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Good Hair

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By Guadalís Del Carmen See, they didn’t tell us that we had that good hair. That, magical, mood ring hair. That hair was strong. That hair that stands tall, full [...]

“Voy pa’lla…”

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Sydney Valerio  “Sancocho” la palabra that grants access to your heart’s ancestry and when it is made it involves the gathering of ingredients: y u c c a, [...]

Flores de Mayo

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by Dulce María Reyes Bonilla We unfriended one other on Facebook faster than it took for us to become friends in the first place. I was the first to do it. It was [...]

Lights off & Evictions Part I: Back in DR

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Genesis Aquino I knew the landlord would come up randomly to get us evicted. He was always violent, and threatening. He parked his car in a way that half of it [...]

Ansiedad

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by Guadalís Del Carmen   What are you? Why do you speak Spanish? Why is she here? ¿Quién trajo a la negra? Are you mixed? [...]

IS-PA-NO: The Cuaba Issue

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By: Francheska Alcantara IS-PA-NO: The Cuaba Issue is an ongoing series that entails two-dimensional works, sculpture and performances with its main subject being the Hispano [...]

Mango Slice

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Joiri Minaya Originally published in Spanish on Acento.  To handle unpeeled mangoes, wear disposable gloves. Or better yet, have someone else clean and cut it [...]

ARAB.DOMINICAN.ARAB.DOMINICAN

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

A Strange Land

July 6, 2016 // 1 Comment

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 [...]
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