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  • Dear Briceida,
    I really like your shadow box! I can also relate to you when you said that others think you are Muslim but you are actually Mexican- American. Just like me where people think that I am Mexican but I’m actually Salvadoran. It’s really good that you know the difference between dominant narrative and counter narrative. Also it’s good…[Read more]

  • Thank you Reyna I really appreciate the comment you left. I don’t think you are extra for not calling herself hispanic or latinx like you suppose to. You get to decided on how you want to identify yourself. I don’t be nosy but I wonder why you don’t call yourself hispanic? If you are comfortable sharing why I would really appreciate. Also I really…[Read more]

  • Dear Melody,
    I really like your box and your counter narrative about your box. I agree with you that family is everything to you. I also agree with you about growing up without your father and I can relate to you about that since my father left me when I was younger. Other things I agree with you is about being a student and also about Latina.

  • Dear, Melody I really like your box because it’s really creative. I agree with you that family is everything and I much love you have for your family. Also we both Latina ayy lit.

  • I have chosen to include an El Salvador flag because I’m proud of being Salvadoran as my Ethnicity even though my Nationality is American. I decided to put both flags on the bottom because they have both a

    • I love love love how you know the difference between ethnicity and nationality. It’s something that most people don’t understand and have it very confused which is understandable but it’s amazing that you know.I agree that being a female of color comes with struggles. I agree identity as xicana a term that is growing in population but its still not that liked people or some people just believe i’m being extra for not calling myself hispanic or latinx like i’m “supposed” too. The lights ideology really made me smile. Yes, their is always some light even when you see mostly darkness and i’m glad to hear you have support. Value that because it’s truly important for those dark moments.

    • Dear jenny
      my name is melody, I am a freshman and currently attend life academy. I really enjoyed reading your shadow box statement. there were lines in your article that I felt I could connect to. when you stated that, The” two people who helped me the most were Grady and Melody, my two best friends. Also, my sister” because the two people that supported me were Jennifer, Grady and my sister. I cant wait to see what you post next.
      best, melody

    • Thank you Reyna I really appreciate the comment you left. I don’t think you are extra for not calling herself hispanic or latinx like you suppose to. You get to decided on how you want to identify yourself. I don’t be nosy but I wonder why you don’t call yourself hispanic? If you are comfortable sharing why I would really appreciate. Also I really appreciate you saying that I know the difference between ethnicity and nationality because there are so many people who don’t. Thank you Reyna.

    • hi my name is daniel i like how you put both flags on your shadow box in how you go to the musem

  • Dear Olga,
    I do agree with you on it’s unfair that low income people are not treated the same as high income people. One reason I say this is because it makes me sad when I see low income people struggle so much that they can’t even provide food on the table anymore. I also agree on you on people of color supporting instead of representing. I rea…[Read more]

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