Born in Nicaragua and raised in Miami, Prisca Mojica Rodriguez had expected some culture shock upon moving to Nashville in 2012 to attend Vanderbilt Divinity School. But she hadn’t expected to rebuild the entire framework for understanding her identity. Read the rest here.
This “electrifying debut” (Los Angeles Times) arms women of color with the tools and knowledge they need to find success on their own terms For generations, Brown girls have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism, often feeling alone in the struggle. By founding Latina Rebels,
I do not get told I do not look Latina enough, and people are never in disbelief when they hear me identify as Latina. In fact, I have been told I look too Latina and that I act and look too Nicaraguan, specifically. Among my communities, I am the Latina
written by Jessica Hoppe For nearly a decade Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez has stood at the forefront of a cultural shift—the reckoning of the colonial project through the veil of Latinidad. Establishing a platform in 2013 via social media, Mojica Rodríguez bucked popular expectations of “Hispanic excellence” and narratives
Culture shock greeted Nicaraguan American author Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez when she moved from Miami to Nashville several years ago. She came to Music City with a full ride scholarship to Vanderbilt Divinity School, but she did not anticipate how difficult it would be to feel like she belonged when
BY LORRAINE AVILAOCTOBER 1, 2021 One thing BIPOC folks are going to do is storytell to survive, to thrive, to sustain, to rememory. Despite the ways the publishing world continues to give us the bare minimum, our craft is being perfected in community — and we take every chance to take
published SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 AT 10:47AM AM EDT I remember calling my mami from an inflatable mattress in a dingy basement I had just moved into. I remember the self-nurturing and self-assurance I had to do just to dial her number. I was calling my mami to tell her
For Brown Girls With Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts Is a Love Letter to BIWOCAuthor Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez’s new book For Brown Girls With Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts is a love letter to BIWOC.POPSUGAR LatinaRaquel Reichard Eight years ago, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez founded the digital
For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender HeartsThe founder of Latina Rebels and a “Latinx Activist You Should Know”(Teen Vogue) arms women of color with the tools and knowledge they need to fi...Seal PressPrisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez
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"This marks the third (and hopefully final) announcements issue we’ve done fully remotely. Much has changed in the year since we published our fall 2020 preview, and things nearly unthinkable then are a reality now. Shops and restaurants are open, finding toilet paper isn’t a Navy SEAL–type