Scars and Healing/Xicatrices y Xanaciones This series is about the term Latinx and Latinx identity. Our premise builds on Alán Pelaez Lopez’s notion of Latinx as “the visible wound that the ‘X’ forces the Latin American diaspora to confront.” In an effort to heal, this series looks at the wounds […]
Revista N’oj: Issue No. 2 (December 2020) Interview with author, Dr. Laura Pérez Eros Ideologies : Writings on Art, Sprituality, & the Decolonial With Abraham Ramirez Interview with author, Dr. Laura Pérez, Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley on her most recent book, Eros Ideologies: Writings on Art, Sprituality, […]
Haiti has seen a series of demonstrations since September of 2019 that were triggered by a fuel shortage. Shortly after, demonstrators started demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. Media outlets have depicted these demonstrations as riots. In this podcast, we hear from Pierre Labossiere, co-founder of the Haiti Action Committee, and look at the history of Haiti, to determine whether these demonstrations are in fact riots or whether they are part of an uprising that stems from Haiti’s long history of resistance towards oppressive forces.
In this podcast we work through several themes including social media’s role in Brazil, especially through whatsapp, in constructing false narratives of political figures and events. We talk about Jair Bolsonaro and his use of language and its relationship with physical violence. We try to hash out what […]