Opinion

Participating in Carceral Systems (OPINION)

Carceral frameworks live inside of us. They aren’t discrete systems outside ourselves that we can dismantle without critically examining how they shape our ideas, strategies, and visions.

  • Jul 8, 2020
  • 5:06 PM

Florida’s DeSantis Continues to Embarrass With COVID Denial and Anti-Immigrant Policies (OPINION)

In the midst of it all, DeSantis and his acolytes still find the time to push policies like E-Verify that harm vulnerable populations. It’s cruel and completely unnecessary.

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 11:37 AM

Dear Governor Ducey: Arizonans Are Dying of COVID-19 (OPINION)

If you haven’t already figured it out yet, like millions of other Arizonans, I’m angry, disgusted and scared.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 5:10 PM

My Latino Essential Worker Family Is at Greater Risk of Contracting COVID-19 (OPINION)

I am an essential worker. So are my parents. I know that we are at greater risk from contracting COVID-19 because we cannot stay home. We must go out to work like many other Latino families.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 4:36 PM

Our Long Walk to Freedom: A Step Forward (OPINION)

DACA is power materialized into a solution created for and by our community.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

Amidst Florida’s Growing COVID-19 Rates, DeSantis Blames Vulnerable Communities to Hide His Incompetence (OPINION)

Just a few weeks ago, he was claiming victory over coronavirus. 

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 11:42 AM

Win for DACA Recipients Is a Win for the Country (OPINION)

Let us see what happens in November.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 4:08 PM

Theodore Roosevelt’s Legacy of Imperial Adventurism and Colonialism

He was an ardent believer of the racial tenets of the moment and in particular, that “civilized nations” should act as protectors of “barbarous” ones.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

Cuando las vidas negras no importan: How Puerto Ricans Can Change Conversations on Race and Racism

Race in Puerto Rico has always been associated with phenotype and ancestry. The false discourse of “we’re all mixed” has led to systemic racism being dismissed or reduced to phenotype.

  • Jun 17, 2020
  • 2:19 PM

An Open Letter From Undocumented, DACAmented and Formerly Undocumented Leaders to the Immigrant Rights Movement

We are about to witness the Supreme Court slash DACA and put about 650,000 DACA recipients, including many of us, at risk of deportation. But this time we cannot do business as usual.

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM

Racial Double Standards in Puerto Rico’s Alexandra Lúgaro Phenomenon

When Lúgaro commented on the ongoing George Floyd protests, she highlighted her own privilege as a white person in Puerto Rico.

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 5:27 PM

The Cure: On Dying, Living, and Healing

Our human progress feels brittle in the face of this relentless virus not only because of its devastating impact on our bodies but also because yet again the futility of our political logics, our economic priorities, and our grand theories of trickle-down equality is unmasked.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 5:51 PM

Black Love, Brown Pride in the Sets Again

Brown communities owe our solidarity to Black liberation struggles.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 3:48 PM

Moving Beyond ‘Performative Allyship’

What real solidarity looks like.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 2:58 PM

South Florida’s Loudest Residents Need to Speak Up (OPINION)

The self-proclaimed ​Freedom Fighters​ need to show up for Black lives.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 12:11 PM

We’ve Been Breaking: Attending to Racial Trauma During Resistance

Not everyone is forced to witness all of this breakage.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 4:19 PM

24 Years Without Justice for Denis and Julio

They continue to pay for this injustice in Peru, where they are separated from their spouses, children and families.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 12:25 PM

The Anti-Racist Manifesto of Colectiva Feminista en Construcción

The end of the racial state will be the end of the colonial state and the post-colonial criollo state.

  • Jun 7, 2020
  • 11:20 AM

Dear Fellow White People

All I can do right now is tell my own story, because I may not have been the victim of systemic racism, but I have been the beneficiary.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 5:04 PM

Tear Gas Is Banned in Warfare: It Should Not Be Used By Police (OPINION)

Law enforcement often touts tear gas as a non-lethal, crowd dispersal weapon, but it is actually a lot more dangerous than that.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 1:24 PM

America Isn’t Changing, So We Must: Why Latinos Are Crucial to the Black Lives Matter Movement (OPINION)

It is time that we stand beside our Black friends, colleagues, and neighbors, and fight against systemic racism in the United States.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 8:50 AM

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