Tatooine

from Junot Díaz – The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Excerpt) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Depending on your fanboy orientation either the first or second most famous desert planet in nerdom. Again when I saw those landscapes in Star Wars I felt surge of kinship. Shit, on first viewing I also thought my man’s name was Juan Kenobi. But that’s what happens when you’re an immigrant kid of color in a culture that erases your community completely. You start inventing filiations.

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