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Bleeding from Love

Bleeding From Love By: Arlette Morales Love Something so powerful it can destroy any war. Hate Something so powerful it can destroy one’s self. East Oakland, Where two households alike in dignity are held. Both stained with the blood of eachother. The Crips The Bloods A feud that began in the 70’s. Both gangs have love for the game and […]

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Arlette’s Shadow Box

When people see me, they see a female that’s weak and that’s only good for serving men. They see a Mexican who robs and is illegal. When people see me, they see that I’m a gang member because I’m from Oakland. But these are just dominant narratives of my life, you see I’m a female but that doesn’t mean I’m […]

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