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.
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.
If you haven’t already figured it out yet, like millions of other Arizonans, I’m angry, disgusted and scared.
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.
DACA is power materialized into a solution created for and by our community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Lúgaro commented on the ongoing George Floyd protests, she highlighted her own privilege as a white person in Puerto Rico.
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.
Brown communities owe our solidarity to Black liberation struggles.
The self-proclaimed Freedom Fighters need to show up for Black lives.
Not everyone is forced to witness all of this breakage.
They continue to pay for this injustice in Peru, where they are separated from their spouses, children and families.
The end of the racial state will be the end of the colonial state and the post-colonial criollo state.
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.
Law enforcement often touts tear gas as a non-lethal, crowd dispersal weapon, but it is actually a lot more dangerous than that.
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.