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Sometimes We’re Invisible by Emanuel Xavier

20 Nov 2017 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

SOMETIMES WE’RE INVISIBLE By Emanuel Xavier what we choose to remember what we choose to forget a new drug known as crack appeared on the streets the same year Venus Xtravaganza, 23, was found Read more […]

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Thoughts and Prayers

7 Nov 2017 | Under Uncategorized, Writing | Posted by | 0 Comments

THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS by Emanuel Xavier “Your silence will not protect you” – Audre Lorde thoughts and prayers equal silence. i will not remain silent psalms not poems blood-stained Read more […]

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21 Jul 2017 | Under Writing | Posted by | 0 Comments

I was only seventeen the year you died of a heroin overdose. Fab 5 Freddy read a poem by Langston at your memorial. I was just a hustler at the piers you stared at weeks before. I had no idea how Read more […]

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Broken Window by Emanuel Xavier

4 May 2016 | Under Writing | Posted by | 0 Comments

BROKEN WINDOW by Emanuel Xavier   i was once one with the night— defiant building reaching for the cobalt sky bright city lights the air crisp with defiance now i watch as i lay in my Read more […]

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An Evening With Miguel Algarin

17 Nov 2015 | Under Event | Posted by | 0 Comments

Miguel Algarin has perhaps undoubtedly been one of the biggest influences in my life. Without the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, which he co-founded, there would likely be fewer voices like myself given the Read more […]

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Survival: Looking back at a violent crime a decade later

25 Oct 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

It was 10 years ago today, on October 25, 2005 that I survived being beaten by a group of teens. The incident, rumored to be a hate crime, left me only temporarily emotionally and physically defeated. Read more […]

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31 Aug 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

As some of you may know, I had surgery to remove a vestibular schwannoma in early 2006 discovered after an incident which will have a ten-year-anniversary coming up this year on October 25. I have Read more […]

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Americano- Happy Fourth of July!

4 Jul 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Happy Fourth of July to all my fellow Americans and Americano’s!   AMERICANO by Emanuel Xavier I look at myself in the mirror trying to figure out what makes me an American I see Ecuador Read more […]

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LOGO & The Ski Trip- ten year anniversary

30 Jun 2015 | Under TBT | Posted by | 0 Comments

The cast of “The Ski Trip” with a fan- Emanuel Xavier, Daren J. Fleming, fan, Cassie Cruz, director Maurice Jamal  (Washington, DC, 2005) Ten years ago, on June 30, 2005, the LOGO network launched as Read more […]

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5-year-anniversary Legendary music video

23 Jun 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Five years ago, on this date, we released a fun throwback 90s video for Legendary- The E-mix directed by Arie Ohayon.  Fresh off The Legendary Project at El Museo del Barrio, the music video was choreographed Read more […]

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