The Arc Towards Justice

During my last semester at Brandeis University, I was nominated to be one of the graduate commencement speaker for the all student graduation. Though I was a finalist I was not selected. I wanted to share my commencement speech with folks. I reflected a lot on my time at Brandeis, the circumstances we dealt withContinue reading “The Arc Towards Justice”

An Installment

We are numbers on a pageExceptNot everyone has the privilege of being countedWe are counted in installmentsWhen politically convenient and palpable We are not counted when our numbers challenge the party in powerWe are actively silencedPartitioned into Jerrys, our souls divided for their managingWe are allowed to vote only when it is profitable Yet theContinue reading “An Installment”

Endurance, Persistence, and Resilience!”

El Residente from Calle 13 is one of my favorite artists. To commemorate the UN International Day of Peace I translated, wrote & virtually performed this piece titled “Endurance, Persistence, and Resilience!” It is part translation and modern adaptation of Calle 13, El Aguante song. You can find a video of the recording here. MyContinue reading “Endurance, Persistence, and Resilience!””