Tattooing my identity

With each new tattoo, a young woman is claiming pieces of her history. Raised in the foster care system, she’s gradually learning about her family and her Mexican culture. “I’m using tattoos to inscribe my family’s story on my skin, because I went so long not knowing my history or my identity.” Listen to the […]

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Am I Latina enough?

A Latina teen grew up dealing with people questioning her identity because she didn’t speak Spanish and has curly hair. A trip to another part of California changed the way she thinks about her culture. “There, I saw Latinos with many different skin tones, types of hair, and levels of Spanish fluency.” Listen to the […]

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