Born and raised in Detroit, Anamaría Flores is an educator-activist. Currently an adjunct instructor at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY) in the South Bronx where she has lived for almost two decades, Anamaría has taught in the CUNY system for seventeen years at the community college, senior college, and graduate school levels. At Hostos Anamaría teaches courses on the Harlem Renaissance and Hip-Hop History in the Black Studies Unit of the Humanities Department. A community college graduate herself, Anamaría has dedicated her teaching career to workingwith students who come from backgrounds similar to hers: children of working-class Latin American immigrants who are more often than not the first in their families to attend college.

Anamaría has published in Socialism and Democracy and The Feminist Wire and has been a participant on panels at the Left Forum in the past on the work of U.S. historian Theodore W. Allen, the author of The Invention of the White Race, Volumes I and II. At this time she is working on a manuscript about sex magick and pussy power in the literature of women of color across the Americas. She can be reached at