A comic and written entry by Raz.
“Gabby Rivera told me, hold wisdom below your tongue until it enters your bloodstream. / So I drank potions, prayed for books, and chanted affirmations”
“I am not content with being a pawn in the systemic genocide of my people.”
Notes from our editor, Kassandra (K.) Piñero.
A short narrative based off of the writer’s constant struggle in terms of their self identity and their hatred for this question.
A personal essay on the various aspects of the power of black sisterhood.
a series of drawings by artist Raz
“Body, a temple.”
“Her neighbour is watching her eat through the windows again. She knots the spaghetti in the back of her throat, then pulls it out. Imagining it as an intestine. I am sitting in the same room, we are all cannibals.”
I want my body to belong to me and not to a God. I want to feel what I want without guilt tapping on my right shoulder. I want to be held, and to be kissed without Christianity lingering in my thoughts.”