Roar

An inspiring relative sits down with Christine Bolañosto recount her harrowing past in El Salvador and her determination to start anew. 

 

MAY FIFTEENTH
 

 

 

 


Immigrants of America

A portrait series: "I wanted my project to be a means of looking more deeply into our definition and assumptions about the term immigrant." 

Islanders

Teow Lim Goh's Islanders is poetry that blends politics and intimacy through the histories of Chinese immigrants and her own legacy.

The Music of Lalo Resendiz

A Mexican musician's bilingual covers of pop songs, stunning translations of Turkish lyrics, and heartfelt dedications...



Stories from previous weeks:

Khalid's Bodega

How one corner-store reveals the heart of a neighborhood.

 Beyond Barriers

"Leap, and a net will appear. I had come across this saying a while ago and it has been my motto ever since. My encounter with my newly found sister and what ensued in the following few months were just that. We took a leap and a net did appear..."

A Return To Cuba

At the heart of almost every Cuban-American family is a tragedy. Most of us were torn apart from loved ones by the passions of ideology. In some cases, this included fear of reprisals and imprisonment. Many also lost personal property. Wounds like these do not heal easily. So my first visit to Cuba after 52 years in exile began with heavy apprehensions...

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WRITING FROM AROUND THE WEB

  • "I do not know what my identity is when I am not working."  -A comic
     
  • The Vilcek Prize recognizes immigrant artists who make a contribution to U.S. culture through their art.- N
     
  • Ten Immigrants Who Became Famous Artists - Sleek Magazine
     
  • Trump's Immigration Ban is Already Harming American Science - The Atlantic
     
  • Four Artists Who Are Reshaping America's Immigration Debate - Colorlines
     
  • and again: How to help refugees in the United States - Rescue.org

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