Culture and Identity

Tongue Tied

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Katherine Perez (Previously posted on the authors tumblr blog.)   On my first day of kindergarten I peed my pants. It was during recess right after lunch. [...]

The Kinkier the Hair, The Better the Hair

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Pamela Tiburcio Espinal “The puertorican kids on the block couldn’t stop laughing when they saw my hair, they called me Blacula, and the morenos, they [...]

My Father’s Game and Journey

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Jhensen Ortiz           In my experience, I have never fully understood my father’s emotional uncertainties and struggle to become an individual as a [...]

An Afro Dominican Guide

February 5, 2016 // 2 Comments

Written by: Saudi Garcia   At a recent Harriet’s Apothecary event in Brooklyn, I joked with a vendor that I needed to learn how to wrap my curly hair in a protective [...]

When Tourism Erases Instead of Elevating

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Mechi Annaís Estévez Cruz This article was originally published in the author’s website I recently saw a promotional tourism [...]
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