Rant: Appropriation within Chicanxs

A few months back, I wrote a post about my Chicana identity in which I talked about feeling out of place. While it is a valid struggle, it is one that is of little importance compared to others. At the time of writing said post, I was not fully aware of some issues within our … Continue reading Rant: Appropriation within Chicanxs

March Quote of the Month

"Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year." I went through a rough patch. I cried to the point where I couldn't remember a day I had not cried. I felt something on me, preventing me from breathing correctly. There was a never-ending to-do list on my mind. Guilt spread through me whenever … Continue reading March Quote of the Month

Chicana

Growing up in a Mexican household while living in the United States is not necessarily easy. From the outside world, there is this pressure to assimilate into American culture. Even little things, like people being shocked you do not understand a pop culture reference, make you feel like the oddball. Withing your family and Mexican … Continue reading Chicana