stories of the diaspora

Uni-tY

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Ricardo Santos   You and I are the same. We come from the same space. But for some reason, you don’t see it that way. We both respect the notion of “pull [...]

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 [...]

Mujerista

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Silvia Angulo   Tomorrow, after yesterday I am Latin- Dominican woman in America. Singing a Reggaeton laden lullaby   And it sounds like:   -rent [...]

Al ser el guión

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

You Plan To Stay

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Janet Arelis Quezada   The line is always longer when it separates you from your loved ones.  The longer you’ve been away from them—the more painfully [...]

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 [...]

Yo Soy Latina

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Mariela Regalado   YO SOY LATINA The language I speak does not define mi nacionalidad The little boxes you ask me to check “which one of these labels [...]
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