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Stephanie Manriquez is a writer, radio producer, music selectah and teaching artist based in Chicago. She teaches with the Yollocalli Arts Reach program at the National Museum of Mexican Art. She produces programming for Lumpen Radio, WLPN 105.5 FM in Chicago. She is also one half of the music selectah duo, The Ponderers.

You can find her on Instagram at @fanita_banana.

Hector is the editor of MANO. He's also the host of Latinish and Hits from the Brain. A Chicagoan living in Las Vegas, he's a former deputy editor of Latino Rebels, as well as a former managing editor of Gozamos, an art-activism site based in his home town. He has contributed to RedEye, a Tribune-owned daily geared toward millennials. His work has been mentioned by The New Yorker, TIME and other outlets, and his writing was featured in Ricanstruction, a comic book anthology whose proceeds went toward recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Hector studied history (for some reason) at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where his focus was on ethnic relations in the United States.

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