I wanna reply like this any time a guy wants to talk to me #streetharassment #goldengirls
The Unknown History of Latino Lynchings
Speak Out! Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
The following is a summary & analysis of Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review article, “Law of the Noose: A History of Latino Lynching” by Richard Delgado.
Delgado attempts to shed light on a largely unknown history of Latinos, particularly Mexican-Americans in the…
This is sickening.
2014 NYC Walk to End Alzheimer’s: 10/19/2014
A few weeks ago I asked for Latin@s to submit videos of themselves speaking out about their mental illness. In full transparency, I only received one submission which was from one of my friends. But I can understand the hesitation. It is a lot to ask for people to come out and make themselves vulnerable to criticism, judgments, and shame.
So I decided that I should submit one of my own so that maybe others can follow suit. Whether or not something comes out of this, it doesn’t matter. I want people who look like me to know that they are not alone. There are so many instances where white people show how they have overcome the struggle of mental illness but I never see someone like me. So I decided to do it myself.
Please feel free to see me as someone you can reach out to and count on. We have to support one another. This is one of the hardest things I have ever done but I am who I am. I am not my circumstances. I am my resilience.
My grandmother suffers from Alzheimer’s and she means the world to me. She raised me when my mom was busy working because she was a single mother. My grandmother made sure I was always showed love. It’s hard to see someone you love slowly deteriorate in front of you. Please help me raise my goal of $100 for the walk! I will greatly appreciate it.
Video games have been proven to be a more efficient method of overcoming depression than counseling among teens.
Um what? I’ve never liked video games! Well except for Super Mario Bros. on the Super Nintendo…