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Lizz Huerta

Before my sister and I leave to see Hamilton, Dua, my three-year-old niece is chatting with her parents at the dinner table. “George Washington was Black,” Dua proclaims. more

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Shortly before his latest book, Norse Mythology, was released, a fan told Neil Gaiman on Facebook that he would not be reading the new collection because, as he understood it, Gaiman was making fun of Donald Trump. more

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Around page 64 in Valley of the Horses (because shit yes, I still remember the page) I read my first sex scene: tall, handsome Neanderthal Jondalar deflowers a young woman in her “first pleasures” ceremony. I was 12 and it blew my fucking mind. more

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There were times when people stayed with us, sometimes overnight, sometimes for months. We had a spare room in the back of the house, a thin-walled corner where a cot was set up. more

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Día de los Muertos is a stunning celebration of life and death. The altars are resplendent with color; bright marigolds, sugar skulls, pan de muerto. And white people love that shit. more

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The '90s were hard. I lost my religion, my virginity and my eyebrows. more

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