A Latina’s Rebaptism

Choosing American Over Self

Photo by Roi Dimor on Unsplash

Latinos try so hard to be American in the United States, sometimes it kills us. This assimilation, pushed by our own family once we come into this country, has us losing ourselves to the point of extinction.

We get to a point where we don’t know a word in English or Spanish. When the accent comes out on special occasions — frustration and anger. When we…

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