No Longer Nuyorican — On Feeling Closer to my Culture

Being born in colonizer country doesn’t make me less Boricua

Photo by Tatiana Rodriguez on Unsplash

Boricuas love baseball.

Some of my earliest memories are of my grandmother’s infatuation with the sport. Eyes glued to the tiny television, tray of snacks laid out in front of her chair, she would sit for hours. Jubilant shouting filling the apartment whenever the Mets scored.

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Lola Rosario

Lola Rosario

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Afro-Boricua Poet ~ Cultural Storyteller. Featured on: HipLatina, Latino Rebels, HER Adventures. Let's collab: turkesatango@gmail.com