Spotlight: Broken Boxes Podcast

A universe of stars came together when I found the Broken Boxes podcast. The interviews of various artists I admire and the mission driving this collection is dear and impressive to say the least. Recognizing how small and interconnected the world is, a collaborative force of a friend, Cougar Vigil, brought my attention to the…

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Philadelphia Sticky Bun Memories

Editor’s note: Centering the theme of matriarchy in our first issue of 2018 invited us to examine the places where the personal and creative intersect in our own lives.  In conjunction with our Recipes for Comfort and Celebration post, I am excited to share this piece written by one of the most important matriarchs in…

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Spotlight: Growing Concerns Poetry Collective

By Marina Murayama Nir What happens when you live in a world that carves your narrative out for you? When you are told that you have no choice but to live out the life that white people design to hold you down? Mykele Deville and McKenzie Chinn use their poetry to unpack historical oppression and…

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Recipes for Comfort and Celebration

Compiled by Eva Mayhabal Davis Food is more than our nourishment. It’s a ritual and an identity; as the saying goes, you are what you eat. An ultimate staple food for me is the tortilla,a versatile, ancient and modern, dynamic, cross-cultural superfood. Growing up in a Mexican-American fusion home, there was a rooted understanding of…

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Spotlight: O1 Magazine

As a species, we’ve created few other institutions that rival the depth and breadth of the US immigration system and its obstructive complexity. For those who experience it firsthand, it takes many forms. It is at once sterile, inscrutable, unyielding, and a powerful locus of human emotion, both joy and sorrow. The tension between these…

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