The US owes its very existence to the Black women whose unpaid labor built this nation and whose political activism has rescued it from fascism repeatedly.
This article was originally published on Threads of Solidarity and was republished here with the author’s permission. Editor’s Note: While this article focuses specifically on Latinx immigration issues, we acknowledge that non-Latinx immigrants of color face similar challenges. Imagine a government that kidnaps, tortures, rapes, and kills. Now imagine one that forces people into slavery. These horrors sound like things that happen […]
This article was originally published on Threads of Solidarity and republished here with the author’s permission. The strong, Black woman. The Asian “model minority.” “¡No soy loco!” These tropes, expressions, and labels are often used to demonstrate (and even celebrate) the “resiliency” of people of color. But it’s a trap. These stereotypes may seem empowering, […]