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  • Cuban Bloggers

    Blogging Under Fear — The Risks of Virtual Protests Translated by Alicia Sewald Like those who have placed their hopes for a democratic future in boats, Cuban bloggers place their hope in missives sent into cyberspace [...]

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  • Kilobytes of Discord

    In Cuba, Blogger Yoani Sánchez’s Protests Result in a New Kind of Revolution Translated by Alicia Sewald Yoani Sánchez is known for her blog Generación Y (Generation Y), which documents the experiences and frustrations of Cuba’s [...]

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  • No Place Like Home

    For most high school students, taking a literature class is hardly a life-changing event. Not so for Italo Vasquez-Velasquez. Born in El Salvador, he attended a private high school in the mid-1980s. His teacher assigned books [...]

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  • Voices from Cave Canem: Carl Phillips

    Carl Phillips on Sampsonia Way Photo by Renee Rosensteel In his poem “Aubade: Some Peaches, After Storm,” Carl Phillips writes “how your hands clear/ easily the wreckage; how you stand–like a building for a time condemned,/ [...]

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  • Haiti: Selected Recommended Readings

    Prepared by Nadine Pinede and Danielle Legros George Poetry Volumes Félix Morisseau-Leroy, Haitiad and Oddities Danielle Georges, Maroon Marilene Phipps, Crossroads and Unholy Water Patrick Sylvain, Love, Lust and Loss Anthologies Edited by Claudine Michel, Marlene [...]

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