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23 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

HuffPost Live Video: Everyone Should Have the Basic Human Right to Go Home

I was on HuffPost live yesterday holding down the fort, along with Viri Hernandez, for our friends who broke down the arbitrary U.S.-Mexico wall to bring people back home. The #DREAM9 are now detained at Eloy Detention Center — the worst detention center in the country. Alas, HuffPost was more committed to trying to talk […]

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11 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

TEDTalk – Redefining “Model Minority”

I was tired of being the exception to the rule. So I decided to flip the rule on its head. Video here. Alas, my speech was cut short by two minutes due to the usual extenuating circumstances (sorry person of color, you’ve spoke long enough), so here is the full text. Enjoy.

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15 June 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Obama Announces Relief for Some Undocumented Youth

After years of organizing from undocumented youth, the Obama Administration has relented and granted immunity from deportation to certain young people in the United States without legal status. The news comes on the heels of undocumented youth occupying Obama for America offices around the country, with requests for an executive order to stop the deportation […]

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01 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Break An Onguard or Kryptonite U-Lock On Your Bicycle

This morning, Rich and I stole a bicycle in broad daylight from Thomas Jefferson street in Georgetown. Granted, it was my own beloved Diamondback bike. Still, no one seemed to care as Rich sawed away at the U-lock for half an hour. You fit right in as long as you act like you are doing […]

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31 December 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Priyanka Chopra in Saheli-Ana: Why Should Boys Have All the Fun?

I can turn my brain off for a second and enjoy this video of Priyanka Chopra in a new avatar: Of course, I don’t understand why the other woman has to appear dressed like a man to denote that kind of ‘Dostana.’ This adoption of gayness for humor is a troubling trend that reveals the […]

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