APR News Reports
5:56 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Lila Quintero Weaver On Her New Book and Ala.'s Immigration Law

Tuscaloosa, AL – Immigration is a hot button issue in Alabama and has conjured up memories of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's. A new graphic novelization from Lila Quintero Weaver combines the two concepts. Darkroom: A Memoir in Black And White chronicles the Quinteros immigration from Argentina to Marion, Alabama in the early 60s right in the middle of the civil rights movement. Alabama Public Radio's Ryan Vasquez had a chance to talk to Weaver about her book and how the current immigration issue compares to her experiences when she first immigrated to Alabama, starting with a plane flight to Miami...