Category Archives: Something such as fiction

How Not To Write Like a Jerk

​ Here are some humble suggestions for all you manly men in journalism, to help you not write like oppressive, sexist, transphobic jerks. 1) Check your male privilege: During Monday meetings with your sports blogger bros, you could all reflect on questions such … Continue reading

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Congress On Break While Immigrants Await Boehner’s Decision

Washington-Despite a 4-week hunger strike and various activist efforts, Congress went on break this Friday leaving 11 million undocumented immigrants without a final resolution about putting the HR15 immigration reform bill to a vote in the House. House Speaker John Boehner’s … Continue reading

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Black Friday, Why Fighting For a Towel Is Not That Crazy

  What can some people’s fights for acquiring and affording objects of commodity teach us about inauthentic utopias, and the underlying authentic struggles for a better quality of life we are overlooking?  Last week I followed Black Friday news in … Continue reading

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Junot Díaz and The Rockets: Race, Class, and How You Lose Her

Washington Heights-In November the United Palace of Cultural Arts hosted the deluxe release of Junot Díaz’s third book titled This is How You Lose Her. Junot Díaz is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer and current editor of The Boston Review. Joining the conversation … Continue reading

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The Real NYC Dancing Queen

NYC- This afternoon traffic enforcement agent Mentoria Hutchinson made my day. I got to witness her dance routine moves and locking, wacking choreography going on as she directed traffic in an intersection of Main Street, Flushing. I was trying to … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform: Is This How You See Me Through Legislation?

(This article was published in Black Girl Dangerous: http://www.blackgirldangerous.org/2013/11/see-eyes-legislation/) More than 40 children are in D.C. this week for events organized by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement. The movement fights for immigrant rights at the local and state level. On … Continue reading

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“I am not Gay:” What Morrisey’s Recent Declarations Say About Us.

Most of the press information I find about Morrisey’s new book released in October, is on his declaration about not being gay. This is not new given that questions about Morrisey’s sexuality, celibacy, bisexuality etc. have prevailed for the past decade of … Continue reading

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