Making Space For Survival: Notes from Tejas Atzlan -
Ofelia Faz-Garza, founder of The Meet Shop, and her daughter. Photo: Melisa Cardona.

By Edyka Chilomé (Dallas, TX) | May 30, 2017

“This land was Mexican once, was Indian always and is. And will be again.”
– Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands, 1987

I begin this article by acknowledging the Read more


Today, with the spotlight on us, it is harder than ever to deny that Baltimore has deep-seated problems that run sharply along the lines of race, class, and the distribution of power. Would-be allies to protesters have been vocal in advocating what they believe to be good and appropriate ways to protest,… Read more

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