Ukrainian refugees deserve the world’s sympathy and assistance. It is worth noting, however, that because they are often blond and blue-eyed, their plight is eliciting far more empathy than, say, people fleeing a drug war in Central America.
If you’re a Latino looking to expand your mind and reach cosmic levels of awareness, there’s a strong possibility that you will get arrested. In contrast, wealthy investors dabbling with hallucinogenic research can build respectable “careers, organizations, and for-profits by mining the ancient and contemporary pasts of non-white cultures.”
The colonizers may be able to buy el Viejo San Juan, but it will never belong to them.
Poet Melissa Medina walks us through the changes in her beloved New York City neighborhood, El Barrio
A chat with Stephanie Manriquez, a writer, radio producer, music selectah and teaching artist based in Chicago
Hector chats with Byron Sigcho, an Ecuadorian immigrant activist and community organizer running for alderman in Chicago’s 25th ward.
A chat with ‘Gente-Fied’ director Marvin Lemus at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
The Chicago communities in which Martin Luther King fought for better housing are the very same communities now struggling against gentrification.