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Struggling With My Identity As A White Passing Latina

For Fresno’s Gabrielle Rivas, acceptance among the Latinx community was always hard to find. As a light-skinned Latina, Rivas constantly faced discrimination from within her own ethnic group who couldn’t understand the diversity of the Latinx community. “As a white-passing Latina, it is difficult negotiating identity when myself and others are pushed away from the culture we identify with.” Read more at the kNOw.

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This entry was posted on June 14, 2018 by in Print, The kNOw and tagged , , .

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