Illegal Aliens: A Goddamned Prayer for Roma

I can assure you all that my mother wasn’t born from a nuclear explosion on Mars she did not tread green slime beneath her, nothing leaked from her backside on the plane. Mama did not come here with a girl in her belly to earn 225 dollars a week (What is inside a woman but … Continue reading Illegal Aliens: A Goddamned Prayer for Roma

Challenging Narratives: Pop Culture and the Refugee Crisis

by Kate McGuire 1. A Political and Moral Crisis In 2015, Europe received approximately 1.2 million first-time applications for asylum, more than double the amount received the year before. By summer 2015, some Greek islands were seeing an average of 1,000 arrivals by sea per day. Though routes are constantly in flux, the flow of … Continue reading Challenging Narratives: Pop Culture and the Refugee Crisis