Confessing that I do not speak Spanish has always felt embarrassing and shameful.
Like many women, my whirlwind of failed romances left me fearful and insecure.
Now 23, Arleene uses art to spark conversations about immigration, although she remains fearful of of the consequences of being undocumented.
To be Latinx, just like Latino, Latina, or Hispanic, is to make invisible the African and the Taíno in me.
“We prove that not all Mexicans are here doing crimes, or trafficking drugs.”
They live daily life as minorities—Muslims among their Puerto Rican family and Puerto Ricans in the Muslim community.
Created during such a period of civil unrest, El Museo served as a beacon for New York City’s Puerto Rican and African-American communities.
“When I was eighteen, I was a rebel and my parents were threatening to send me back to Guadalajara to a private school.”
This story HAS to be told on the big screen.
In Donald Trump’s America, my great-grandfather, Jesús Chavira, would be treated as a societal menace.
Anti-Mexicanism in the United States is a race-premised set of historical and contemporary ascriptions, convictions and discriminatory practices.
Maintaining the 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act is an Insult to the immigrant rights movement.
When I was growing up in Chicago, our holiday gatherings were small and intimate.
Another bold move from the award-winning NPR show.
Being a chola is about asserting the right to be a young woman who is feminine, beautifully adorned, sensual, challenging, independent and free-thinking.
After a year of scanning my negatives, I’ve yet to find a single piano anywhere.