Carlos E. Cortés

Carlos E. Cortés is a retired history professor who has been a diversity speaker, educator, trainer, and consultant for forty-five years.  His books include: The Children Are Watching: How the Media Teach about Diversity (2000); his memoir, Rose Hill: An Intermarriage before Its Time (2012); and a book of poetry, Fourth Quarter: Reflections of a Cranky Old Man (2016), which received honorable mention in the 2017 International Latino Book Awards.  He also edited the four-volume Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia (2013).  Cortés wishes to thank the University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement for supporting his project.  He can be reached at [email protected].