The faculty center sit-in led to a subsequent 14-day hunger strike. Ultimately, this led to an agreement between the UCLA administration and student activist leaders.
We must also reject the labels, categories and typologies that divide us: educated versus uneducated; citizen versus undocumented; and undocumented youth (good immigrants or “the innocent ones”) versus undocumented parents (bad immigrants or “the sinners”).
From its first days as a nation, it seems Haiti has been punished by the rest of the world for birthing itself.
It’s notable that so few people weighing in on this debate even recognized Puerto Rico as a site of the African diaspora.