By deconstructing the myth behind “La Ropa Sucía” (Dirty Laundry) we can encourage others to air their dirty laundry proudly, even if that entails making everyone else in the room slightly uncomfortable.
As scholars of diversity, we argue that the hasty adaptation of Latinx requires stronger qualified attention.
This is Urrea, a hell of a writer who’s wickedly funny, writes sex scenes like Neruda, and constructs his 60-plus-years narrative with the care of an urban planner.
As a sociologist who specializes in research on social inequalities, I believe this way of capturing race and ethnicity undermines the country’s ability to serve vulnerable communities.
One problem with wholesale, national adoption of the term is its inconsistent meanings.
We must build solidarity by being vulnerable and engaging to understand, rather than to respond.
Everything after that is a blur. And honestly, it was all a blur for many, many months after.
The Spanish decided to use the letter X to represent this foreign sound that they could not pronounce.
So what’s liberating about a movement if it reifies old hierarchies of color and class?
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“So a win for me is a win for you.”
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My heart pounded in my chest—not once in my life had I seen a book (fiction) about someone so much like me.
The study estimates that this group is about 5 million people.
Despite all its other well-documented faults, the show stands out in its representation of Afro-Latinx characters.
I was so politically, physically, and aesthetically estranged from my heritage that it felt like a lie.
It’s time we retire this “Hispanic as ethnicity” distinction.
Confessing that I do not speak Spanish has always felt embarrassing and shameful.
Like many women, my whirlwind of failed romances left me fearful and insecure.
Now 23, Arleene uses art to spark conversations about immigration, although she remains fearful of of the consequences of being undocumented.