Student Seminar: African by Legacy, Mexican by Birth

Ayana Jackson and Marco Villalobos introduced the first G:Class unit, Global Communication and the Media, through a visual journey called "African by Legacy, Mexican by Birth," a collaborative exhibition that documents the pair’s exploration of Vera Cruz, a rural community in Mexico. Jackson and Villalobos, a photographer and a journalist, respectively, illustrated their process of helping residents trace their ancestries and tell their stories, paying close attention to the manner in which we interpret language and the meaning of words through a particular cultural lens.

Student Seminar: African by Legacy, Mexican by Birth

Ayana Jackson and Marco Villalobos introduced the first G:Class unit, Global Communication and the Media, through a visual journey called "African by Legacy, Mexican by Birth," a collaborative exhibition that documents the pair’s exploration of Vera Cruz, a rural community in Mexico. Jackson and Villalobos, a photographer and a journalist, respectively, illustrated their process of helping residents trace their ancestries and tell their stories, paying close attention to the manner in which we interpret language and the meaning of words through a particular cultural lens.