Motherlands Become Otherlands

Evaristo Angurria 3
Art by Evaristo Angurria, Dominican Republic

“For Black Latinx in the U.S., bicultural, bilingual ― if they are lucky ― and born to immigrant parents, there is no motherland.”

Motherland is an idea – a place where one can walk without being treated according to preconceived ideas based on the exterior, the surface of our skin. I journeyed a lifetime in search of this mecca only to find that it doesn’t exist.

Read about my journey here.

 

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