Articles by: Ed Morales

September 29, 2017

The Trump administration's delay in sending real aid to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is a distasteful display of colonialist racism. But it's par for the course: our citizenship has always been second-class.

February 13, 2015
Latina/os are best positioned to form a broad left agenda—beyond advocating immigration reform—to tackle hemispheric inequality at its roots.
February 9, 2015
The Radical Statehood doctrine made assertions that seem all the more relevant for U.S. Latinos today.
November 19, 2014

In Justin Simien’s debut film Dear White People, a passing comment about Puerto Ricans exposes the contradictory status of mixed-race people in the "post-racial" Americas.

October 14, 2014

A guerrera de la luz, Lila Downs talks about her current and future projects and what it means to live and make art on real and metaphorical borders.

September 10, 2014

Almost 10 years after their origins as a quirky indie-hip hop cum alternative reggaetón music group, Calle 13 continues to bring its message of a dissolution of borders in favor of social class alliances to the mainstream.

July 17, 2014

On its fifteenth anniversary, this year's Latin Alternative Music Conference sought to redefine the meaning of "alternative" in Latin music.

June 19, 2014

Latino representation is on the rise in the media, but a new report from Columbia University reveals the problematic stereotypes that come with this representation.

June 9, 2014

Two Puerto Rican Congressional representatives embrace one of the most powerful African-American congressmen ever in a show of black-Latino unity.