Taylor Portela

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About Taylor Portela

Taylor Portela Alumnus of UM—English / Philosophy; Joyce and Woolf and Morrison enthusiast; lover of music, coffee, and queers.


These past few months, in particular, have seen the rise of vi(sce)ral hashtags: from #JeSuisCharlie and #JeSuisAhmed to #BlackLivesMatter and the infamous, whitewashed #AllLivesMatter. However, as time moves away from their inception, these hashtags begin to lose their original power, which is not a shocker. [...]