Each character in The Resisters was named in honor of scholars, artists, and activists that inspire us.

Gloria: named after Gloria Anzaldúa

Gloria's Mama/Angela/Graciela: named after Angela Davis and Grace Lee Boggs

Gloria's Dad/Octavio/Ricardo Flores: named after Octavia Butler and Ricardo Flores Magón

Lucinda Carteaux: named after Lucy Parsons and Christiana Carteaux Bannister

Yuri: named after Yuri Kochiyama

Nat: named after Nat Turner

Cousin Cornel: named after Sergeant Cornel Young, Jr.