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Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Hugo Fajardo, Lauren Flowers, Fo García, and Justin Marcano

October 18, 2018

Toxicity of Mexicocentrism One great thing about the term “Latinx” is that it can encompass so many cultures brought into the United States. There are 20* Latin American countries, each with their own story to tell. Their own people to talk about. Their own cultures to share. Being awa...

Tulane takes the D.R.: Students reflect on identity and blackness abroad after annual “O” trip

A group of Tulane students posing for a group picture before their next activity in Santiago de Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

August 30, 2018

“I feel black people in the U.S. benefit from a certain level of privilege from being American,” senior Harmonii Odinga said. “I definitely was made aware of the privileges of being American when certain socioeconomic aspects and assumptions around my blackness were left untranslated.” Studyi...

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

April 25, 2018

Netflix is no stranger to releasing high-quality content that displays the perspectives of marginalized communities. From "Dear White People" to "Queer Eye", there are multiple shows available through the streaming service that share the stories and struggles of people of color, LGBTQ+ people and ot...

Latin Trap and Afro Latinx Erasure: Tracing the real history of America’s latest music craze

Spearheaded by artists like Bad Bunny, Maluma and J Balvin, Latin Trap has quickly established itself as the newest craze in music industries across the Americas.

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018

With vibrant imagery, powerful lyrics and a blend of Latin American rhythm and hip-hop undertones, Latin Trap is taking the Americas by storm and has quickly become the United States' newest music craze. Though it has been difficult for artists, music critics and fans alike to pinpoint a clear definiti...