On July 25, 1898 the United States invaded and seized the island of Puerto Rico, ushering in an era of colonization, repression, and imperialist hegemony that has yet to end one hundred and twenty-two years later. For over a century, the United States has culturally, economically, and politically strangled Puerto Rico, an enclave of indigenous […]
About Xio Torres
Xiomara is originally from Reading, Pennsylvania and has lived in Philadelphia since 2018. She graduated from Columbia University in 2015 with a degree in Latin American studies, and has worked in education and translation. She is an Afro Puerto Rican writer, a communist committed to learning, a lover of food, sister to 5 siblings, and a budding organizer. Outside of her 9-5 and her work with PSL, Xio enjoys being mom to her dog Sade and her cat Joaquin.