What does it mean to be Mexican in the U.S.?

Honestly, that’s an important question we should be asking ourselves. I say that not only because of the rhetoric around the Mexican experience that has been so prevalent this election season, although that’s part of the reason we should be talking about this. The main reason, for me, that attempting […]

Texas Pride: Lizzie Velasquez

I’m sharing this video today because last week someone else shared it on my Facebook stream, and ever since then I have been tremendously inspired by this young woman.  Not only has Lizzie Velasquez managed to rise above the ignorance that at at one point in her life labeled her […]