicated column “¡Ask a Mexican!” is on a new mission: defending free speech and forcing readers to get out of their comfort zone, even if that means engaging with people with whom you disagree.
Arellano visited Albuquerque earlier this year and stopped by for an in-depth discussion with correspondent Russell Contreras.
Gustavo Arellano, author and journalist