Sonia Manzano is a first-generation American of Latino descent who has affected the lives of millions of parents and children since the early 1970s, when she was offered an opportunity to play “Maria” on Sesame Street. In her keynote address, Manzano will discuss her career and highlight civil rights efforts to make media more representative of American culture. Additionally, she will emphasize the importance that media can make in promoting cultural pride and social tolerance.
E. James Holland Symposium on American Values
Latina/o Representation in the Media, Civil Rights and American Values
Distinguished Speaker: Sonia Manzano
All sessions open to the ASU community and general public are free.
Angelo State University, Member
Texas Tech University System