Solidarity from the Latino Community by Sara Morales

Photo Credit: WBUR Sol-i-dar-i-ty: a noun meaning unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest. I personally believe that solidarity means showing the same support whether you are directly a part of the action or not. It seems to me that a lot of people choose to convey surface … Read moreSolidarity from the Latino Community by Sara Morales

Hey TikTok, You Can’t Renegade Your Way Out of This by Brittany Zendejas

Think back to 2016. Vine was dead. YouTube was popular but the freedom it promised viewers was slowly starting to unravel… conspiracy theories: hello flat earthers! Instagram changed and now inhabited influencers only. Facebook… Do I even need to say anything? The last hope of our generation was Twitter and even then it harbored dark … Read moreHey TikTok, You Can’t Renegade Your Way Out of This by Brittany Zendejas

(Issue 8) Politics Feature: Whit Washington

Interview by Carolina Meurkens, Photography by Vanessa dos Santos Whit Washington is a show tune lover, my son’s favorite uncle and one of Washington D.C’s leading Criminal Justice Consultants fighting for the rights of trans people in police custody. In our intimate and enlightening conversation, they discussed their experience growing up as a queer mixed … Read more(Issue 8) Politics Feature: Whit Washington

The Allure and Danger of Andrew Yang by James Taichi Collins

Illustration by iggdeh For the past few years, New York City has been a source of hope for left-wing politics in America. We have two members of the “squad,” with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamaal Bowman representing the Bronx. Progressive primary challengers ousted a slate of conservative state senators who caucused with the Republicans (known as the … Read moreThe Allure and Danger of Andrew Yang by James Taichi Collins

Reparations in Reverse: What the West Did to Haiti (Part 2) by James Taichi Collins

Illustration by @iggdeh Because this article is not on the entire history, and more specifically on what “The West Did,” we will skip to contemporary Haiti to understand how neoliberal institutions and systems continue to plunder the country.  While it is true that dictators like Jean-Claude Duvalier (also known as “Baby Doc”) served as neoliberal … Read moreReparations in Reverse: What the West Did to Haiti (Part 2) by James Taichi Collins

The Girl With The Blue Dress by Nour A.G.

Leila had a little blue dress. Leila’s dress was covered in white-blue flowers, and red stains. The day I met Leila I could imagine her smile and the lines on both sides of her cheeks announcing joy, but when I first saw Leila her face was not there. Where could it be? Under this war’s … Read moreThe Girl With The Blue Dress by Nour A.G.

“Revolution” by The Data Waves

The Data Waves are an all-POC band from Illinois, based in Chicago. This past Winter, they released their debut album, ‘Revolution’, featuring seven original songs from the group. The album’s goal is to provide a representative soundtrack for the necessary ongoing political and cultural Revolution that we are in the midst of. Each track was … Read more“Revolution” by The Data Waves

Understanding Our Part & Place by Isabel Umali, BCST

I was asked to write this blog in response to the current events in summer of 2020. I wrote it to a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist (BCST) audience. Let the unfamiliar terms wash over you as you read. These days, we often skim articles, but I ask that you read this article fully. PART 1: A … Read moreUnderstanding Our Part & Place by Isabel Umali, BCST

Anti-capitalism for Dummies (Capitalists) by Moses Chukwuemeka Chimeremeze

We knowthat a man is not a thing and is notto be placed at the mercy of things. We know that air and water belong to all mankind and not merely to industrialists. We know that a baby does not come into the world merely to be the instrument of someone else’s profit. We know … Read moreAnti-capitalism for Dummies (Capitalists) by Moses Chukwuemeka Chimeremeze

COVID-19 Has Proven To Be Deadly, Especially for the Latino Community by Brittany Zendejas

(Illustration by @iggdeh) While Miguel Hastorga speaks, he constantly has to clear his throat, trying to suppress the fits of coughing that still linger from the virus. His sentences are slow and thoughtful. Before the positive test results, every member of the family had tried their best to be cautious and clean. Then his wife … Read moreCOVID-19 Has Proven To Be Deadly, Especially for the Latino Community by Brittany Zendejas

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