Written by: Rafael Zu and Jessica Alvarenga Translated by: Jessica Alvarenga In colonial Brazil, a quilombo was a place where runaway slaves would take refuge and be free. Novos quilombos, …

Read More

Written by: Jessica Alvarenga Photo by: Edgar Azevedo Funk Carioca, better known as just Funk (funk-e), is a style of Brazilian hip hop that blends DJ-ing and rap with African …

Read More

RIO DE JANEIRO – Amidst accusations of involvement in the billion dollar corruption scandal with Petrobras, Lava Jato, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was ousted from her executive duties on May …

Read More

While the only “weird” thing still happening in Austin is the mass gentrification further exacerbated by every music festival, it still is home to black excellence: queer visual artist Beth …

Read More

There are several things that come to mind when you think of San Antonio; Selena, the Alamo, Tejanos, maybe even a band called Los Tejanos del Alamo. But, what about …

Read More

Puta, Whore. Perra, Bitch. Callejera, Streewalker. Marimacha, Dyke. Mujer facil, Loose woman. In order for patriarchy to maintain the hegemonic power, womyn must adhere to invisible boundaries set forth by …

Read More

MENU

Back

MEM is funded only by our readers. Help us keep going by donating to our site!