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Questioning The “Kill” Metaphor Used by Cancer Doctors and Researchers

October 27, 2009 by

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Far as I know, it’s a universally accepted thing throughout the networked world to say that we ought to “kill” cancer. Just from a google search, there are several non-spiteful “kill cancer” foundation type websites. There are a few articles about new cures that can “kill cancer.” In my public lecture cancer class at CSUN, […]

Transience, Memory, Public Space, and Las Vegas

October 16, 2009 by

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I hate Las Vegas. I hate being there, I hate the crowds, I hate the traffic on the strip, I hate the douchebags and whores scattered all across the place. No, I wasn’t in Vegas on my own volition; I was there to show my cousin and aunt from the mother Islands around. While I […]

Mestizo Revelations: An All-Encompassing Mixed Race and Multi-Racial Body of Literature and Multi-Media

October 5, 2009 by

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This post is mainly a link for people in Mestizo Revelations or who want to be a part of Mestizo Revelations. I am helping edit the project. Mestizo Revelations is a collection of essays, poems, and visual art from mixed-race writers and artists expressing their narratives and perspectives on being mixed race in America. Ms. […]