• Juan wrote a new post, Erasure 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    By: Juan Gil

    When people look at me they see my assigned identity which is being light-skinned and sometimes they think I am White. But my chosen identity is Latino, a Mexican. I have chosen to include the

    • I’m a student at San Jose State University

      I found it interesting that you included how many people think you’re white due to your skin color. I really liked how you included that you’re proud to be Latino, Mexican, and I like how you included the different objects that help represent you.

    • Hey Juan! I am a student at San Jose State University! I really connected to your shadow box because a lot of people do not think I am Mexican because I am light-skinned. What I found interesting was the wall that you included that represents a struggle. I enjoyed all of the Mexican objects that you displayed in your box.

  • Juan became a registered member 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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