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When I first heard of La Negrada, the first fictional film with an all Afromexican cast released earlier this year, I was excited. Finally, a movie that visibilizes a community …

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Vicko Alvarez Vega (ScholaRComics) created a series to highlight the moments in which we use instagram to show a little bit of vulnerability on a platform largely utilized to show our …

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Tahila Xicahuamazatl Mintz is a photographer, filmmaker, artist, educator, community organizer, and healer. Tahila has lived photographing and recording stories of women and communities throughout the Americas, Africa, Middle East, …

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X’ene Sky is a classical pianist, singer, and composer based in Austin, Texas. Her song “Flowers” is dedicated to Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Tasnim, & all the flowers …

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In the short documentary Life Between Borders: Black Migrants in Mexico, filmmaker Ebony Bailey takes a close look at the growing population of Black families and workers seeking opportunities for …

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Nossa Puta Sagrada, Our Blessed Whore, explores the complexities of a woman’s sexuality. It ruptures the false dichotomy between a whore and a saint and challenges what a respectable woman could …

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