Book Review: Negro So Yo by Marc D. Perry

Perry hopes the book will allow a more nuanced understanding of U.S and Cuban relations and racism in Cuba.

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Pasantía en el PNUD: diseño gráfico que celebra el #díadelosderechoshumanos

(Read in English here) Desde principios de septiembre, he estado trabajando como pasante de Diseño Gráfico y Estrategia Digital de las Naciones Unidas para América Latina y el Caribe. Trabajar para una organización como el PNUD es un codiciado sueño hecho realidad para una política y una geek sustentable. Cada semana tengo la oportunidad de … Continue reading Pasantía en el PNUD: diseño gráfico que celebra el #díadelosderechoshumanos

Interning at the UNDP: graphic design that celebrates #humanrightsday

(Lee en Español aquí) Since early September I have been working as the United Nation's Development Program of Latin America and the Caribbean's Graphic Design and Digital Strategy Intern. Working for an organization such as the UNDP is a coveted dream come true for a politics and sustianabilty geek. Every week I get the opportunity … Continue reading Interning at the UNDP: graphic design that celebrates #humanrightsday

Living in Color: How Rosie Perez Makes Everything Better

Before I knew Rosie Perez’s name I knew her voice. Before I understood the cultural waves Perez is responsible for, I joyously watched her confident self  walk right up to the guest chairs of David Letterman and Jay Leno.  It was not until I began paying special attention to the representation of the Latinx community … Continue reading Living in Color: How Rosie Perez Makes Everything Better

Brooklyn Museum Exhibit ‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985’

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 Is this where Ana Mendieta will be?   Recently the Brooklyn Museum announced it would be holding an exhibit focusing on art created by Latina women using their body to express their marginalized identity and experiences. The second I read those words I knew this would be my chance … Continue reading Brooklyn Museum Exhibit ‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985’

Reinas: Latinxs on TV release

I am so excited to announce the release of my Zine "Reinas: Latinxs on TV!" I have been working on this project for several months. My main goal was to educate readers on the history of television on the island of Cuba while giving them a glimpse into the life of a Cuban American. I … Continue reading Reinas: Latinxs on TV release

A Love Letter to Rosa Diaz

It is difficult not to begin an article concerning the show Brooklyn 99 with: I love Rosa Diaz! For the five seasons it has been on, Fox's Brooklyn 99 has placed characters typically on the sides, or across enemy lines, of a police drama at the center of a cop comedy. Ever since the pilot … Continue reading A Love Letter to Rosa Diaz

Nosotros Festival: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Nosotros Festival: Hurray for the Riff Raff One of my closest friends and I were sitting alone in the living room talking about our favorite artists- nothing particularly surprising for two college friends to be discussing on a Saturday afternoon. We had talked about music before, but this time it was more than what we … Continue reading Nosotros Festival: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Concerns and Excitement for the Women’s March on Washington

My Personal Experience and Hopes for Intersectional Feminism  On January 20th, shortly after Donald Trump is sworn in as the President of the United States I am getting on a Greyhound bus with a friend of mine and heading down to Washington D.C. If the plan goes correctly, we’ll arrive at 5:50 a.m. Saturday January … Continue reading Concerns and Excitement for the Women’s March on Washington