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Panelists discuss importance of digital communication in preserving culture

Panelists discuss importance of digital communication in preserving culture

By Alaina Goldberg, Staff Writer February 28, 2022
A panel of Afro-Latinx scholars and digital curators spoke at the "Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad - Digital Afrolatinidad" virtual webinar on Friday.
Sponsored by Pitt’s year of data and society, the 2021 Latinx Connect Conference featured the virtual panel “Latinx Data: Historical Civil Rights Advocacy and Contemporary Intersectional Insights” last Friday morning.

Latinx Connect Conference panel discusses Latinx and Afro-Latinx data, Civil Rights advocacy

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer October 17, 2021
As part of the 2021 Latinx Connect Conference, Pitt sponsored a virtual panel titled “Latinx Data: Historical Civil Rights Advocacy and Contemporary Intersectional Insights” last Friday that focused on the development of Latinx and Afro-Latinx data.
Kim Haas, a Pitt 1990 alumna, is the host of “Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas,” which first aired on PBS last fall.

‘Labor of love’: Pitt alum talks Afro-Latino history, culture on PBS show

By Natalie Frank, Senior Staff Writer March 18, 2021
Kim Haas, a Pitt 1990 alumna, stars in “Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas.” On this PBS show, Haas travels to Latin American countries and interviews locals — immersing herself in the area’s culture through food, dance, art and community.
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