Mexican and Salvadoran

People need to know who I am, where I come from… not necessarily where I come from, but where my parents came from, and how their cultures nurtured me. I know a lot of mixed kids like me, Mexican and Salvadoran; we’re common in California. When I was a young-buck, I didn’t know what I … Continue reading

Latino: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

I used to be a perplexed little kid… impatient because I couldn’t pull of the “bowl-cut” look with my hair, not really understanding what “brown” meant in reference to my people. When I look down, when I’m naked, I go “wow, I’m super-brown”, undeniably a descendant of something deeper than just “Latino”. I’m glad I went … Continue reading