Rewriting the West series | Guernica

In early 2019, I launched the Rewriting the West series in partnership with Guernica magazine. After the 2016, the need to understand the west, the symbolism of the border and its mythology became especially urgent.  I assembled a team of award-winning team of contributors for a series that explores the origins of the American West […]

The Border Wall is not just a dividing line-it’s a monument against racial progress | The Guardian

In April I contributed a piece to the Antiracism and America series, a collaboration between the Guardian and American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center. In the piece,  I explore the U.S.-Mexico border as a solution, not a problematic site, and challenge to the nation’s long history of white supremacy. In the popular imagination and political […]