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Brandon Loran Maxwell is a writer, speaker, and prize winning essayist. His writings have been cited at the U.S. Supreme Court, The Los Angeles Times, Vox, and The Washington Post. In addition, his writings have been published at The Hill, Salon, Townhall, The Washington Examiner, The Oregonian, and the Foundation For Economic Education, among others. He regularly speaks on various social topics. His personal essay "Notes From An American Prisoner" was awarded a Writer's Digest prize in 2014. He holds a B.S. in political science, and writes about politics and culture.


A Love Letter To The Crazy Life

There will always be people from your past that trivialize change, sermonize poison, and disparage dreams. But for those people from your past that encourage...


The Cult Of “In The Heights”

Latinos are NOT monolithic. Yet for months, “In The Heights” was shoved down everybody’s throat as the answer to every perceived problem with Latinos in film...


Chicanos Remember The Abilene Walkout

On Saturday, activists marched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 school walkouts in Abilene, Texas. In total, about 300 students—mostly Mexican...


6 Quick Takeaways From The Debate

The Democrats kicked off another debate tonight, this time on CNN. The debate was three hours long, but never shy of interesting moments, even if it lacked...


Escaping The Past

There are a hundred avenues to escape the future, but not a single road to escape the past.

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