I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return. I am not Taina. Taino is in me, but there is no way back. I am not European. Europe lives in me , but I have no home there. I am new. History made me. My first language was Spanglish. I was born at the crossroads and I am whole.
—Aurora Levins Morales
This is one of my favorites.