"Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez makes a fist and shows off the word “LOCA” inked across her knuckles. Men, other women and even her parents had called her crazy in attempts to dismiss her, so she took ownership of the word. She wrote about the tattoo in her first book, For Brown Girls With Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color, and the idea of reclaiming and reimagining the words used to hurt people informs her sophomore effort."

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