In Spanish, It Means “Ser Fuerte”
Archives / Christina Lydia / Inspired By: Inspirational & Influential Voices / Pt. 6

In Spanish, It Means “Ser Fuerte”

Tenacity has a few official definitions, one of them being the character of a strong and/or determined person. And, in the context of women and marginalized voices, Tenacity means a person that has the courage to stand for issues that are passionate, to voice out opinions that are political at times and that affect a large group of people, and to hold to your convictions, your truths. Continue reading

Let’s talk about… Literature & Writing: Sameness, Color Blindness, Authenticity, & Legitimacy
Archives / Christina Lydia / Events & Articles On Literature / Pt. 6

Let’s talk about… Literature & Writing: Sameness, Color Blindness, Authenticity, & Legitimacy

Sameness in literature should not be limited to The Giver or to children’s literature, especially when there is a larger literary conversation that calls for the inclusion of stronger, more diverse words about what is deemed the same and what is viewed as different. Continue reading