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Identity

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by BRIELLE YOUNG (United States)

September 2021

The story my grandfather told continues to shape me today. 


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by CLAIRE SWADLING (United States)

September 2021

Dr. André studies the intersection of identity, race, identityand opera. 


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by MUSKAAN ARSHAD (United States)

September 2021

It is our job to be allies and fight alongside Black Americans for equality. 

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by PRAVARTIKA WANKHEDE (India)

September 2021

Discrimination on the basis of class is illegal. Yet it exists and blooms in this environment of hate. 

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by CHLOE SOW (United States)

September 2021

We often forget how Black communities and Asian communities have stood up for each other. 


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by STELLA WESTON (New Zealand)

September 2021

"For many of us, this is not a new moment in time," says the young Māori activist. 


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by AMY NAM (Canada)

September 2021

As early as nine years old, I stood in front of my bathroom mirror, poking and prodding at the skin above my eyes to create double eyelids.

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by TIFFANY LEONG (United States)

July 2021

I knew Chinatown best on Saturdays, 

the November kind

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by NEERAJA KUMAR (India)

July 2021

Why does the sky appear black from the airplane

even though its sweltering noon on the ground?

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by CHRIS LIM (The Philippines)

July 2021

Jeepney Smoke seeps through the iron rail

to keep him bloodshot. He burrows in the neck

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by LILY WANG (United States)

July 2021

for two cents, the man 

answering will reach into the ocean

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by EDWIGE GHEMBESALU (United States)

April 2021

They tell us to put our hands up. Then, they ask us why we moved. Sister, that is why they shoot. Because we move.

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by AILEEN BAK (Australia)

April 2021

As a Haenyeo, a Korean sea-woman, her day was just beginning, even before the sun rose in the bitter oceanic cold to ready herself to dive for her day's catch.

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by KOBY CHEN (Canada)

April 2021

When my mother and father had left for the west, they brought few things with them. 

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by ARI (United States)

April 2021

In the jungles of Aklan stands a statue of a man I've never met.

Stands a monument to a face I've never seen.

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by NAZEEFA AHMED (Canada)

December 2020

Mathematics: prove me

with your trig identities

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by VIVIAN ZHI (Canada)

December 2020

My words can be a sense of comfort, a feeling of being understood, a thought, an awakening. 

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by CARISSA CEASOR (United States)

December 2020

Shirk your sense of responsibility. 

Leave your guilt at the door of progress. 

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by ANYA WILSON (Ireland)

December 2020

When I arrive home, there are men outside our cottage. But these are not my dada's friends. 

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by YASMINE BOLDEN (United States)

December 2020

You have never known those shores or those 

people or those words that sound like a memory

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by ELOISE DAVIS (United Kingdom)

December 2020

Throughout my many travels, to all sorts of exotic lands, never before have I seen a diet so extraordinary as that of the snamuh.

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by ARIA MALLARE (United States)

August 2020

Don't you swat at a fly. 

Don't you mindlessly shoot that harmless creature to the ground.

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by LEE GAINES (United States)

August 2020

you have learned there is both good and bad about where you live.

you have learned the stubbornest people on the planet are Southern. 

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by ASHTON PERFECTO (United States)

April 2020

I am an American boy

with a Mexican twin. 

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by ARIELLE LINN (Myanmar)

April 2020

In the thousand faceless poems I've read

the moon has never been named a "him."

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by AURELLI LAZUARDI (Singapore)

April 2020

Negro Swan allows Devonte Hynes to address his struggles as a young black man in the UK.