Tag: Nonfiction

Xochitl

A few weeks before Christmas 2017, my grandfather, mi abuelito, born in a migrant farm worker camp in rural Kansas, was called home by the

Legacy

“You cannot control your parentage, but you can control your legacy.” –Rick Riordan, The House of Hades   The world glows a brilliant white in

Two Dollar Bills Are Good Luck

My father is the type of man to take more than he gives. One of the few things he likes to give me and my

Nothing to Be Scared Of

Wearing my cutest bikini, gray background with white flowers, a little string thing, adorable, really, I lumber through laps as I swim at the Santa

The Identity that Immigration Built

We are pleased to announce that the So to Speak Blog’s Immigration Limited Series is now open for submissions. Please read our submission guidelines and submit

100 Lies

(“Just remember: what you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening.” Donald J. Trump)   1. The sun continues to rise in the

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#MeToo. Now What? | Jenny Fan Raj

How might we turn a hashtag into lasting social change?   The revelations keep coming, descriptions of sexual harassment and assault both disgusting and horrifyingly

The Spider and the Fly

The morning I left him, I unrolled reams of toilet paper; it lay in soft defiance on the bathroom floor. He hated that. How many times

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