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Surviving Trump’s America

Isat in silence the morning of the 9th, coffee cup in hand, staring at a wall. Having had no sleep, I was thinking about how to talk to my children about what had just occurred with this election, when I be...

My Life As an Undocumented Latino in the U.S.

In 1989, my family and I left our small Maya community in Yucatán, México due to poverty, violence and lack of opportunity. My parents wanted the best for my sister and I; they were willing to leave everythin...

The Strength to Love

Hispanic Heritage month is a time to celebrate our history, culture and our unapologetic costumbres. What I find momentous about this time of the year is that we also get to celebrate many of the civil libe...