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Written by: Vicko Alvarez A response to My Papi and Mami Do Not Get Me My Ma and Pa do not get me, but we have spent my entire adult …

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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, …

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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 …

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diaspora is to miss someone you’ve never met; is to miss a place you’ve never visited. there’s a place in your gut where longing resides. it burrows itself in deeply …

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La virgen de Guadalupe, Tonantzin, Mother Earth, La Reina de Mexico is one of the most iconic figures seen in Mexico and the Southwest of the US. She appears in …

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Of all the places to collapse I choose a gas station in Albuquerque, NM. My head falls into my pareja’s lap as we sit in my car. Earlier in the …

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