East Austin's Black And Chicano History On Instagram.

Using a Latino Filter

East Austin’s Black And Chicano History On Instagram One of the best aspects of social media is its potential reach. More so than ever before, we have the ability to connect with thousands, if not millions, by posting on a variety of platforms designed to […]

Desperately Seeking Green Cards

Til Deportation Do Us Part

Desperately Seeking Green Cards The threat of deportation in Trump’s America is very real and frightening. We’ve seen videos of parents being snatched by immigration officials; literally after taking their children to school. We’ve read stories of young people being sent back to countries they […]

Couple Moves Up Wedding So Dying Newborn Could Take Part

Love Lifts Us Up

Couple Moves Up Wedding So Dying Newborn Could Take Part This is the kind of story that both pulls at your heartstrings and then smashes the organ into pieces. Love is a fascinating feeling and act, and it manifests itself in ways we’ll never know […]

Gay Workers May Lose Promotions Because Of Their Voice

Was It Something I Said?

Gay Workers May Lose Promotions Because Of Their Voice Most queer people I know are self-conscious when it comes to their voice; they fear that their homosexuality will be heard from a mile away. Because our culture is obsessed with this idea of people “sounding […]

Border Officers Told a Mexican Teen to Drink Liquid Meth

Incredibly Hard to Swallow

Border Officers Told a Mexican Teen to Drink Liquid Meth Tales from the border continue to sadden me, especially as a native of the region. Not only are we at the precipice of seemingly limitless mass deportations under Trump’s horribly xenophobic regime; we’re also on […]

Neil Gorsuch would've walked out the door

I Will Survive Gorsuch

Neil Gorsuch would’ve walked out the door A lot of Trump’s supporters mentioned the vacancy on the US Supreme Court as a reason to vote the former reality TV show host into the highest of public offices. Among the issues they wanted that prospective justice […]