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  • Tugging & Pulling: An Interview With Melissa Lozada-Oliva

    “We are trying our best to bring forth every strand of Latinidad and also be able to put the idea of “Latinidad” under a microscope and criticize it and dig up its dirt and try to shut down anti-blackness. We’re starting to come to terms with the fact that Latinx isn’t a race, even if it is a marginalized group heavily targeted by the president. Everything is constantly redefining itself and it’s nice to be a part of the cycle.” 

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  • Diversidad y Unidad

    For many of these writers, their Latinx identity and commitment to their craft are inseparable. Jiménez says she has been writing poetry for as long as she can remember — and being Latinx, being Puerto Rican, is a crucial part of that. “I think that’s the way most of us see our artmarking,” she says. “That’s just a part of who we are, and how we move in the world.”

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  • Are We Not Obsidian?*

    for Bekezela Mguni and Saretta Morgan by Lauren Russell This is not the death I dreamed of, so it must be life. Red moon bullseye playing peek-a-boo with the idea of a cloud. A black- bird […]

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