Amanda Alcantara is a writer. She is the co-founder of La Galeria Magazine, a magazine for Dominican Diaspora, and author of the blog Radical Latina. Amanda writes about the intersections of gender and race from a political and personal perspective. Her work has appeared on Telesur, Feministing, Guerrilla Feminism, and El Diario. Amanda also does community theater and writes poetry. She’s a firm believer in healing through art and in fighting for liberation. A map of the world turned upside down hangs on her wall.