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NBC News profiles my recent performance at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

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NBC News profiled my recent performance at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Kind of mind-blowing to see poetry get this kind of coverage. Watch it HERE

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“17 Of The Most Spectacular Latino Clapbacks In 2016″ (The Huffington Post)

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Thank you to The Huffington Post for including me in this list: “17 Of The Most Spectacular Latino Clapbacks In 2016″: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/17-of-the-most-spectacular-latino-clapbacks-in-2016_us_58586110e4b03904470a5d5f

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Standing ovation at The White House.

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When I first fell in love with writing when I was 17, I never could have dreamed that I would one day close out a summit at The White House and get a standing ovation with my momma in the second row: https://youtu.be/u5OzLhn1j-0?t=6h23m23s  

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Just got word that I was voted 2016 Best Diversity Artist by the readers of Campus Activities Magazine!!

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HUGE, heartfelt thank you to all of the students, staff, and faculty that nominated and voted for me. I’m stunned. http://www.campusactivitiesmagazine.com/articles.php?articleID=20160402

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“What does Hispanic look like?” video reaches 1,000,000 views

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1,000,000 views and counting. #WhatDoesHispanicLookLike? Heartfelt thank you to Rosario Dawson, The Huffington Post, Vibe Magazine, Latino Rebels, Gina Rodriguez, and everyone else who has championed the poem!  

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