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Let’s Go! | Travel Apps for Disabled Bodies

Navigating cities can be overwhelming in the best of times, and for travelers with disabilities, it can be frustrating. Enter technology. The availability of apps that cater to handicapped travelers has made traveling immensely easier. As such, here ... Read More...

Africa’s Legacy in Mexico | A Legacy of Slavery

When I arrived in Mexico about two decades ago to begin research on the early history of Africans and their descendants there, a young student politely told me that I was embarking on a wild goose chase. Mexico had never imported slaves from Africa, ... Read More...

Afro Mexicans

Afro Mexicans, a population that ascended from the enslaved Africans of Spanish colonizers in the 1600s and escaped slaves reclaiming their freedom in Northern ... Read More...

Mexican Food | The Whole Enchilada Rolled Into One

One of America's most popular ethnic cuisines is unquestionably Mexican. How far we have come from those hard, crisp tacos and lard-laden refried beans. Dating back to the Mayan culture circa 1500 BC, corn and beans have formed the foundation of orig... Read More...

ARCHIVISTS’ NOTE | AUGUST 2019

Now we come to the end of our Elements issue with this month’s theme:  Earth. This month we’re exploring Guerilla Farming in Urban Cities with Andrew Bruce, owner of Plant Jamaica - a seven-acre farm in Stony Hill, Jamaica. In his interview, Bruce... Read More...