• Rachida Madani and Marilyn Hacker
    Armed with Words: Moroccan Poet Rachida Madani

    Rachida Madani sees herself as “a poet armed with words to bear witness and revolt against injustice, social inequality, women’s conditions in a patriarchal society, men’s superiority complex, despotism, and a lack of freedom of expression.” In this edition of The Writer’s Block, Rachida spoke about language, womanhood, and reinventing Scheherazade.


  • Maria Lopez De Leon
    “Who I am in this life”: An Interview with María López De León

    In an exclusive interview with Sampsonia Way Magazine, María López De León discloses her professional convictions and personal history in promoting Latino arts, culture, and equality across various networks. Also, López details her work as the Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC), her nomination by President Obama to the National Council of the Arts, and she enumerates several grant opportunities that support Latino arts and culture.