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The Great Divide…The Politics of Race

My Facebook feed is full of politics and it’s getting tiring. I don’t talk about politics much. I actually avoid the topic because people are normally limited and only see things from their own point of view. S...

The Strength to Love

Gay Pride Month is a time for the LGBTQ community to celebrate it's history, culture and our unapologetic costumbres. What I find momentous about this time of the year is that it is also a time to celebrate...

Why I Marched for Puerto Rico

On November 19th, at 4:30 a.m. on a cold, rainy Sunday morning in New York I joined one of many busloads of citizens traveling to Washington D.C. to participate in the Unity March for Puerto Rico. The march w...

Trayvon Martin: Through a Latino Lens

On February 26, 2012 a young African American man named Trayvon Martin was shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who is Caucasian and Peruvian. When I initially heard of the Trayvon Marti...

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...
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