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10 Reasons not to read this

1. Let’s start with the obvious: The author is a white male, part of a group whose voice is vastly overrepresented in the media. Instead of reading yet another piece from a white male perspective, why not read something written by those whose voices are either not heard or marginalized. 2. Chances are, if you’re […]

Blanqueamiento: A poem by Adebe DeRango-Adem

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The land that’s yours is mine, is shadows, which I see both dreaming and in the night when drums make our old selves dance, bring us to embrace those old ghosts weaving through. No one owns them or us,  nor the fearful asymmetries of our lineage, of our Caribe we left for new callings, a […]

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Public Transportation Pt. 2

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Continuation of Part 1 … Hours before Alan would nearly run over that student running across the street, before the slam of breaks, before Liam would topple over, much before the bus would reach equilibrium and return to a balance again, Alan sat at breakfast and ate a bowl of cereal.  Then a call from his excited […]

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