Natalie Lira

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  • Professor Natalie Lira has been awarded the 2020-21 Latina/Latino Studies Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award honors the Department’s best teachers. Professor Lira is an engaging and dedicated teacher who has had a tremendous...

  • by Kerime Alejo, Ivan Saucedo, Fatima Valerio, and Dr. Natalie Lira In the late 1960s, Elaine Riddick, a fourteen-year-old Black girl was sterilized while giving birth. Doctors and the North Carolina Eugenics Board considered her "promiscuous," despite the fact that her pregnancy was the result...