Author Talk: Kelly Lytle Hernández
PBS Books is delighted to host this virtual event celebrating the 2022 Library of Congress National Book Festival with Kelly Lytle Hernández, author of “Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire and Revolution in the Borderlands.”
Kelly Lytle Hernández is a professor of history, African American studies and urban planning at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she holds the Thomas E. Lifka Endowed Chair in History and directs the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies. A 2019 MacArthur fellowship recipient, she is the author of the award-winning books “Migra!” and “City of Inmates.” Hernández lives in Los Angeles. Featured at the 2022 National Book Festival is her latest work, “Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire and Revolution in the Borderlands.” It is about the migrant rebels, the magonistas, that started the 1910 Mexican Revolution.