Author: José Ángel Navejas

Un poema de José Ángel Navejas

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José Ángel Navejas Letras trashumantes

Essential Services

To be undocumented means, first, to be on the run. Then, on the lookout. Always. This is why, during the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the measures being implemented nationwide, such as “shelter-in-place,” are both familiar and contradictory to their basic needs, their quotidian reality...

José Ángel Navejas Dossier

Speech delivered at Cal State, East Bay

Each afternoon, when I pick up my daughter from the bilingual public school she attends in our small Midwestern town, I see it—a snapshot of the future of this country: white, African-American, Asian, Middle Eastern, and Hispanic children playing happily together.

José Ángel Navejas Semillas culturales

The Border

When I was 19 years old, I broke through the border and eventually materialized in Chicago. Ever since, the Midwest has been home to me. That was about 26 years ago, and if back then someone had told me I would be..

José Ángel Navejas Dossier