This is not about the debated clash of civilizations But about the vibrant, continuous bleeding of cultures This is for the Americanized, assimilated Source: ‘A Pure Medley’: A Poem for the Children of Immigrants – Brown Girl Magazine
Dominican-American poet Elizabeth Acevedo eloquently said everything you’ve always wanted to say about your hair in a powerful piece. Through spoken word, she Source: Elizabeth Acevedo’s Poem “Hair” Takes On Beauty Standards | POPSUGAR Latina
Life as a white Hispanic has exposed me to prejudice and discrimination from whites and Latinos. Source: Life as White Hispanic
Good morning, early risers! Rich Boucher here. Are we ready to do this? Is anyone ever really ready for poetry? What is the best hour for poetry? Is there suc… Source: The Sunday Poem: Mercedez Holtry…Latino Roots – Duke City Fix
In-betweenness: Young Latinas and Identity Edna A. Viruell-Fuentes’ qualitative research suggest that for Latino women the stress involved in negotiating ethnic identity under a stigmatizing environments might be one of the ways in which living in a racialized society affects health outcomes. Focusing on young Latinas poetry, whether written or spoken found […]
Mercedez Holtry – “My Blood Is Beautiful” (IWPS 2014)
. “We have inherited the strength. We have inherited the passion.” Source: This Poem Is A Powerful Reminder Of What It Means To Be Latino American | The Huffington Post
from Maya Escobar This video represents the complexities and profound contradictions of Latinas’ identity.