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A Poem for This Fourth of July

This 4th of July I don’t feel much like celebrating. The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave is in trouble, more divided, more unequal, and certainly less free, than ever. In November, I do believe we … Continue reading

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A Poem for the 4th of July

Immigrants in Our Own Land by Jimmy Santiago Baca We are born with dreams in our hearts, looking for better days ahead. At the gates we are given new papers, our old clothes are taken and we are given overalls … Continue reading

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