Immigration

Anik Khan Releases His Single “Columbus” in Response to #MuslimBan

February 2, 2017

“America was made from black backs and brown shoulders, yellow and beige arms we brought culture” Queens-based rapper Anik Khan released his single “Columbus” today. The song is a direct response to the anti-immigration and racist fervor that led to Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from entering the country. In a post he made on Instagram right … Read More

Green Card

December 14, 2014

Did you know green cards are actually green? The well-worn, multi-folded form that stuck Through the back of my mother’s wallet Like a red letter like a brand forever pressed To her throat pointing like A ‘here I am here I am’ neon sign, a giant arrow Above her head blinking the truth. Green-eyed, green-papered, monster … Read More

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