Forgotten, Cast Aside: Being A Minority In A Mexican Neighborhood

Growing up in a predominantly Mexican neighborhood, sisters Virginia and Fanny O’Vincent are no strangers to feeling like outsiders. “I wasn’t really allowed to express the curliness in my hair because many people would call it bushy or unruly,” says Fanny. “I was very afraid to wear braids in my hair, because they were seen as ‘ghetto.’” Read more at Boyle Heights Beat.

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