Category Archives: CENSORSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

TOP 10 Accomplishments… while at UIUC (2005-2014)

How many people can say that they had a radio and TV program while completing an MD/PhD program? After a surreal experience in the Midwest, I decided to share my TOP 10 Professional Accomplishments. Take a stroll through memory lane with me. Just be careful… the story behind each one may surprise you! Continue reading

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Parting Words Of Advice

“Racism is alive and well. I will still be viewed as a nigger (I don’t mean that in a nice way) and you as illegal immigrant (whether it is true or not), a wetback who was given a break and didn’t get into medical school by our own merit. Do not be decieved.” Continue reading

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE A HOUSE SLAVE (PART I)

To let them know that I meant business, I spraychalked the campus with the message “KKK EST. 1906 at UIUC” after being disgusted with their actions (or lack thereof). I chalked this fact outside of the Medical School Building the night before recruitment weekend. I did this to wake people up to our history of ignorance at U of I with a concrete example of institutional support for exclusion on our campus. Continue reading

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The Letter

Since these circumstances unfolded [2006-2007], the Dean of the entire College of Medicine in Chicago and the the Regional Dean of the College of Medicine in Champaign resigned Spring 2011. UHP Dean Lillye Hart recused herself from that department two years ago. Several other Deans at the COM & UHP [including the Dean who threatened to send the Police months prior to it transpiring] have resigned or about to move to other Institutions. Raymond Morales is still working to complete his PhD in Biochemistry this Summer 2011 and will begin his 2nd year of Medical School in Fall 2011. Continue reading

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LA CARTA ARTICLE

TO BE OR NOT TO BE A HOUSE SLAVE (PART I) The floor was being taken from under my feet and I was at a crossroads. Should I remain blind, deaf and dumb to the ignorance being committed against me … Continue reading

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CENSORSHIP: LA CARTA

On November 10, 2009, I received an e-mail yesterday from then Director of La Casa Cultural Latina, Adele Lozano, to stop by her office or, if possible, to speak with her on the phone. On November 11, 2009, I took time out of … Continue reading

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