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    Al ser el guión

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    Written by: Nadia Issa   This is a collection on my experiences of being Dominican, Lebanese, and reclaiming my Blackness, with all if its complexities through short [...]
  • Damaris Castillo
    Written by: Amaris Castillo   Damaris Castillo was 14 when she arrived in New York City. “I found everything strange, ugly,” she recalls. “There were a lot of [...]
  • The image is from the essay Mujerista written by Cuban theologian and writer Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz.
    Written by: Silvia Angulo   Tomorrow, after yesterday I am Latin- Dominican woman in America. Singing a Reggaeton laden lullaby   And it sounds like:   -rent [...]
  • IMG_2373
    Escrito por: Rosemary Ferreira Crecí en las fronteras. No, no la gran frontera mexicano-americana del suroeste. Aunque esa frontera es tan importante como la mía, mis [...]
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