Alba Isabel Lamar, China. The idea of beauty has, for many years, been defined by western ideology and western media. Women of color are both fetishized and rejected but seldom has my experience been that those in power look to judge us based on the content of our character.
Krystle Irvine, Los Angeles, CA.
Shara Standefer Montoya NM Being one of the few non-latino’s in both my family and community this is the response I always get when something like this comes up in the conversation is, “oh, I didn’t mean you. I forgot you were white!”
Valerie Herrera Albuquerque, NM
Edward F. Donovan Biloxi, MS
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