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UPLIFTT | January 27, 2015

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“DON’T CALL THE COPS WHEN YOU NEED THEM”

December 6, 2014 |

All you poor devils saying that all this harassment and arrests of Black and Latino men aren’t about race are sadly delusional. I live in Williamsburg. Hipster mecca. Meaning, most likely there are more drugs being sold and consumed here … Read More

The Privilege of White Hispanic II: Facts, Stats, and Cognitive Dissonance

September 22, 2014 | 5

Perhaps I should’ve written this piece before the other one. Which turned out to be extremely polarizing, and controversial to some (really?), but that was my intention. I expected the outrage from a lot of people. I even wrote … Read More

Dear First Lady

July 11, 2014 |

Here is my issue with the assumption that Mrs. Obama is making about Latinos- it comes from my experience as a Latina being raised in this country:

As a Mexicana raised by a single-mother of four, education has been … Read More

White Boy Chicano by Michael Montenegro

July 1, 2014 |

White Boy Chicano

It’s an identity crisis

My parents are Mexican migrants, who stay busy all the time

Spanish is my first language, then almost losing it because of time

 My TV only showed Mexicans … Read More

A Realistic View: #HireALatinaHost

June 27, 2014 |

Recently, the world of Twitter and various entertainment message boards have been buzzing.  This week’s news reports are saying that ABC television will not be offering former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy a new contract for the fall season of the … Read More

#NotAllNerds But Yes Most Men

June 12, 2014 |

Since we’re still on the national debate of misogyny because a lunatic decided to take out his frustrations out on innocent people, here are a few things to consider:

1. You are more likely to be assaulted, raped, … Read More