No Longer Nuyorican — On Feeling Closer to my Culture
Being born in colonizer country doesn’t make me less Boricua
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.