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Hector Rivera

Hector Luis Rivera is a Bronx born Boricua poet and song writer, performing since 1990. For 16 years, he co-led the Welfare Poets, scripting rap, Puerto Rican sones de bomba, and Puerto Rican plenas. Following his move to Chicago in
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Shahrin Azim

Shahrin Azim is a community organizer and henna artist. She has always been connected with her community via culture and arts. She grew up learning Bangla through natoks and being in company with Bengali aunties. Henna was another way she
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Portrait of Alejandro Varela

Alejandro Varela

Alejandro Varela (he/him) is based in New York. His work has appeared in The Point magazine, Boston Review, Harper’s Magazine, The Rumpus, Joyland Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, The Offing, Blunderbuss Magazine, Pariahs (an anthology, SFA Press, 2016), the Southampton Review,
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Black and white portrait of journalist and author Roberto Lovato

Roberto Lovato

Journalist and teacher Roberto Lovato is the author of Unforgetting: A Memoir of Revolution and Remembrance (Harper Collins), a book picked by the New York Times as an “Editor’s Choice” that the paper also hailed as “Groundbreaking.” Award-winning author Roberto
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Geo Maher

Geo Maher has previously taught at Vassar College, San Quentin State Prison, and the Venezuelan School of Planning in Caracas. He is the author of We Created Chavez, Decolonizing Dialectics, Building the Commune, and Spirals of Revolt (coming soon).

Kerbie Joseph

Kerbie Joseph is a first generation Haitian woman from Brooklyn, NY and a community organizer with the ANSWER  (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) Coalition. Kerbie has been organizing since the age of 19 in NYC against police brutality, mass incarceration, housing insecurity and LGBTQTSTGNC oppression.

Derek Ford

Derek R. Ford is assistant professor of education studies at DePauw University, where he teaches and researches about how educational theory can contribute to revolutionary struggles. He’s written six books, including Communist Study: Education for the Commons and Politics and
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Curry Stephenson Malott

Curry Stephenson Malott is associate professor in the Department of eEducational Foundations and Policy Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He’s the author of numerous books in the politics, psychology, and cultural aspects of education, including A History of
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