by Jasmine M. Pulido
“… if you don’t see yourself represented outside of yourself you just feel fucking invisible.”
—John Leguizamo, Latin History for Morons
I have felt invisible for most of my life.
Continue reading Undoing My Own Invisibility: In Celebration of Filipino/a/x American Heritage Month
I have never immersed myself in a story where someone Filipinx American was the main character. I have never watched a show that was led by a Filipinx American protagonist. I have never read a book by a Filipinx American author. I haven’t ever had a Filipinx American neighbor, not even one, in the 15 years I have lived in Seattle.
It’s a problem.
by Bri Little
Ebo Barton is an Los Angeles-born poet, performer, and educator who is Black/Filipinx and trans/non-binary. They moved to the Pacific Northwest 16 years ago and as they were separating from the US Navy, they got into the Seattle Slam Poetry Scene and have been a force to be reckoned with since. Ebo shares insight into their forthcoming book, Insubordinate, and speaks on the unrealistic expectations of poets from marginalized groups and classism in the arts community. Continue reading Artists Must Humanize History: A Conversation with Ebo Barton