As a proud Mexican-American born in
Let’s start at the beginning. When
Presently Latino immigrants are coming into this country, a country of freedom and opportunity, to make something better for themselves. But when they come here, they are greeted with hostility. It is a fact that most states’ bills of rights were written in Spanish before being translated into English. Again, when coming here we are forgotten and considered a minority. In the coming years, though, Latinos will be the majority. We can stand and be proud only if we unite.
I look at situations here in the
I have been approached by racism, and I guarantee that I will continue to be spitted on because of my ethnicity. I cannot imagine knowing why people are so racist towards us. We are a proud, struggling, and knowing people. I cannot see the racism ending soon unless we, the new generation, try to put an end to it now.
By C.C., a high school student